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Organic Industry Stands Their Ground at Ag Summit

Friday, March 13, 2015

This week, a USDA summit in North Carolina has become ground zero for the debate between bioengineered and organic food industries.

Wall Street Journal’s Jacob Bunge:

Farmers of all sorts need to acknowledge that “a significant percentage of our community wants to know whether or not they’re eating GMOs,” said Lynn Clarkson, president of Clarkson Grain Co., a Cerro Gordo, Ill., company that specializes in marketing non-biotech crops. 

Read more about the USDA summit here.

Table Scraps

TakePart profiles how Millennials are changing the way the world eats.

HuffPo looks at the veterans who will feel the brunt of proposed SNAP cuts. 

Tweet of the Day

SHAKE SHACK @shakeshack

The best thing since sliced bread? All of our @potatorolls buns worldwide will be non-GMO: http://bit.ly/ss-non-gmo-buns 

Herd Around the Hill

Cereal milk and compost cookies?!? Any New York City foodie can vouch, Momofuku Milk Bar cannot arrive in DC soon enough.

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