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It`s been quite a year for food and farming coverage here at Grist. Below is a wrap-up of some of the biggest stories of the year.
1. The worst drought in half a century
Corn withered, farmers scowled and resorted to feeding ...
Opponents of genetically engineered foods on Wednesday blocked shipments and deliveries at Monsanto Co's vegetable seed company in California that developed a new genetically modified sweet corn that will hit stores this fall.
In a column last month, New York Times food writer Mark Bittman wondered, "Why Aren't GMO
ed?" After laying out some of the basic arguments in favor of label
ing -- most obviously, the contradiction between the USDA finding that ...
In recent years climate change is seen as the major contributor to the food security threat.
While food prices have been rising, farmers in particular have been seeing their crop yield dwindling as the climate change unleashed floods, ...
She is, in the eyes of the law, America's most dangerous eco-terrorist: a self-confessed serial arsonist who resorted to fire and destruction to register her opposition to the fur industry and genetically modified crops.
But to those who ...