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Imported Organic Food May Be Falling Short of U.S. Certification

Some organic food may not live up to its label. That’s the finding of an audit published Monday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Inspector General, which examined organic trade. The agency evaluated, in part, the compliance of imported organic products with U.S. government standards.   Read more

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Biotechnology

The European Court of Justice has ruled EU member state governments cannot ban the cultivation of genetically engineered crops without scientific evidence of risk to human health.   Read more

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Precision Agriculture

Do a 15 Minute Cybersecurity Makeover

Scan today’s headlines and it’s easy to see it’s a scary time in the digital age: an Equifax hack exposing up to 143 million credit records; mobile malware (malicious software) that targets early versions of Android Oreo; and new “phishing” scams affecting WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger users. Makes you want to unplug and go[…]

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