The U.S. is a second-class participant in the $60-billion international bamboo industry as an importer and consumer but hasn’t yet entered the production side of growing and manufacturing. However, the sideline status of U.S. agriculture is rapidly changing: Bamboo is set to go big on U.S. farmland.
Major American retailers have been selling premium-priced sheets purportedly made of Egyptian cotton — a byword for luxury in linens — but that may in reality be woven with lower-quality cotton blends. Read moreRead More »
With a wave of consolidation hitting the agrochemical industry, more questions are being raised about the potential legal liabilities of prime acquisition targets like Monsanto Co. and Syngenta AG. Some of these liabilities are easily quantifiable, but there’s at least one area where legal exposure is much less clear: GMO[…]Read More »