Tuna & Beef Recalls, GMO Food, and Obesity Taxes:

Tuna & Beef Recalls, GMO Food, and Obesity Taxes:

Kathryn Hill
Aug 13, 2008

Here we are with the weekly news roundup. Lots of interesting stuff inside! Read on ...

Monsanto is abandoning growth hormone production to focus on GMO foods.

Whole Foods recalls Coleman Natural ground beef packed between June 2 and August 6.

While many Third World countries have banned GMO crops, Honduras decided to embrace them, hoping it will avert a food shortage crisis.

Concerned about obesity, the French government is debating whether to raise taxes on high-fat foods such as cheese and foie gras.

Home Made brands tuna salad recalled due to possible listeria contamination.

In spite of the floods earlier this year in the Midwest, farmers report that this year's corn and soybean yields are looking very good. Whew!

(Image: Flickr user benandclare)

Created with Sketch.