Tuna & Beef Recalls, GMO Food, and Obesity Taxes:Top food news for August 11-15

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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.

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.

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!

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