Wednesday news bites for April 9, 2008

Grains Gone Wild - Paul Krugman (NYT) on the policies and practices that sent food prices through the roof.

U.S. food shoppers hit the highway to save a buck - Reuters on what some are doing about it. Sadly, buying local isn't among the implemented strategies.

Monsanto's Harvest of Fear - Monsanto makes even the smallest farmers pay a heavy price for disobedience.

New food safety label introduced to certify your meat is safe - We'll just have to assume the labelers aren't lying

Study: Food additives impact hyperactivity - Totally unsurprising. Can we have a study like this conducted in the United States? Please? Like, yesterday?

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