The people behind the comedy website Funny or Die produced a video in conjunction with the group Peel Back the Label showing how ridiculous and deceptive food labels like All Natural and Non-GMO are. You can watch it here (H/T AGWEB)
This video gives the background about the man behind Glyphosate, why he is winning some of the highest honors in science despite environmentalist chemophobia about his invention, and why farmers use pesticides.
The most common variety of banana, the seedless Cavendish, is under threat from a fungus known as Fusarium wilt. The Wall Street Journal reports that research projects are under way around the globe to find a replacement using (you guessed it) genetic modification.