Daily Archives: September 21, 2015

North Korea says main nuclear complex operational; warns U.S.

World | Tue Sep 15, 2015 5:44pm EDT SEOUL | BY JACK KIM AND JU-MIN PARK North Korea said on Tuesday its main nuclear complex was operating and it was working to improve the “quality and quantity” of weapons which it could use against the United States at “any time.” The comments on North Korea’s official news agency came after its space agency said late Monday it was […]

French Court confirms Monsanto Guilty of Chemical Poisoning

September 10, 2015 12:09 PM  . View photo French cereal farmer Paul Francois leaves Lyon courthouse December 12, 2011. REUTERS/Robert Pratta LYON/PARIS, France (Reuters) – A French court upheld on Thursday a 2012 ruling in which Monsanto was found guilty of chemical poisoning of a French farmer, who says he suffered neurological problems after inhaling the U.S. company’s Lasso weedkiller. The decision by an appeal court in […]

The Battle for Labeling Genetically Modified Foods

Politics | Tue Sep 8, 2015 4:18pm EDT Related: POLITICS, HEALTH Battle lines drawn as legislative fight over labeling looms BY CAREY GILLAM    Combatants in a national food fight over labeling genetically modified products are gearing up for a showdown in the U.S. Senate, campaign leaders said on Tuesday. The tactics range from old-fashioned lobbying to modern social media campaigns, and both sides say it is too […]