Assorted Links

Cargill has a new web site on ground beef (i was especially interested in the parts on sourcing/tracing and on lean-fine-textured beef - aka pink slime)

The patent on the first generation of GMO soybeans is set to expire

Calls for GMO labeling hit the east coast

The students were assigned to do this (lobby for soft drink bans) might want to also read this (its tough actually implementing these things)

Here is one creative way to solve a water shortage problem

The comments section is unusually good in this NPR blog post asking whether it is humane to eat meat