The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by Hurricane Lane.

The National Weather Service has predicted Hurricane Lane would pass to the south-southeast of Hawaii’s Big Island by Wednesday night and then begin a

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Being exempted from the Big Island’s new ban on genetically engineered crops will not protect Rainbow papaya growers from dramatic harm, says a top industry leader. Ross Sibucao, president of the Hawaii Papaya Industry Association, is among several farm and ranch leaders from the County of Hawaii who have filed
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If a majority of voters in either California or Washington state had supported labeling foods containing genetically modified ingredients, agribusinesses would likely have responded with a federal lawsuit against one or the other state. Now that lawsuit – or much of it – is coming together in the U.S. District 
Continue Reading Agribusinesses Challenge Kauai’s GM Crop Restriction Ordinance in Federal Court