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U. S. Black Farmers Eye Next Move In Bias Lawsuit

Black farmers engaged in a discrimination suit against the U. S. government will give Congress more time to approve funds to compensate them for years of mistreatment, but they have not set any hard deadlines, an advocate for the group said April 1. If the process drags on too long, the farmers could decide to

U. S. watchdogs call for tighter GMO oversight

More oversight and coordination is needed among federal agencies to prevent unapproved releases of genetically modified crops into the environment and food and feed supply, the investigative arm of the U. S. Congress said Dec. 5. Since 2000, there have been six known unauthorized releases of GMO crops into the food supply involving GMO corn