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Tea Party lashes out at ‘Monsanto Protection Act’

Tea Party lashes out at ‘Monsanto Protection Act’

Members of the Tea Party have joined protesters standing up against the ‘Monsanto Protection Act’, calling the provision a ‘special interest loophole’ for friends of Congress. The provision has now sparked so much outrage that both the far right and the far left are uniting in their condemnation of Section 735 of the Agricultural Appropriations […]

Major US retailers reject ‘frankenfish’

Major US retailers reject ‘frankenfish’

A number of top US grocery stores, including Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods, have pledged to reject selling the genetically engineered “frankenfish” if it is allowed on the market in April. The mutant fish was engineered by scientists at a company called AquaBounty, which has spent more than 15 years and $50 million researching and perfecting the […]

Grand Opening: Cork and Fork Restaurant in LaQuinta

Grand Opening: Cork and Fork Restaurant in LaQuinta

A new restaurant is opening in LaQuinta on January 18th called the Cork and Fork. The restaurant features small plates of food and a variety of wines. Chef Andie Hubka and business Manager Jane Angwin are owners of Cooking with Class which is just next door. Class members and customers kept asking when they were […]