The fight over food containing genetically modified ingredients is at a fever pitch. The U.S. House recently passed a bill limiting labels for GMO food, but the policy debate is not over and includes a little science, lots of money and a food system under fire.
Many of the more than 3 million migrant farmworkers that plant and pick the fruits and vegetables we eat live on the farms they work for. The rules for their housing may be changing, however, throwing the industry into flux.
Habitat loss has contributed to a sharp decline in the population of native bees and other pollinators, creating worries that these vital species won't be able to help pollinate U.S. fruits, vegetables and other crops.