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Digest: Farmed fish eating melamine, too, clone wars getting uglier, fruits & veggies may get Farm Bill love

NEWS Farmed fish latest to be fed contaminated feed: The FDA has revealed that farmed fish were also fed meal spiked with melamine, the industrial chemical linked to the ongoing recall of pet foods, though — surprise!— "the contamination level was probably too low to pose a danger to anyone who may have...

Digest: Tomato pickers get raise, Norman Borlaug to the rescue, Wal-Mart retreats

There's a golf course worth of links coming at ya. Fore! Pennies add up: McDonald's has reached agreement with a Florida farmworkers organization to pay 1 cent more per pound for the tomatoes it buys from state farms. Think that's nothing? It's a 75 percent pay raise for the laborers. Time for Burger King...

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