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GMO apples to arrive at “test stores” this month, grocer names remain secretive

By Howard Roark Natural News February 5, 2017   GMO apples to arrive at “test stores” this month, grocer names remain secretive     February 2017 marks the introduction of genetically modified apples into US stores, sadly. The altered Golden Delicious apple will be the first to be test marketed, at ten Midwest locations. Okanagan […]

GMO apples to arrive at “test stores” this month, grocer names remain secretive

President Signs Law That Overturns Vermont GMO Labeling Rules, Replaces Them With Barcodes

President Signs Law That Overturns Vermont GMO Labeling Rules, Replaces Them With Barcodes

By Chris Morran Consumerist July 29, 2016   President Signs Law That Overturns Vermont GMO Labeling Rules, Replaces Them With Barcodes     Earlier this month, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fast-tracked a controversial piece of legislation aimed at overturning and preempting state laws for labeling foods made with genetically modified ingredients. The Senate passed […]


Pepsi, Frito-Lay Quietly Adding GMO Ingredient Labels To Some Foods

By Chris Morran Consumerist May 11, 2016   Pepsi, Frito-Lay Quietly Adding GMO Ingredient Labels To Some Foods   Whether or not you agree with mandatory labeling for foods containing genetically modified or genetically engineered ingredients, the Vermont law requiring this information on food sold in that state will go into effect on the first of […]

Pepsi, Frito-Lay Quietly Adding GMO Ingredient Labels To Some Foods

Commission fails to regulate new GMOs after intense US lobbying

Commission fails to regulate new GMOs after intense US lobbying

By Corporate Europe Observatory CorporateEurope.org April 21, 2016   Commission fails to regulate new GMOs after intense US lobbying     The European Commission has shelved a legal opinion confirming that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) produced through gene-editing and other new techniques fall under EU GMO law, following pressure from the US government. A series […]


‘This is What Consumers Want’: General Mills to Start Labeling GMOs

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams March 18, 2016   ‘This is What Consumers Want’: General Mills to Start Labeling GMOs Environmental and consumer advocacy groups hailed decision by food manufacturer and called on Congress to follow suit     General Mills will start labeling genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in all its food products, thanks to Vermont‘s […]

'This is What Consumers Want': General Mills to Start Labeling GMOs

Campbell Soup To Label Products Containing GMOs, Supports Mandatory Labeling

By Chris Morran Consumerist January 8, 2016   Campbell Soup To Label Products Containing GMOs, Supports Mandatory Labeling     While some large food producers contend that mandatory labeling of products containing genetically modified or genetically engineered ingredients would be a burdensome and unnecessary requirement, the folks at Campbell Soup Company have decided to not only […]


Poll: 9-In-10 Americans Support GMO Labeling

By Chris Morran Consumerist December 2, 2015   Poll: 9-In-10 Americans Support GMO Labeling   (James Vaughn)   Last month, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first-ever genetically engineered animal for sale as food in the U.S., but declared that this salmon would not need to carry any label identifying it as a genetically […]


With New Ban on Cultivation, Northern Ireland Joins EU’s Anti-GMO Ranks

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams September 22, 2015   With New Ban on Cultivation, Northern Ireland Joins EU’s Anti-GMO Ranks Environment minister expresses “concern” that growing GMOs would tarnish nation’s “clean and green image”     Yet another European nation has banned genetically modified (GM or GMO) crops, with Northern Ireland’s Minister for the Environment Mark […]


A Killer-Diller: GMO Soy makes Formaldehyde in our Gut

By F. William Engdahl New Eastern Outlook July 28, 2015   A Killer-Diller: GMO Soy makes Formaldehyde in our Gut     Of course only very pathologically damaged mothers would ever knowingly feed their family formaldehyde. But that’s precisely what hundreds of millions of families are unknowingly doing around the world every day. A brilliant […]


Surprise! Pro-GMO Lawmakers Get Big Funds from Agribusiness Lobbies

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams July 28, 2015   Surprise! Pro-GMO Lawmakers Get Big Funds from Agribusiness Lobbies Reps who voted against mandatory GMO labeling received three times as much money from food and agriculture lobbies     File this under unsurprising, but nefarious nonetheless. Members of U.S. Congress who vote against mandatory labeling for […]


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Monsanto Protection Act Part 2? New Bill Introduced Spells Bad News For GMO Activists

By Arjun Walia Collective Evolution June 21, 2015   Monsanto Protection Act Part 2? New Bill Introduced Spells Bad News For GMO Activists     A couple of years ago, a bill was introduced (H.R. 933) allowing big biotech corporations, like Monsanto, to override United States federal courts on the issue of planting experimental genetically […]