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Posts tagged genetically modified foods

May 17, 2016

 

Worker Javier Alcantar tends to corn crops

GMOs Are Safe, But Don’t Always Deliver On Promises (Report)

A new report from the National Academy of Sciences knocked down some pro-GMO claims, and urged federal agencies to change the way these foods are regulated.

March 31, 2016

 

A bunch of red bananas glistens in the light

Activists: GMO Bananas Do Not Appeal

Activists are demanding an end to research on GMO bananas designed to fight vitamin A deficiency.

March 29, 2016

 

A Kellogg's logo is emblazoned on the side of a factory

Food Companies Pledge To Add GMO Labels Nationwide

After a GMO labeling bill was blocked in the US Senate, big food companies announced plans to comply with Vermont's label law.

March 2, 2016

 

Senator Pat Roberts speaks at a Senate Agriculture meeting.

Ag Committee Passes Voluntary GMO Label Bill

The Senate Agriculture Committee voted in favor of a bill that would make labels voluntary for foods containing genetically modified ingredients.

January 29, 2016

 

A pile of snow adorns the home of Maine's state legislature

Maine Mulls Standalone GMO Label Law

Lawmakers in Maine want to remove a provision in the state's GMO label law that makes it dependent on passage of similar laws in other states.

May 31, 2013

People Power 

sign in the bushes

March Against Monsanto Raised Awareness About GMOs

Indianapolis was one of 436 cities worldwide that held a March Against Monsanto event on Saturday, May 25.

March 9, 2013

Holiday Celebration 

black-eyed-peas-soaking

Food Stamps At The Farmers Market, Two Recipes Using Peas

Brad Dunn introduces us to 4 Irish whiskeys. Chef Daniel Orr cooks with black-eyed-peas. Bloomington Winter Farmers Market is doubling customers' SNAP dollars.

October 3, 2012

Itching And Scratching 

sneezing child

Controversy Simmers Over Allergies And GM Food

Over the last 18 years, GM food has become quite common in the U.S. During that same period, a growing number of children have developed allergies to food.

September 30, 2011

GMO Animals 

salmon

‘Frankenfish’ Get Federal Funding

AquaBounty has received federal funding to genetically modify its salmon a move which has environmentalists up in arms.

March 3, 2011

Food Studies 

strawberries

Scientists Decode The Strawberry, Now What?

Now that the genetic make up of strawberries is decoded, will scientists breed more desirable fruit or GM berries?

October 15, 2010

Weekly Roundup Oct. 15, 2010 

man preparing sorghum

Weekly Roundup: Global Hunger, GM Corn And School Lunches

Learn what can curb global hunger, why economics may stop GM corn and celebrate School Lunch Week.

August 26, 2010

GM Foods 

lox and bagel

Is ‘FrankenFish’ Safe Enough To Satisfy The US Salmon Habit?

One company's answer to crowded salmon farms and overfishing problems is to supplement the U.S. salmon supply by engineering a species of salmon.

August 16, 2010

Genetically Modified Crops 

harvested sugar beets

Federal Court To USDA: Rethink Genetically Modified Sugar Beets

A new federal district court decision has overturned a 5-year USDA approval of genetically modified sugar beets.

August 12, 2010

GM Crops 

Canola flower

Study: Genetically Modified Canola On The Loose In North Dakota

An unprecedented number of genetically engineered canola crops have successfully escaped into the wild.

May 6, 2010

Genetically Modified Crops 

cotton field

Some Weeds Are Now “Roundup Ready” Too

A New York Times article reports at least 10 species of weeds in 22 states have built up resistance to the Monsanto's popular pesticide, Roundup.

August 27, 2009

Food Labeling 

cookies with hershey kiss toppings

Disclosure Is Not Really Our Thing…I Guess?

Atlantic Monthly posted a great opinion piece questioning why companies in the United States don't have to disclose GMO ingredients on food packaging.

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