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May 1, 2012

Serious Cereal 

kashi cereal

Responding To Controversy, Kashi To Go Non-GMO By 2015

One grocer pulled Kashi cereals from his shelves after discovering the company wasn't completely transparent about what is -- or isn't -- natural.

March 23, 2012

Known Unknowns  

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GMO Labeling Gains Strength In Connecticut

Connecticut gets closer to labeling genetically modified organisms in their food -- but not everyone supports the measure.

February 23, 2012

'Right To Know' 

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Connecticut Could Become First State To Label GMOs

Connecticut representative Richard Roy believes citizens of his state have a right to know what's in their food.

February 2, 2012

Chemical Production 

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Monsanto Heads To Court

In a now-defunct factory in Nitro, West Virginia, Monsanto manufactured the herbicide used in Agent Orange for two decades.

January 26, 2012

Oh No GMO 

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Monsanto Says No To Environmental Study

California-based Harrington Investments warned Monsanto they have significant lawsuits waiting to happen, but Monsanto rejected the study proposal.

January 19, 2012

Right To Know 

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‘Just Label It’ Campaign Calls For The Right To Know

A new social media platform wants consumers to call for labeling about GMOs.

January 12, 2012

Future Of GMO 

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New Research Could Spell Bad News For GMOs

A new study has found RNA in the livers of people who ate rice. What does that mean for GMO giants like Monsanto?

January 11, 2012

No No Monsanto 

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Debugging The Monsanto Corn Issue

The EPA found that GM corn from Monsanto might be losing effectiveness in battling rootworm.

December 20, 2011

Year In Review 

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2011 In Food News

From food recalls to the great GMO debate to Michelle Obama's shifting focus, 2011 was a busy year for food news.

December 6, 2011

GMO Woes 

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Monsanto, More Problems: EPA Concerned Over Rootworm Damage

Four states have found rootworm damage to their corn crops despite using Monsanto's genetically-modified seeds, and the EPA is not happy.

November 30, 2011

Uh Oh, GMO 

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France OKs Monsanto On Farms

A French administrative body overturned a ban on Monsanto genetically-modified seeds -- but how long will it stay in effect?

October 6, 2011

Label Modified Organisms 

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Just Say No To GMO: Marchers Want A Choice

Current FDA standards don't require foods to say if they contain GMOs -- Right2Know wants to change that.

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.

September 9, 2011

Frankenfoods 

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EU Says No To GM Pollen In Honey

A ruling passed Tuesday by the European Union could tighten already strict laws on the presence of genetically modified crops in foods.

June 24, 2011

No To GMOs 

Salmon Steaks

No Frankenfish (For Now) Thanks To Congressional Ban

Congress has banned the FDA from approving genetically-modified salmon for human consumption.

April 6, 2011

GMOs Gone Too Far? 

Pasture Full Of Cows

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Breast Milk

Researchers in China have created genetically modified cows that produce 'human'-style milk.

April 1, 2011

Protecting Organics 

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Farmers Sue Monsanto For Organic Crop Protection

A group of organic farmers are suing Monsanto to contest their patent on genetically modified seeds.

January 27, 2011

Foodie Leaks 

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WikiLeaks: Bush-Era Ambassador Pushes GMOs In Europe

Documents published by WikiLeaks show that diplomats aggressively lobbied the EU and the Vatican to buy US GMO crops.

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.

June 8, 2010

Superweeds 

Farm equipment spraying pesticides on crops.

Minor Pests, Major Problem: GMO Crops, Superweeds And Pest Control

Weeds are not the only things becoming resistant to popular chemical pesticides, insect populations are affected as well.

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