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Posts tagged GMOs

August 6, 2016


egg cartons

Organic Food Fights Back Against ‘Non-GMO’ Rival

Sales of food labeled "non-GMO" are booming, and it's starting to annoy organic food companies.

July 15, 2016



Food Companies, Farm Groups Happy With Looser GMO Label Bill

Many food companies began labeling food that has genetically-modified ingredients in anticipation of a Vermont law that kicked in July 1.

July 7, 2016


Ronnie Russell

Midwest Farmers Fear GMO Labels Will Stigmatize Products

Consumers may view GMO disclosure labels much like surgeon general’s warnings on cigarette packages, despite a recent study showing GMO crops are safe to eat.

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.

April 27, 2016


corn field

Gene-Edited Corn Could Be In Farm Fields In A Few Years

CRISPR technology deletes segments of an organism’s own genome to engineer the expression of a particular trait.

April 20, 2016


certified non-gmo

3 Things You Should Know About GMO Labels

What are GMO labels, and what do they tell you? Here are three things you should know, from the reporters at Harvest Public Media.

March 1, 2016


farmers Famuer Rasmussen and Jules Van Thuyne

What Are We Really Talking About When We Talk About GMOs?

When we think we’re talking about GMOs, are we really talking about them at all? Or do they serve more as a proxy?

January 14, 2016


swiss chard pie cooking in oven

Who Made Breakfast, Swiss Chard Pie, Farm Share For Tractors

Breakfast hasn't always been considered the most important meal of the day. We bake biscuits and a savory Swiss chard pie. And, the sharing economy on the farm.

November 13, 2015


Waiting in line at a food store

FDA Wants Your Help Defining ‘Natural’

Consumer advocacy groups have sounded the alarm for years about defining the word "natural" in natural foods, and the FDA is listening -- again.

October 22, 2015


capitol hill

Senator Wants GMO Label Bill Passed By End Of The Year

In a surprise move, some U-S Senate Democrats have joined Republicans in support of a bill that requires labeling food with genetically-modified ingredients.

January 9, 2015


non-GMO food label

How Your Food Gets The ‘Non-GMO’ Label

Many food companies are seeking certification that their products don’t have any genetically modified ingredients, and not just brands in the health food aisle.

November 4, 2014



Election Day Food Round-Up: GMOs Take Center Stage

On Election Day, GMOs are a hot topic in Colorado, Oregon and Maui.

October 9, 2014


woman studies product in grocery aisle

Report Finds GMOs Hidden In “Natural” Foods

Without labeling, how difficult is it to identify products containing GMOs?

September 3, 2014



GMO Companies Ramp Up Fight Against Food Labels

Opponents of labeling genetically modified organisms boosted their spending in 2014 as states considered labeling laws.

April 17, 2014



Vermont Senate Passes GMO Labeling Law

Vermont's bill differs from bills passed in Connecticut and Maine as it doesn't contain a clause that requires other states to pass similar measures.

January 4, 2014

Waste Not Want Not 

peeling broccoli

Out With The Old, In With The Reused

For our first show of 2014, we're looking at ways to reduce food waste, from composting to making vegetable stock.

January 3, 2014

Problem Pests 


New Crops Could Kill Insects By Targeting Their Genes

With rootworms building resistance to GM corn that makes its own pesticide, seed companies are working on new crops that target the insects’ genes.

November 11, 2013

Crop The Vote 

Peeling back the husk of an ear of corn at a farmer's market.

Gap Narrows In Washington State GMO Label Push

After an aggressive media campaign from opponents, voters in Washington state are on the brink of rejecting a proposal to require labels on GMO foods.

October 31, 2013

Label Says 

Vegetables labeled and displayed at a Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods To Launch Sustainability Index For Produce

Whole Foods Market has announced it will begin rating the sustainability of its produce and flowers in September next year.

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.

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