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April 20, 2016


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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 28, 2016


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How Little Vermont Got Big Food Companies To Label GMOs

General Mills, Kellogg and Mars will start labeling foods produced with genetic engineering. That's all because of a Vermont law set to take effect July 1.

January 14, 2016


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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.

January 11, 2016


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Campbell’s Announces Support For Mandatory GMO Labeling

In a victory for pro-labeling supporters, Campbell Soup Company announced it supports mandatory labeling of GMOs.

December 8, 2015


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WTO: COOL Could Lead To $1 Billion Tariffs

Canada and Mexico could impose tariffs on more than $1 billion-worth of U.S. goods as a way to compensate for losses brought on by a U.S. labeling law.

November 19, 2015


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Genetically Engineered Salmon Cleared For Human Consumption

The FDA made the announcement today, although it will likely be a while before the "frankenfish" hit supermarket shelves.

November 13, 2015


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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.

July 23, 2015



House Passes Bill To Block GMO Labeling

A bill that would usurp states' abilities to create mandatory GMO labeling within their borders has passed the House.

March 31, 2015


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Fed. Bill To Block State GMO Labeling Efforts Reintroduced

A Kansas congressman reintroduced a bill last week outlawing state GMO labeling laws, an effort critics promptly called "Monsanto's dream bill."

January 22, 2015



Do Americans Support DNA Labeling?

80 percent of Americans believe all food containing DNA should be labeled. The question is, do they know what that means?

January 7, 2015


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Indiana Senator Introduces GMO Labeling Bill

Indiana state Senator Dennis Kruse recognizes his bill requiring labels on foods containing GMOs faces an uphill battle.

December 23, 2014


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Food Fights Heat Up In 2014

Tussles over GMO label bills, soda taxes, school lunch standards and secret cameras in stockyards marked 2014 as an exciting year for food watchers.

December 16, 2014


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Oregon GMO Labeling Supporters Admit Defeat

Measure 92 would have required raw and processed foods sold in the state of Oregon to be labeled if they contained genetically modified organisms.

October 9, 2014


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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.

August 14, 2014



Follow Your Olive Oil From Vine To Sauté Pan

Extra virgin olive oil versus pure olive oil... What's the difference? Learn how olive oils are made and labeled before you buy another bottle.

July 11, 2014


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“Added Sugar” Labels Make Candyman Nervous

The FDA's proposal to include “added sugar” to the Nutrition Facts label has sparked cheers from health advocates and fierce opposition from food companies.

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 13, 2014

Added Value 

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Retailers Look To Sell Sustainability Of Food

Some retailers are capitalizing on the consumer demand for foods produced in environmentally friendly ways.

June 8, 2013

Label Law 

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Connecticut Passes First GMO Law — With A Catch

This week, Connecticut passed the first law in the nation requiring food containing GMOs to be labeled.

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