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November 19, 2015


atlantic salmon

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


non-gmo project verified seal

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


indiana statehouse

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


A can of soda displayed next to a pile of sugar to demonstrate how much is in each can.

“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 

farmer Heffernan with sheep

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 

Seats at the Connecticut State Capitol

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.

April 29, 2013

Right To Know? 

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Bill Introduced Would Require GMO Labeling

Advocates of the new bill say consumers deserve to know what they are feeding their families.

April 3, 2013

Halo Effect 

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Foods Labelled ‘Organic’ Perceived As Better, Study Finds

According to recent research, simply calling a food "organic" causes it to be perceived very differently.

February 22, 2013

To Label, Or Not To Label? 

Jared Polis

Colorado Congressman Introduces GMO Labeling Bill

Thanks to Jared Polis, the effort to label genetically modified foods is going federal.

August 22, 2012

Oh My GMO 

Hand-drawn images of DNA double-helices.

California Activists Hope To Pass GMO Labeling Law

Proponents of the bill say that if customers are made aware of the genetically modified contents of their foods, they will gravitate toward non-GMO options.

February 23, 2012

'Right To Know' 


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.

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