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Posts tagged Genetically Modified

February 5, 2019

 

Study Finds People Against GMOs Had Shakier Knowledge Of Science

GMO opponents say they want more rigorous testing by the FDA. But the study reinforces the idea that people may be reticent to learn facts they find morally upsetting, says one of the researchers.

August 8, 2018

 

The U.S. and Europe Rule on the Impossible Burger and CRISPR

A European court tightens rules on genetically engineered foods while the U.S. approves a "bleeding" veggie burger that relies on gene editing, sending mixed messages to the industry and consumers.

July 8, 2016

 

Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes Ease The Morning Rush

Mornings are too hectic to spend 45 minutes behind a stove cooking steel cut oats. Daniel Orr's advice is to prep your first meal the night before.

January 28, 2016

 

New GMO Apple Could Hit Shelves Soon

Almost a year after the first two genetically modified varieties of non-browning apples were approved for market, a new Fuji variety could join them.

January 11, 2016

 

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.

January 5, 2016

 

Wheat Struggling To Keep Up With Corn, Soybean Technology

Seed companies have poured billions into biotech soybeans and corn that raises more grain with less water. Now, there’s a push to grow wheat research.

August 26, 2015

 

Germany Begins GMO Ban; Scotland Urged To Rethink Ban

European Union nations have until October 3 to declare if they want to opt out of future genetically modified crops.

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.

June 22, 2015

 

What Will Take Trans Fats’ Place?

Trans fats will be phased out in three years—so what will take its place in cookies, frosting and donuts?

January 28, 2015

 

EU Law Now Allows Nations To Write Their Own GMO Bans

The European Union has decided to allow individual nations to ban GMOs on grounds including town and country planning.

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?

November 19, 2014

 

Is McDonald’s Just Saying No To GMO Potatoes?

McDonald's released a statement saying the company does not source genetically modified potatoes.

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.

May 1, 2014

Food Labels 

Vermont Lawmakers Approve GMO Label Bill

Vermont is in striking distance to pass the country's first law to require labels on GMO foods – and they're already bracing for lawsuits.

February 21, 2014

Food Supply 

Going GMO-Free In America: Risks And Resources

In the United States, more than 75 percent of food contains genetically modified ingredients. What's a GMO-free consumer to do?

April 29, 2013

Right To Know? 

Bill Introduced Would Require GMO Labeling

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

March 21, 2013

The Right To Know 

GMO Labeling Fight Gains Momentum

Once a small and locally-focused struggle, the fight for GMO regulation is going national.

February 27, 2013

More Bigger Better 

Seed Science Pushes Toward Higher Yields

For decades now, farmers and seed scientists have seen yields improve, but they’re not satisfied.

February 26, 2013

Expiration Date 

Generic Seeds Could Have A Short Lifespan

Farmers would love to continue using their favorite seeds in generic form, but they may find there is only a limited window of opportunity.

February 22, 2013

To Label, Or Not To Label? 

Colorado Congressman Introduces GMO Labeling Bill

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

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