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October 12, 2018

 

From Garden To Classroom, And From Bourbon To Craft Brew

This week we learn about making shakes from the fruit of a school garden, and making beer in the barrels of Kentucky bourbon

October 11, 2018

 

Researchers Fight Malnutrition With Fortified Wheat

A USDA program is developing wheat that draws more nutrients from the soil as it grows to improve global health.

May 21, 2018

 

USDA Unveils Prototype GMO Food Labels, And They’re … Confusing

The labels use the letters BE, for bioengineered, not GMO, which critics say could baffle consumers. One design features a smiling sun that a skeptic calls "essentially propaganda for the industry."

December 1, 2017

 

Grocery Lobby Losing Allies

A third large food company has left the Grocery Manufacturers Association as the industry grapples with changing demands from consumers.

November 3, 2017

 

Poll Shows Americans Are Confused About Food

How much do you know about what's in your food, and where it comes from? Who do you trust to tell you?

October 19, 2017

 

Food Industry Vying For Public Trust With CRISPR Discussion

“If people trust you, science doesn’t matter. If people don’t trust you, science doesn’t matter,” says Charlie Arnot of the Center for Food Integrity.

March 13, 2017

 

Monsanto Rep Counsels Indiana Farmers On Bridging Ag Divides

Monsanto's director of millennial engagement told Indiana Farm Bureau members to rethink how they talk about the food system with young and urban residents.

January 26, 2017

 

Non-Browning GMO Apple To Hit Grocery Shelves Next Month

The world’s first non-browning genetically modified apple, called the Arctic Apple, is set to debut in select Midwestern grocery stores as early as Feb. 1.

November 3, 2016

 

Report Stirs Debate Over GMO Benefits

A New York Times investigation showing questionable gains from GMO crops over the last twenty years has sparked a new round of controversy.

October 27, 2016

 

Farm Groups Blast Dannon For Pledge Against GMOs

A cluster of agriculture organizations has criticized Dannon’s plan to use fewer genetically modified ingredients, calling the move a “major step backward.”

September 26, 2016

 

In The Face Of Uncertain Future, Ag Industry Titans Pair Up

The prospect of fewer, larger companies controlling so much of the basic food supply is giving some farmers and anti-trust advocates heartburn.

September 1, 2016

 

USDA: New Non-GMO Label Rules for Poultry, Beef Products

The federal agency says beef and poultry products may now be labeled as "non-GMO."

July 21, 2016

 

Monsanto Says No To New Bayer Buyout; Open To Talks

Despite a "sweetened" deal totaling $64 billion, the agrochemical giant rejected the new "incomplete and financially inadequate" Bayer offer.

July 11, 2016

 

New Genetically Modified Crops Push Old Regulations

The last time government agencies updated biotech regulations was 1992. Today a wave of new discoveries is breaking out of the old regulatory framework.

July 8, 2016

 

5 Big Questions About The US Senate GMO Label Bill

The bill outlaws states’ efforts to labels foods made with genetically-modified organisms and instead gives companies more leeway in disclosing GMOs.

July 1, 2016

 

Vermont GMO Label Law Takes Effect

A new law in Vermont requiring labels on genetically modified foods has gone into effect despite a months-long campaign in Congress to block the measure.

May 26, 2016

 

Monsanto Says No To $62 Billion Bayer Buyout

The agrochemical giant rejected Bayer's offer, but says it's open to further negotiations with the German pharmaceutical company.

April 21, 2016

 

GMO Fungus Could Soon Be Among Us

A genetically modified mushroom could soon hit grocery store shelves, without governmental regulation or oversight.

April 18, 2016

 

Acreage For GMO Crops Shrinks in 2015

A new report says the amount of land used to grow genetically modified food declined last year for the first time in two decades.

April 15, 2016

 

GMO Salmon Production Expanding In Canada

AquaBounty wants to repurpose a 38-year-old fish hatchery on Prince Edward Island to support its growing GMO salmon operation.

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