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Posts tagged GMOs

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 24, 2018

 

Whole Wheat: Complete Genome Expected To Spark Research

Unlike corn and soybeans, biotech wheat has never been farmed commercially. This new gene mapping could change that.

January 20, 2017

 

How Do Consumer Perceptions Impact Farmers’ Bottom Lines?

Business reporter Annie Ropeik is interested in consumers' feeling about food and how that impacts farmers. Then, beet vinaigrette on our veggie burger.

December 6, 2016

 

Americans Don’t Trust Scientists’ Take On Food Issues

A new survey finds strong public support for organic food, and suspicion of GMOs — regardless of whether people vote Republican or Democratic.

December 2, 2016

 

Colorado County Board Votes To Ban GMO Crops On Public Land

The vote puts in place a transition plan to remove GMO corn and sugar beets from public land within the next 5 years.

November 21, 2016

 

Can Hydroponics Be Certified Organic? Battle Rages On

National Organic Standards Board voted to go back to the drawing board with the goal to come up with specific definitions on what can and can’t be certified.

November 1, 2016

 

Do Trump, Clinton Support Labeling GMOs?

Harvest Public Media attempts answer your questions about the 2016 presidential election, beginning with the candidates’ views on GMOs.

August 6, 2016

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Report Finds GMOs Hidden In “Natural” Foods

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

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