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Warning: Industry Spin May Be Hazardous to Your Health; Learn the Truth About GE Foods

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 02.11.2014 | Business
Elizabeth Kucinich

I've taken a tiny sampling of the industry's talking points and looked a little deeper. The following claims come from the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food. The arguments they are propagating are beyond flawed and incomplete: They are downright wrong.

Genetically Misunderstood Organisms: The Debate Rages On... (Part 2)

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 02.17.2014 | Home
Jennifer Schwab

I don't necessarily think GMOs are bad, but I sure do believe we are entitled to know what is in the food that we eat. If a food product contains GMOs, there should be a sticker, label or ID on the package that is plainly visible, letting shoppers know before they purchase the product!

Are Junk Food Corporations Hiding Behind Lobbyists to Stop GE Food Labeling in Washington State?

Michele Simon | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
Michele Simon

The success of well-known brands such as Coca-Cola and Kraft Foods depends greatly on positive public relations. It makes even more sense now for GMA to do its members' bidding given how controversial opposing GE food labeling has become for the food industry.

The Monsanto Protection Act Is Back!

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

The agrichemical companies may have the best lobbyists in town. Last May, the agrichemical giants -- Monsanto, Dow, Syngenta, Bayer, DuPont, BASF -- pulled off a stunning maneuver to protect their massive profits.

All Eyes on Washington State for GE Food Labeling

Michele Simon | Posted 10.07.2013 | Green
Michele Simon

While some may prefer a national solution to labeling GE foods versus going state by state, history has shown that Washington, D.C. is gridlocked and we won't get movement at the federal level until the states take action on this issue.

GMOs in Food: Better Safe -- Or, at Least, Informed -- Than Sorry? (Or, Vote 'Yes' on California Proposition 37)

Steve Heilig | Posted 01.06.2013 | Home
Steve Heilig

At this point, it's almost as much a philosophical decision as a scientific one.

Californians Want to Know What Is in Their Food. We'll Tell Them

Jayson Lusk | Posted 12.11.2012 | San Francisco
Jayson Lusk

It seems many people confuse the "right to know" with the "right to buy." Many people want to avoid foods made with GE, and fortunately there are ways for them currently to do so.

GE Foods Shorten Life, Cause Tumors, Says First-Ever Long-Term Study

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network Very big news exploded across the papers yesterday: Eating genetically engin...

Less than One Month to Comment on Corn Resistant to Agent Orange Herbicide 2,4-D

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home
Andrew Kimbrell

The USDA is currently deciding whether or not to approve an application by Dow Chemical for its controversial genetically engineered (GE) corn variety resistant to hazardous herbicides.

Sick of Being a Guinea Pig for GE Food? Call This Guy

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 06.04.2012 | Home
Wenonah Hauter

If Walmart refuses to stock Monsanto's GE sweet corn, it would send a strong signal that there is no market for this genetically engineered food and could actually stop the seed before it's even planted.

12 Reasons To Avoid GMOs

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Alberto Gonzalez, founder and CEO of GustOrganics I love talking to people about food. And these days at my restaurant, I inevi...

Just Label It! So We Know When It's GMO

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.10.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

Manufacturers have decided that, if given the choice, we might not choose to buy GMO products. So, they've decided not to give us a choice, which doesn't seem very American.

Shoppers Find It Hard To Avoid GM Foods

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — You may not want to eat genetically engineered foods. Chances are, you are eating them anyway. Genetically modified plants grown f...

Throwing Biotech Lies at Tomatoes - Part 2: The Liars

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/558 < Read Part 1 I write about the Flavr Savr in Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetic...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 10

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/30 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Rude Awakening

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

There's overwhelming evidence showing that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are unsafe. And there are plenty of sources for non-GMO corn.

PLU Codes Do Not Indicate Genetically Modified Produce

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeffrey Smith

No, the 5-digit PLU codes on produce do not tell you what is genetically modified or natural. These numbers, organized by the Produce Marketing Association, have nothing to do with you.

Vilsack Mistakenly Pitched "GMOs-Feed-the-World" to an Audience of Experts--Oops

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

It is clear to the experts that the current generation of GMOs do not live up to the hype continuously broadcast by biotech companies and their promotional East Coast wing--the federal government.

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 9

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/32 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 8

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/36 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 7

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/39 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 6

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/43 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people ...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 5

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/45 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 4

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/48 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 3

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/52 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...