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Genetically Modified Food

Did Monsanto Trick California Voters?

Ocean Robbins | Posted 01.08.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

California could have been the first state in the nation to mandate the labeling of genetically engineered foods. The food movement is growing fast, but as a political force, it's still in its infancy.

Lies, Dirty Tricks and $45 Million Kill GMO Labeling in California

Michele Simon | Posted 01.08.2013 | Green
Michele Simon

Despite polling in mid-September showing an overwhelming lead, the measure lost by 53 to 47 percent, which is relatively close considering the "No" side's tactics.

Lynne Peeples

Prop 37 GMO Labeling Law Defeated By Corporate Dollars And Deception, Proponents Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.07.2012 | Green

Proponents of Proposition 37, the California ballot measure that would have required labeling of genetically engineered foods, are attributing Tuesday...

A Brit Down on the Farm in Iowa

Professor Sir Gordon Conway | Posted 01.07.2013 | Home
Professor Sir Gordon Conway

It is not a style and form of agriculture suited to the farmers around my village in England, although it might be appropriate, in part, to East Anglia. But it does seem to suit Iowa and it is highly productive and, in many respects, environmentally sustainable.

WATCH: GMO Prop Debate Heats Up

Posted 11.07.2012 | Los Angeles

HuffPost LA's Kathleen Miles participated in a debate on HuffPost Live about California's hotly contested Prop 37, which would require that companies ...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Climate Change & GMOs On Election Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.06.2012 | Science

With Election Day upon us, most of the latest news to come out of the science world has also entered the political arena--from climate change and Hurr...

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.

Seeking Genetically Modified... Perspective

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.06.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

If I lived in California, I would vote for Proposition 37; it makes sense to be informed. But wholesale opposition to genetic modification makes far less sense.

Just Label It: Take a Strong Stand for the American People

Gary Hirshberg | Posted 01.06.2013 | Home
Gary Hirshberg

Just Label It salutes those who are fighting in California for the right to know. They are helping set the table for a national movement toward labeling of GE foods and have raised the profile of this issue far beyond California's borders.

You Don't Want to Know What We're Putting in Your Food!

Clifford J. Tasner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Clifford J. Tasner

We couldn't let California go the way of Europe, as well as Japan, India and China (some 50 countries in all) where labeling foods this way is the law of the land. So we swung into action.

Can Genetically Engineered Foods Hurt Your Health?

Posted 11.01.2012 | Healthy Living

By Brooke Borel for YouBeauty.com Genetically engineered (GE) foods are in the headlines again. Last month, a controversial French study claimed th...

Top 7 Genetically Modified Crops

Margie Kelly | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Margie Kelly

Do you have any cereals, crackers, cookies, snack bars, soy milk or baby formula? How about anything with corn syrup or processed food made from corn? If so, you are probably eating food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

Why I'm Voting Yes on Prop 37: Label Genetically Modified Foods

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 10.29.2012 | Home
Darya Pino, Ph.D

Prop 37 simply requires food companies to indicate on their label if GMOs are present, so consumers can know with confidence what they are buying and eating. If you think this small act of tranparency is reasonable, you should support Prop 37 and vote yes if you live in California.

Seven Things to Tell Your Friends About GMOs

Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé | Posted 10.25.2012 | Home
Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé

We know it's easy to get sunk by "information overload" and agribusiness advertising. So far the largest GMO maker, Monsanto, and other industry giants have plowed at least $35 million into keeping us in the dark.

Food Fight: Debating Prop 37, California's Landmark Initiative to Label GMO Food

Democracy Now! | Posted 12.24.2012 | Home
Democracy Now!

On Election Day, California voters will decide on Proposition 37, which would make their state the first in the nation to require the labeling of food products containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

Prop 37: Labeling For GMOs

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Prop 37 would require companies to label all foods that have been made with genetically modified ingredients. It would also prohibit marketing with th...

Vote Yes on Prop 37

Jillian Michaels | Posted 12.18.2012 | Green
Jillian Michaels

Knowledge is the key to creating a healthier nation. Currently, genetically engineered (GE) foods are not labeled, so we have no way of knowing if the food we are eating is a product of this artificial process.

Genetically-Modified Organisms or GMOs: What Are You Really Eating?

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

There is an interesting aspect of the argument over labeling GM products that is centered upon our individual right to guide our own lives and make our own choices. When it comes to the most basic of human needs, the food that we eat should be our choice, and ours alone. There is no place for "Big Ag" at my dinner table.

Michael Pollan Weighs In On Taco Bell, GMOs And More

Posted 10.15.2012 | Home

For the most recent issue of the New York Times magazine, which not coincidentally happened to be the food and drink issue, Michael Pollan wrote a pie...

Gamechanging News About GMOs

Ocean Robbins | Posted 12.12.2012 | Home
Ocean Robbins

Following an explosive and controversial French study indicating a link between Monsanto's controversial genetically engineered corn and cancer, Russian authorities have suspended all imports and use of GMO corn. And it's not just Russia that's appalled by what's been learned.

Are Monsanto's Fingerprints on This Op-Ed Signed by a UC Davis Professor?

Michele Simon | Posted 12.05.2012 | Green
Michele Simon

Conflict of interest explains in part why we are seeing several UC Davis professors author reports and op-eds opposing California's Proposition 37.

Lynne Peeples

Superweeds, Superbugs And Chemical Concerns: Pesticide Use Proliferating With GMOs, Study Warns

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.18.2012 | Green

Scott McAllister remembers well the meeting with the Monsanto salesman. The third-generation Iowa farmer questioned the agricultural giant's peddl...

Barry Commoner, Social Revolutionary Dressed in Environmentalist's Clothing

David Ropeik | Posted 12.03.2012 | Green
David Ropeik

Commoner's passing reminds me that now I'm old, and the simplistic right and wrong/good and bad of my earlier environmentalist innocence has yielded to the crazy plaid complications of many issues.

Are We Playing Russian Roulette With Every Meal?

Andrew Gunther | Posted 11.24.2012 | Home
Andrew Gunther

We urgently need truly independent scientific analysis of the environmental and food safety impacts of GM crops, paid for using truly independent funds.

Lynne Peeples

GMO Debate Heats Up: Critics Say Biotech Industry Manipulating Genes, And Science

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 09.24.2012 | Green

Sporting a white coat and tagged with impressive credentials, Dr. Ronald Kleinman carries an aura of authority on camera as he says, "There are no can...