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Why the GM food labeling debate is not over

The Conversation US | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living
The Conversation US

Jane Kolodinsky, University of Vermont The U.S. Senate this week reached a compromise to require food manufacturers to label foods that contain genet...

The New Global Leader, Part X: Dana Bentia, and the Sensuous Pageantry of Slow Food

O'Brien Browne | Posted 08.20.2016 | Healthy Living
O'Brien Browne

Dana's passion is food and our senses with a mission of showing how the richness of our multi-sensory environments and the multitude of our everyday i...

Science, Not Politics, Should Drive Trade and Regulatory Decisions

Phil Goldberg | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics
Phil Goldberg

Modern advances in food science, both in how we produce and deliver food, have become key battlegrounds in the science versus fear-mongering debate.

Science Academy Falters in Launch of New GE Study

Dr. Marcia Ishii-Eiteman | Posted 10.12.2014 | Green
Dr. Marcia Ishii-Eiteman

As I looked over the bios provided on NRC's webpage, I quickly realized that the Council appears to have a pretty poor idea of how to carry out such a challenging, complex and multifaceted study. In fact, this week 67 scientists and researchers publicly rebuked the NRC for failing, right at the outset, to put together a slate of experts equipped for the task.

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!

Monsanto and Other GM Firms Are Winning in the U.S. and Globally

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 07.20.2013 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

With a farm policy of "get big or get out" that only benefits big and increasingly consolidated companies, which wield unprecedented power over the market and put small and midsized farmers out of business, it's no accident that we're here.

Lyme/Autism Group Blasts Genetically Modified Foods as Dangerous

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Smith

Stop eating dangerous genetically modified foods! That's the upshot of the Lyme Induced Autism (LIA) Foundation's position paper released today.

ARe Genetically Modified Foods The Secondhand Smoke Of This Century?

Ashley Koff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ashley Koff

GM foods came into our world with the promise of feeding the world, of helping farmers be more productive and as a result better off financially, and of being just as safe as their non-GMO relative.

Genetically Modified Foods: 4 Reasons To Celebrate Non-GMO Month

Joshua Rosenthal | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joshua Rosenthal

Let's all become more aware of the products and foods that may contain GMOs and as consumers, make the most informed decisions.

You're Appointing Who? Please Obama, Say It's Not So!

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

The person who may be responsible for more food-related illness and death than anyone in history has just been made the US food safety czar.

The BBQ is Over...

Hillary Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hillary Newman

The FDA is also not required to label when food comes from genetically engineered animals. Without clear labeling, many may soon be feeding their families manipulated animals.

Genetically Modified Foods Proponent Makes Her Green Case

New York Times, Discovery News | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There have been a few mentions lately on our feed readers of genetically modified foods making a bit of a PR push. The New York Times sat down with ...