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Genetically Modified Food

Voluntary GE Labels Won't Work

Scott Faber | Posted 04.12.2014 | Food
Scott Faber

Calling a GE food natural is like saying black is white or up is down.

Plan To Require GMO Labels Reviewed By State Lawmakers

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — State lawmakers in Rhode Island are taking a closer look at proposals to require labels on food containing genetically modif...

These States May Be The Next To Require Labels On Genetically Modified Food

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — In the absence of federal regulation, states from Rhode Island to Hawaii are considering laws to require labels on food item...

Big Food Companies Push To Label GMOs As 'Natural'

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2014 | Green

By Carey Gillam Jan 13 (Reuters) - The Grocery Manufacturers Association, which represents more than 300 food companies, is preparing ...

Cheerios Make Huge Move

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Original Cheerios, one of America's favorite breakfast cereals, will now be GMO-free. In a major move, General Mills posted on its website today that ...

The Future Of Agriculture Requires Dialogue

Dr. Robert T. Fraley | Posted 03.01.2014 | Green
Dr. Robert T. Fraley

Although we have done a good job communicating with farmers, we haven't connected as well with consumers. I am confident they will at least be open to listening to us if they know we're listening to them. I believe we can find common-ground solutions.

Big Ag's Gifts for 2013

Andrew Gunther | Posted 02.26.2014 | Food
Andrew Gunther

Gifts that we didn't really want, need or -- in some cases -- didn't even know about. Here's my top 10 for 2013. It's just a shame they didn't include a gift receipt...

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

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 02.17.2014 | Food
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!

Genetically Misunderstood Organisms: The Debate Rages On... (Part 1)

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 02.09.2014 | Science
Jennifer Schwab

Human intervention in growing food crops is really part of our history. For hundreds, perhaps even thousands of years, we have modified and improved crop varieties to meet our ever-evolving tastes and needs.

Tougher Tactics Desperately Needed to Win War on GMO Food

Jonathan Greenberg | Posted 02.05.2014 | Green
Jonathan Greenberg

Like millions of parents and activists who oppose genetically modified food, I feel that the stakes are very high in this battle the safety of our world's food supply. If we are to win it, we are going to have to fight tougher. And smarter.

The 7 Most Common Genetically Modified Foods

BuiltLean | Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living
BuiltLean

Genetically modified material sounds a little bit like science fiction territory, but in reality, much of what we eat on a daily basis is a genetically modified organism (GMO). Whether or not these modified foods are actually healthy is still up for debate.

More Than 93 Percent Of Americans Want This To Be Legalized. (And It's Not Weed.)

Upworthy | Posted 12.01.2013 | Politics

Are you secretly out of the loop on the whole GMO discussion? Read on....

Industry's Secret Plan to Get the Feds to Kill GMO Labeling in Every State

Michele Simon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Food
Michele Simon

The junk food lobby's "federal solution" is to make it illegal for states to pass laws requiring GMO labeling. Period. End of story. This is not the way preemption is supposed to work.

The Voters Of Washington State Don't Want To Know If Their Food Was Genetically Modified

AP | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE -- SEATTLE (AP) — Voters in Washington state have rejected a ballot measure requiring mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods. T...

WATCH: Is GMO Labeling The Kiss Of Death?

Posted 11.18.2013 | Green

Would labels that identify genetically modified organisms be a detriment to foods that are just as safe as other products? Scientific American's Mi...

Arin Greenwood

Science Aside, How's The GMO-Free Food?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.31.2013 | Taste

So how's non-GMO food? In one word: Good.

INFOGRAPHIC: How Could A GMO Bill Affect You?

Posted 11.01.2013 | Taste

If the old adage is true and you are what you eat, would you want to be a genetically mutated ear of corn? Although that paints a pretty terrifying...

'Green News Report' - October 24, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - October 22, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Kathleen Miles

Los Angeles Proposes Banning GMOs

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.08.2014 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles is considering banning the cultivation and sale of genetically modified organisms. If it does, the second-largest U.S. city would become t...

'Green News Report' - October 17, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Corporate Lobbyists Resort to Deception in Opposing GE Food Labeling, Again

Michele Simon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Michele Simon

Lobbyists for leading pesticide and junk food companies aren't very creative, at least when it comes to fighting labels on genetically-engineered foods. The current effort Washington State against labeling is looking strikingly similar to last year's in California.

Washingtonians Fight for GMO Labeling

Carl Gibson | Posted 11.30.2013 | Green
Carl Gibson

This November, voters in Washington State will get to decide whether or not people should have the right to know if there are genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in the food they buy when they vote on Initiative 522.

GMO OMG: Mop-Tops Take on Monsanto

Kerry Trueman | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green
Kerry Trueman

The raging debate about the merits and hazards of GMO crops is too vast a topic to tackle in one film, much less one film review. But Jeremy Seifert's GMO OMG offers a thoughtful, sincere exploration of the befuddling world of biotech.

An Interview With 'GMO OMG' Director Jeremy Seifert

Posted 10.16.2013 | Green

Over the past year, genetically modified organisms have become as pervasive in the public's conscience as they are in American's food. The latest ...