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Genetically Modified Food

GMOs Are Tearing This Tropical Paradise Apart

www.salon.com | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

According to state pesticide records, 18 tons of 22 Restricted Use Pesticides (RUPs – pesticides that require special permits) are sprayed each year...

'Green News Report' - September 3, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - August 29, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Genetically-Modified Food: Fantastic or 'Frankenfood'?

Steve Heilig | Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Steve Heilig

Consumers who attempt to make "responsible" buying and eating decisions might want to reduce their purchase of GM food products for any one of a number of reasons. Or they might not. But in order to make that choice, labeling of GM products would be required.

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.

Key Points In The GMO Debate

AP | MARJORIE OLSTER | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the biggest stumbling blocks to securing a massive free trade agreement between the United States and Europe is a sharp dis...

Monsanto Wants Your Questions: Go Ask!

Tamar Haspel | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green
Tamar Haspel

So do Syngenta, DuPont, and Dow Chemical. Those companies, along with a couple others in the biotech industry, have decided that they've been bad at c...

How to Avoid Genetically Modified Foods -- And Take Your Power Back

Carole Bartolotto | Posted 07.09.2013 | Green
Carole Bartolotto

"Saruman believes that it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I've found. I've found it is the small things, everyda...

A Bad Few Weeks for Big Biotech

Erich Pica | Posted 08.21.2013 | Green
Erich Pica

The out-of-control biotechnology industry is on the defensive, and it's up to us to keep the momentum going. The next major battlefield in the campaign against genetically engineered foods is the fight to label them, so the public is able to avoid these products at the market.

Chipotle Reveals Use Of Controversial Ingredient

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.19.2013 | Green

Many consumers think of Chipotle Mexican Grill as a healthy place to eat -- or at least a healthy alternative to other fast-food chains. The brand oft...

GM Feed, Pigs, and Stomach Inflammation: Smoking Gun?

Tamar Haspel | Posted 06.13.2013 | Green
Tamar Haspel

You may have seen the study, with 'smoking gun' headlines, showing a correlation between severe stomach inflammation and GM feed in pigs. Take a closer look and you will see it is indeed a stinging indictment, but not of GM feed.

'Green News Report' - June 11, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Will "Pandora's Promise" Start A New Environmental Movement FOR Nuclear Power?

David Ropeik | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
David Ropeik

The last line in Pandora's Promise, Robert Stone's new documentary about the environmental advantages of nuclear power, comes from Michael Shellenberg...

'Green News Report' - June 6, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.06.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - June 4, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.04.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - May 30, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.30.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Frankenfoods: Do Americans Have a Right to Know What They're Eating?

Tana Amen | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Tana Amen

Proponents of recent legislation to label GMOs are facing a bruising food fight, given that the biotech and food industries have spent massive amounts of money to combat earlier GMO-labeling proposals.

So What's With Libertarian and Republican Senators Voting Against States' Rights?

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

Last week, as it did last year, the U.S. Senate voted on an amendment supporting the rights of states to enact their own laws requiring the labeling of genetically engineered foods. The amendment was offered to the Senate Farm Bill by Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT) but failed 27 to 71.

'Green News Report' - May 28, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.28.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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The March to Stop Monsanto: Taking Back Our Food, Our Farms, Our Democracy and Our Planet

Dave Murphy | Posted 07.28.2013 | Green
Dave Murphy

The march to stop Monsanto is one of the most pressing issues of our time. The problem is not just their corrosive lobbying practices, but the fact that the products they produce, GMO foods and chemical weed killers, are in more than 70% of the processed foods we eat and feed our families.

Genetically Engineered Trees and Glowing Synthetic Plants? No Thanks

Rachel Smolker | Posted 07.24.2013 | Green
Rachel Smolker

For the techno-obsessed, ideas are spawned, scientists get grants, become "experts" and build careers, patents are filed, business ventures launched, and PR firms hired, all before the fundamental questions are raised: Is this environmentally safe, responsible and fair?

Is Outrage Over the Monsanto Protection Act a Turning Point for the Food Movement?

Michele Simon | Posted 07.23.2013 | Business
Michele Simon

When food industry lobbyists do something so over the top, we can marshal our resources to respond effectively. Even though we didn't win that particular battle, the outrage over Monsanto's colossal overreach did bring massive attention to the issue.

Genetically Modified Foods and the Limits of Trade Agreements

Simon Lester | Posted 07.23.2013 | World
Simon Lester

What is free trade? Is free trade the removal of protectionism? Or does it mean creating a single market where all goods and services sold in one market can also be sold in other markets?

Michael McAuliff

Senate Rejects Plan To Label Genetically Modified Food

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The United States Senate decided again Thursday that it simply does not want to let states tell people whether or not they are eating ge...

It's Time for a Better Farm Bill. Now.

Ocean Robbins | Posted 07.22.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

Have you noticed that when it comes to food policy, the U.S. Congress isn't always an unflinching champion of the public interest? Today, you have an opportunity to do something about that.