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Genetically Modified Food

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...

Standing up to Big Food's Organic End Run: Who Will, and Why?

American Anthropological Association | Posted 11.20.2012 | Home
American Anthropological Association

I am glad, in many ways, that organic items are becoming more affordable. Yet, as recent study participants remind us, while our nation tightens its embrace of organics, we should keep a mindful eye on whose interests really are being served.

New Safety Concerns Raised by GMO Corn Study

David Wallinga, M.D. | Posted 11.21.2012 | Home
David Wallinga, M.D.

A significant aspect of this study is its length. Most previous rat feeding studies for GE crops have been limited to 90 days -- which in human terms would equate only to early adulthood.

Study On Monsanto GM Corn Concerns Draws Skepticism

Reuters | Posted 11.19.2012 | Green

* Paris asks health body to investigate French study findings * But external experts strongly critical of study methods ...

French Study Finds Tumors In Rats Fed GM Corn

Reuters | Posted 11.19.2012 | Green

LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Rats fed a lifetime diet of Monsanto's genetically modified corn or exposed to its top-selling weedkiller Roundup suffer...

Organic Food vs. Conventional: What the Stanford Study Missed

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 11.06.2012 | Home
Robyn O'Brien

Stanford's report that organic foods may not be much healthier or more nutritious than their conventional counterparts has caused quite a stir. Food, clean from antibiotics, growth hormones and pesticide residue, should be a basic human right.

WATCH: 'OMG, GMO's!' Rap

Posted 09.04.2012 | Home

How much do you know about genetically-modified foods? A cheeky music video by David Holmes, the New York University-educated force behind the popular...

Top 10 Lies Told by Monsanto on GMO Labeling in California

Michele Simon | Posted 10.22.2012 | Green
Michele Simon

The battle in California over Proposition 37, which would require labeling of foods containing GMOs, is really heating up.

What's So Bad About GEs?

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 10.20.2012 | Green
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

I believe we have a right to know what's in our food -- from calories to fat content to genetically modified ingredients -- so we can choose healthier foods for our families.

Lynne Peeples

Food Fight: Biotech Spends Millions To Fight GMO Labels As Critics Warn Of Rising Pesticide Use, Health Risks

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 08.21.2012 | Green

On page 16 of the Biotechnology Basics Activity Book, a "Kidz Quiz" asks the question, "Does biotechnology help people reduce their use of pesticides?...