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Genetically Modified Food

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?...

Battle Is Heating Up Over The Need To Label Genetically Modified Food

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2012 | Los Angeles

* GMO labeling opponents raise more than $25 million * Closely watched California fight has national implications By Lis...

Fighting GMO Labeling in California Is Food Lobby's "Highest Priority"

Michele Simon | Posted 09.29.2012 | Home
Michele Simon

The food industry is always in charge. That's why the nation's largest packaged food lobby and its members are shaking in its boots over 90 percent of Californians wanting to see GMO labeling on food.

'Green News Report' - July 24, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.23.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Deadly fl...

'Green News Report' - July 19, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.18.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hot town,...

Genetically-Modified Babies -- The Answer to Infertility or Cause for Concern?

Donna Gates | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Gates

According to reports, after some trial and error in the laboratory, 30 healthy and successfully genetically-engineered (GE) babies have been born in the United States.

You May Never Have To Eat A Brown Apple Again

Posted 07.13.2012 | Home

You know how the old story goes: You want to eat an apple. You cut into that apple. The apple turns brown. You no longer want to eat that apple. N...

Drift Happens

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network Imagine an invisible cloud of a cancer-causing weedkiller drifting slowly acros...

WATCH: 'Where Am I Complicit in the War Against the Earth?'

Bill Moyers | Posted 09.10.2012 | Green
Bill Moyers

2012-07-11-moyers.JPG Scientist and philosopher Vandana Shiva is a virtual rock star in the global battle over genetically modified seeds.

The Twin Janus Faces of Genetic Engineering

Carl Pope | Posted 09.10.2012 | Green
Carl Pope

We need a much broader campaign against an entire agricultural policy and patent system that gives industry enormous incentives to increase our risks and misuse genetic engineering.

Mega Biotech Company May Be Forced To Pay Farmers $2 Billion

Posted 06.18.2012 | Home

Five million Brazilian farmers are now closer to winning a $2 billion suit against biotechnology corporate giant Monsanto. The farmers allege the comp...

'This Could Become A Lawsuit Magnet Well Beyond California's Borders'

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 08.12.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — California voters will soon decide whether to require special labels for food made from genetically modified ingredients, in a c...

20 Years Later, the Biotech Brigade Marches on...

Heather Pilatic | Posted 08.04.2012 | Green
Heather Pilatic

When government officials are consistently opposed to the idea of regulation (i.e. the implementation of rules of governance) one wonders what they're doing in their posts... other than jockeying for a better-paid exit when they next waltz through the revolving door.

Most People Fine With Food Biotechnology, Survey Says

Food Safety News | Posted 05.11.2012 | Home

While criticism of genetically modified foods has received widespread media attention in the past few years, consumers remain generally supportive of ...

The Fox (Monsanto) Buys the Chicken Coop (Beeologics)

Richard Schiffman | Posted 07.03.2012 | Green
Richard Schiffman

Why would one of the largest purveyors of pesticides, genetically engineered seeds and agrochemicals want to buy a company which has been seeking solutions to the escalating threats to the world bee population?

Turn the Lights All the Way Up

Gary Hirshberg | Posted 07.02.2012 | Home
Gary Hirshberg

Our food system has been adept at keeping the lights out or at least dimmed. But that is changing. The FDA should start by following the practices of more than 40 other nations and label genetically engineered foods.

Something Historic Is About to Happen

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 04.30.2012 | Green
Dr. Joseph Mercola

I'm pleased to announce that the Money Bomb Against Monsanto has been officially launched!

Lucia Graves

'Agent Orange Corn' Sparks Public Outcry

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A new kind of genetically modified crop under the brand name of "Enlist" -- known by its critics as "Agent Orange corn" -- has opponents...

Pesticides and Pregnancy

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 06.10.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Should doctors recommend women avoid pesticides during pregnancy as they do cigarettes and alcohol? We think so.

Sick of Being a Guinea Pig for GE Food? Call This Guy

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 06.04.2012 | Home
Wenonah Hauter

If Walmart refuses to stock Monsanto's GE sweet corn, it would send a strong signal that there is no market for this genetically engineered food and could actually stop the seed before it's even planted.

Farmers Appeal Monsanto Lawsuit Decision

Reuters | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green

* Organic growers file notice of appeal * Ruling criticized plaintiffs for creating "controversy" By Carey Gillam ...

1 Million Call On FDA To Label Genetically Engineered Food

Naomi Starkman | Posted 05.27.2012 | Home
Naomi Starkman

A record-breaking one million Americans of all political persuasions have called on the FDA to label genetically engineered foods.

State Makes First Strides In Labeling GMO Food

AP | STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut took the first step requiring producers to label genetically modified food Wednesday, as a legislative committee ...

Organic Milk: Are You Getting What You Pay for?

Andrew Gunther | Posted 05.13.2012 | Home
Andrew Gunther

At a time when consumers are turning their backs on industrialized farming systems -- and genetically modified (GM) farming in particular -- the new report raises real questions about exactly what people are paying for when they buy organic milk.