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Genetically Modified Foods

Warning: Industry Spin May Be Hazardous to Your Health; Learn the Truth About GE Foods

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 02.11.2014 | Food
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.

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.

Chipotle Is Saying No To GMOs. Here's Why.

Steve Ells | Posted 01.28.2014 | Taste
Steve Ells

Multiple national surveys have been conducted about GMO labeling and the consumer's right to know what's in our food. The results have been fairly consistent: more than 90% of Americans are in favor of knowing when they are eating foods make with genetically modified ingredients.

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 ...

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!

Colorado Voters May Be Next To Decide On GMO Food Labeling

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics

In 2014, voters in Colorado may be the next to decide on mandatory labeling for foods that contain genetically modified ingredients. Larry Cooper, ...

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.

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.

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.

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...

Is the Movement to Label GMOs Anti-Science?

Carole Bartolotto | Posted 08.14.2013 | Green
Carole Bartolotto

The research related to GMOs can be hard to sort through. One study may find health problems in animals, but then proponents and biotech scientists say the study is flawed. But are there any scientists that question the safety and effectiveness of GMOs?

Major Ice Cream Brand's Big Announcement

Posted 06.07.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Soon, there are going to be some ingredients missing from your Ben ...

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.

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.

GE Crop Thriller Leaves Bond and Bourne for Dust

Andrew Gunther | Posted 07.15.2013 | Green
Andrew Gunther

Mounting calls in the U.S. for the labeling of GE foods also represents a huge problem for the likes of Monsanto: What will happen to demand for GE seeds once consumers actually have a real choice over whether or not they consume GE food?

California Rejects Mandatory GMO-Labeling

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.08.2012 | Los Angeles

California voters rejected Prop 37, which would have required retailers and food companies to label products made with genetically modified ingredient...

Will California's Most Controversial Ballot Measure Pass?

AP/The Huffington Post | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 01.06.2013 | San Francisco

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

Just Label It: Take a Strong Stand for the American People

Gary Hirshberg | Posted 01.06.2013 | Food
Gary Hirshberg

Just Label It salutes those who are fighting in California for the right to know. They are helping set the table for a national movement toward labeling of GE foods and have raised the profile of this issue far beyond California's borders.

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...

Corn: New Worries About an Old Favorite

Kelly Dorfman | Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Kelly Dorfman

Despite being completely unnatural, hypoallergenic infant formulas are a critically needed feeding alternative for sensitive babies. But several years ago, I started to notice a problem -- and I suspected corn as the culprit.

Cara Santa Maria

GMOs Are Good

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 08.08.2012 | Science

When you hear the words genetically modified organism, GMO, or gen-mod food, what is your initial reaction? Does the thought of a scientifically manip...

Label Genetically Engineered Food

Sen. Bernie Sanders | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics
Sen. Bernie Sanders

Unlike people in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, Australia, South Korea, Japan, Brazil, China, Russia, New Zealand and other countries where labels are required, Americans don't know if the food they eat has been genetically altered.

20 Years of GMO Policy That Keeps Americans in the Dark About Their Food

Dave Murphy | Posted 07.30.2012 | Green
Dave Murphy

Clearly, Americans believe strongly in their right to know what's in their food. Ninety percent of U.S. voters want this type of labeling. Yet we still don't have it. Why?

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!

'Green News Report' - January 3, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.04.2012 | 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: We're bac...