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Celebrating the Centennial of a Little-Known 20th Century Hero

Dr. Robert T. Fraley | Posted 03.26.2014 | Food
Dr. Robert T. Fraley

Norman E. Borlaug's labors certainly brought him awards, including a Nobel Peace Prize, a Presidential Medal of Freedom and a Congressional Medal of Honor. Yet what percentage of Americans do you think would recognize his name today?

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.

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!

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.

Obama Slammed For Signing 'Monsanto Protection Act'

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.01.2013 | Green

Does the newly signed Farmer Assurance Provision, aka the 'Monsanto Protection Act,' mean that GMO crops can evade any serious scientific or regulator...

Bill Gates Invests $25 Million In Controversial GM Crop Center

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 02.15.2013 | Green

TEXCOCO, Mexico -- The research center largely responsible for launching the "green revolution" of the 1960s that dramatically raised crop yields is g...

Is Genetically Engineered Salmon Safe?

Ocean Robbins | Posted 03.23.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

But there are massively disturbing ethical, environmental, and health concerns that make the introduction of Frankenfish highly controversial.

How the Food Movement Is Gaining Strength

Ocean Robbins | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

More and more people are realizing that our food chain is in crisis. Big agribusiness would probably like us all to continue munching on highly processed, genetically engineered, chemical-laden, pesticide-contaminated pseudo-foods. But the tide of history is turning.

What's Next in the GMO Battle?

Ocean Robbins | Posted 01.14.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

Although $46 million managed to put out one fire for Monsanto and its allies, it seems to have started about 30 new ones.

Did Monsanto Trick California Voters?

Ocean Robbins | Posted 01.08.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

California could have been the first state in the nation to mandate the labeling of genetically engineered foods. The food movement is growing fast, but as a political force, it's still in its infancy.

Gamechanging News About GMOs

Ocean Robbins | Posted 12.12.2012 | Food
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.

Will California Pass a GMO Label Measure?

Margie Kelly | Posted 10.07.2012 | Green
Margie Kelly

Given that California has the eighth largest economy in the world, the GMO label requirement could have far-reaching impact on food and seeds sold in every state.

Shoppers Find It Hard To Avoid GM Foods

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — You may not want to eat genetically engineered foods. Chances are, you are eating them anyway. Genetically modified plants grown f...

GM and Organic Co-Existence: Why We Really Just Can't Get Along

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

Last Friday, the USDA announced the partial deregulation of genetically modified sugar beets. If you eat beef or take milk and sugar in your coffee, here is why you should care.

Stonyfield CEO: Our Coalition Didn't Cave To Monsanto On GE Alfalfa

Gary Hirshberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Gary Hirshberg

Baseless attacks within the organic community do not serve the organic cause. Instead of fighting with each other, we need to fight Monsanto and the forces that are ignoring Americans who support organic and want the right to choose.

WikiLeaks: US Should Retaliate Against EU for Genetically Modified Resistance

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Smith

WikiLeaked cables released over the weekend revealed more about the US' role as a global bully, trying to thrust unpopular genetically modified (GM) crops onto cautious governments and their citizens.

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 10

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/30 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Rude Awakening

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

There's overwhelming evidence showing that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are unsafe. And there are plenty of sources for non-GMO corn.

Pseudo-Scientific Defense of GMO Safety is Smoke and Mirrors

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/22 Three years after I wrote Genetic Roulette, pro-GM scientists have finally taken me up on my challenge to...

GE Salmon? Are You Out of Your Minds?!

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/242 To help stop GE salmon, please sign petitions to the food industry and Congress. Has the FDA gone compl...

Vilsack Mistakenly Pitched "GMOs-Feed-the-World" to an Audience of Experts--Oops

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

It is clear to the experts that the current generation of GMOs do not live up to the hype continuously broadcast by biotech companies and their promotional East Coast wing--the federal government.

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 9

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/32 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 8

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/36 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 7

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/39 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 6

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/43 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people ...