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Maui Votes To Temporarily Ban GMO Crops

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) — Maui County voters opted Tuesday to temporarily ban the cultivation of genetically engineered crops after a hard-fought campaign fea...

The Anti-Science Behavior of GMO Proponents

Carole Bartolotto | Posted 03.12.2014 | Home
Carole Bartolotto

As the battle to label GMOs (genetically modified organisms) rages on, we have another more insidious battle taking place. It's the battle to hold on to scientific integrity, especially as it relates to research about GMOs.

Probe Of GMO Wheat Finds No New Contamination

Reuters | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green

By Carey Gillam July 29 (Reuters) - U.S. government investigators said on Monday they still have few answers as to how an unapproved ...

Who Snuck A Rider Into The Ag Bill That Ordered The USDA To Ignore Judges?

Mother Jones | By Tom Philpott | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

As I reported a couple of weeks ago, a recent Senate bill came with a nice bonus for the genetically modified seed industry: a rider, wholly unrelated...

Connecting the Dots: GMOs and Our Food Future

Kristin Wartman | Posted 05.26.2013 | Green
Kristin Wartman

To say that GMO crops pose no threat to consumers when their use is clearly debilitating this vital butterfly species, is a careless misrepresentation of the long-term effects these novel crops are having on our food systems and perhaps the very foundation of a secure food future.

Joe Satran

Monsanto, As Goliath, Faces Small-Town Farmer In Supreme Court GMO Battle

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 02.22.2013 | Green

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Vernon H. Bowman v. Monsanto Co, a six-year-long legal battle between a 75-year-old Indian...

Judge Sides With Environmental Groups Over GMOs In National Wildlife Refuges

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. judge sided on Tuesday with environmental groups that challenged the planting of genetically-modified crops on National Wil...

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...

Pesticide Use Ramping Up As GMO Crop Technology Backfires, Study Claims

Reuters | Carey Gillam | Posted 12.02.2012 | Green

By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - U.S. farmers are using more hazardous pesticides to fight weeds and insects due largely to heavy adoption o...

Resistance To GMO Crops Could Ultimately Hurt Farmers

Reuters | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home

* Major seed makers ceased research on GMO crops in Europe * Scientists stress need for all research to lift output * EU...

"Non-GMO" Seal Identifies Foods Mostly Biotech-Free

nytimes.com | WILLIAM NEUMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Alarmed that genetically engineered crops may be finding their way into organic and natural foods, an industry group has begun a campaign to test prod...