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Vermont To Become First State To Require Labels On GMO Foods

AP | DAVE GRAM and LISA RATHKE | Posted 06.23.2014 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont has raised the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods by becoming the first state to pass a bill requir...

Genetically Modified Foods Are Not Always Bad

Peter Singer | Posted 02.19.2014 | World
Peter Singer

Regulations to protect the environment and the health of consumers should be maintained, bioethicist Peter Singer writes for Project Syndicate (link). Caution is reasonable. What needs to be rethought, however, is blanket opposition to the very idea of GMOs. n

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, ...

Retro Report: The Test Tube Tomato

Olivia Katrandjian | Posted 06.24.2013 | Green
Olivia Katrandjian

In May 1994, a tomato appeared on supermarket shelves across the country that was unlike anything Americans had eaten before. Grown from so-called...

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?

Prop 37 and GMO Foods: Yea or Nay?

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 12.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

There are reasonable arguments to be made for GMO foods, just as there are reasonable arguments to be made against them. But there's no reasonable argument to be made against letting people know what it is they're eating, so that they can make an informed decision about what to buy and what not to buy.

E.U. Court Puts Limits On Genetically Modified Honey

AP | GABRIELE STEINHAUSER | Posted 11.06.2011 | Green

BRUSSELS — Honey that contains traces of pollen from genetically modified crops needs special authorization before it can be sold in Europe, the...

Green News Report: March 31, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.31.2011 | 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: Obama's '...

Strawberry Genome May Lead To Cheaper, More Durable Berries

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Farmers have long struggled with getting ripe strawberries to market in good shape, but scientists say the recent mapping of t...

ARe Genetically Modified Foods The Secondhand Smoke Of This Century?

Ashley Koff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ashley Koff

GM foods came into our world with the promise of feeding the world, of helping farmers be more productive and as a result better off financially, and of being just as safe as their non-GMO relative.