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Oregon GMO Labeling Measure Headed For Recount

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 11.25.2014 | Green

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Statewide vote totals released Monday show an Oregon ballot measure that would require labeling of genetically modified foods ...

How Real Change in the Food System Starts at Retail

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.22.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

Retailers have historically been, and continue to be, a critical part of the Right to Know Movement. So the next time you see your local store's shelves stocked with non-GMO options, remember to thank that retailer for helping to make a difference in the future of our food system.

Pesticide Use Skyrocketing on GMO Crops While Pro-GMO Media Run Interference

David Bronner | Posted 12.17.2014 | Green
David Bronner

Mainstream reporting lately gives a pass to the pesticide industry that pours millions into lobbying government and media elites and defeating voter ballot initiatives to require labeling of GMO foods.

Millions Spent As Vote Approaches On Oregon GMO Labeling Initiative

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 12.14.2014 | Green

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon ballot measure on the labeling of genetically modified foods is starting to attract big money. With b...

What's To Be Afraid of? Congress Talks GMOs with Biotechnology Proponents

April Zhu | Posted 09.28.2014 | Green
April Zhu

The voices of GM proponents in academia and small-scale agriculture tend, more often than not, to be drowned out in the food fight between grassroots environmental organizations and Big Ag.

Genetically-Modified Organisms (GMOs) Have NOT Been Proven Safe

Carole Bartolotto | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Carole Bartolotto

The problem with concluding that GMOs are safe is that the argument for their safety rests solely on animal studies. These studies are offered as evidence that the debate over GMOs is over. Nothing could be farther from the truth.

Michael McAuliff

Americans Are Too Stupid For GMO Labeling, Congressional Panel Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's pretty rare that members of Congress and all the witnesses they've called will declare out loud that Americans are just too ignoran...

The Food Safety Movement Grows Tall

Ralph Nader | Posted 08.20.2014 | Green
Ralph Nader

Across the country, consumers are demanding the right to know what is in their food, and labeling of genetically engineered food. It's a vibrant and diverse coalition: mothers and grandmothers, health libertarians, progressives, foodies, environmentalists, main street conservatives and supporters of free-market economics.

California Won't Be Labeling GMO Foods Anytime Soon

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2014 | Green

By Jennifer Chaussee May 28 (Reuters) - California lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a bill that would require labels on foods made with...

This State Is One Step Closer To Labeling GMOs

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

By Carey Gillam and Lisa Baertlein April 16 (Reuters) - The Vermont Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would make it the first U.S...

Support Earth Month by Taking the Non-GMO Challenge

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.01.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

For the past 44 years, people across the globe have celebrated our beloved planet during Earth Month in April.

Here's What GMO Labeling Will Cost You

Pew's Stateline | Pamela M. Prah | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Companies Push Voluntary Labels On Modified Foods

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 02.06.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Large food companies are trying to head off state efforts to enact mandatory labeling of genetically modified ingredients by propo...

Plan To Require GMO Labels Reviewed By State Lawmakers

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — State lawmakers in Rhode Island are taking a closer look at proposals to require labels on food containing genetically modif...

Want to Avoid GMOs? Look for This Label

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Coach Mark Smallwood, executive director at Rodale Institute What do Cheerios and apples have in common? They are the latest a...

These States May Be The Next To Require Labels On Genetically Modified Food

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — In the absence of federal regulation, states from Rhode Island to Hawaii are considering laws to require labels on food item...

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 ...

WATCH: Is GMO Labeling The Kiss Of Death?

Posted 11.18.2013 | Green

Would labels that identify genetically modified organisms be a detriment to foods that are just as safe as other products? Scientific American's Mi...

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?

Despite Prop 37 Vote on GMOs, Transparency Will Win Out

Andrew Winston | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

Perhaps Prop 37, the ballot initiative that would have required food companies to put a label on packaging if they used GMOs, was poorly constructed. But its defeat is a blip in the arc of history. The power of openness and transparency is a relentless tide that's only getting stronger.

WATCH: 'If There's Nothing Wrong With GMOs, Why Not Put It On The Label'?

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 10.09.2012 | Green

Celebrities from Danny DeVito to Dave Matthews and Bill Maher lent their voices to a new PSA in favor of California's Proposition 37. The legislation,...

Big Tobacco Shills Trying to Stop GMO Labeling in California

Michele Simon | Posted 10.14.2012 | Green
Michele Simon

Why are the same consultants who have worked for the tobacco industry now shilling for Big Food, opposing the ballot initiative that would require labeling of all foods containing GMO ingredients?

'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...

Genetically Modified Food Bill Gets Slashed

AP | Posted 07.10.2012 | Green

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A key Connecticut lawmaker says efforts to enact state legislation requiring labeling of genetically modified food died in th...

Consumer Activists Push For Label On Genetically Modified Foods

ChicagoTribune.com | Posted 07.25.2011 | Home

When a team of activists wearing white hazmat suits showed up at a Chicago grocery store to protest the sale of genetically modified foods, they picke...