An analysis of data by The Times shows that crop yields did not increase and herbicide and insecticide use did not shrink in the 20 years since GMO seeds were introduced in North America. In fact, herbicide use has increased. ...Read More »
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You Won’t Believe What Foods The FDA May Label ‘Natural’
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants your help in determining what a natural food is, and critics are concerned such a definition eventually will include such things as genetically modified foods and high fructose corn syrup. The FDA ...Read More »
Big Food Makes Big Move On GMO Labeling, But Is It Enough?
Big Food is finally giving in to consumers on GMO labeling — sort of. By the end of 2017 a new app will tell you if up to 30,000 products from some of the world’s biggest food and beverage brands ...Read More »
House Passes Bill Protecting Monsanto, Banning GMO Labeling
The House of Representatives Thursday easily passed a bill that would prohibit states, cities and counties from requiring the labeling of genetically modified foods and even overturn similar laws already in existence. The bill, dubbed the Safe and Accurate Food ...Read More »
The Rural Organic Farmer Who Beat Monsanto
The GMO debate has yet to catch the attention of many Americans, but on the West Coast, it’s intense. California, Oregon and Washington all have narrowly defeated initiatives that would require the labeling of GMO foods, but in one Oregon ...Read More »
Are GMO Mosquitoes Coming To America?
You likely have heard of GMO food, but what about GMO mosquitoes? It sounds like science fiction but it’s now a reality – and we could be merely weeks or months away from millions of genetically modified mosquitoes being unleashed ...Read More »
New Report Reveals GMOs Are Hiding Everywhere – Even In Your Organic Food?
Almost all of the food on grocery store shelves contains some genetically engineered ingredients, according to a new study by Consumer Reports. When the magazine tested more than 80 processed foods for genetically engineered corn and soy, it found genetically ...Read More »
New GMO Grass Could Spell The End Of Grass-Fed Beef
Could GMO grass be coming to a backyard and field near you? Yes – and there may be nothing you can do about it. Both Monsanto and Scotts have started testing the first known variety of genetically engineered grass – ...Read More »
GMO Corn No Longer Pest-Resistant, These Farmers Say
GMO corn is no longer resistant to pests, Brazilian farmers say. The growers maintain that the genetically modified corn seeds are no longer protected from “voracious tropical bugs” and therefore require enhanced use of pesticides, Reuters reported. Dow, Monsanto and ...Read More »
Millions Of GM Mosquitoes To Be Unleashed In US?
You may be familiar with the controversial concept of genetically modified crops or food, but did you know that insects can also be genetically modified? That’s what’s happening in Brazil at the moment and it may be coming to the ...Read More »