GMO Insider Blog

28
May

5 Ways Hellmann’s Can Bring Out Even Better Mayo

Yesterday, we shared the wonderful news that Hellmann’s now offers a non-GMO mayonnaise made with olive oil. Hellmann’s is not only one of the top mayonnaise brands, but it is also part of a much larger company, Unilever. As a company with huge purchasing power, it has the opportunity to increase sustainability along the supply […]

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28
May

Citizens United and the Battle for GMO Labeling

January 2015 marked the five-year anniversary of the ruling on the Supreme Court case Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission, a decision that would change the fate of politics in our nation. Surrounding the anniversary, a number of news outlets and non-profit organizations including Huffington Post, Greenpeace, and Grist wrote about how Citizens United has […]

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27
May

Victory for Moms and Dads with Similac’s New Non-GMO Baby Formula!

It seems appropriate that in the time in between both Mother’s and Father’s Day, Similac, owned by Abbott Nutrition, announces it is removing GMOs from a version of Similac Advance followed by a non-GMO version of Similac Sensitive. These great transitions would not be taking place if it were not for GMO Insiders like you. […]

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26
May

GREEN AMERICA’S GMO INSIDE CAMPAIGN APPLAUDS ABBOTT OFFERING NON-GMO SIMILAC INFANT FORMULA

WASHINGTON, DC– May 26, 2015 — Green America, a national nonprofit organization working to create a green economy, issued the following statement today in response to Abbott offering non-GMO versions of Similac: “Abbott’s announcement that they are removing genetically engineered ingredients from a version of Similac Advance, followed by a non-GMO version of Similac Sensitive, is […]

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26
May

Another GMO Insider Victory! Hellmann’s Offers Non-GMO Mayo Option!

  2015 shows us that tides are changing and food companies are finally realizing it is time to meet consumer demands around health and sustainability by providing non-GMO products. You may remember that Hershey’s announced it is transitioning to non-GMO sugar, Nestle is removing artificial flavors and colors from chocolate products, and Hellmann’s just announced […]

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20
May

[video] After Winter, Spring – A Celebration of the Noblest Profession

  In modern day American agriculture we most often think of large tractors, huge grain silos, and rows upon rows of corn and soy. But that really isn’t the whole story, neither here in the US, or for farmers worldwide. The film After Winter, Springshares a little glimpse into farm life in the small village […]

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14
May

Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria are Blowin’ in the Wind

Antibiotic failure is expected to kill 10 million people a year by 2050. Antibiotic resistance is an issue of growing concern as the industrialized food system threatens the effectiveness of our most important medicines. Antibiotic development has turned some of the world’s most deadly diseases, such as HIV, pneumonia, and tuberculosis (TB), into manageable illnesses. […]

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13
May

Over 300 Groups Urge Congress to Label GMOs

Washington, DC — Today, 328 farm, food, health, public interest and environmental organizations and businesses wrote to members of Congress to urge them to protect consumers’ right to know what they are eating and require mandatory labeling of genetically engineered (GMO) foods. The letter urged members of Congress not to support H.R. 1599, a bill […]

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13
May

Make some Hummus! It’s National Hummus Day!

It is National Hummus Day!!!! Make sure to celebrate by making some delicious hummus! Hummus is one of those amazing foods that is absolutely delicious and extremely versatile, not to mention extremely easy to make at home. Some of the most popular store bought hummus brands, such as Sabra, include GE ingredients such as soybean […]

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05
May

GMOs: The Uninvited Guest at Your Spring Picnic

  The season of charcoal smells and checkered tablecloths has begun. It’s a great time to get together with family and friends to share laughs and delicious food. However, there may be an uninvited guest at your picnic or BBQ – GMOs. Unfortunately, almost everything on our typical plate is likely to have some GM ingredients, […]

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