GMO Insider Blog

28
Jun

Take Action: Key Senators have reached a deal on Big Biotech’s Dream Bill

Key Senators have reached a deal on Big Biotech’s Dream Bill that will ban state GMO labeling and require QR codes, 1-800 numbers or other labeling schemes with zero enforcement federally. It is critical that you call your Congressperson and tell them to oppose this bill today. Even if you have called before, your voice is […]

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28
Jun

Summertime Wheat Berry Power Bowl  

Summertime is in full swing and to maximize your fun time we highly suggest easy meals that can be prepared in a few easy steps. This wheat berry power bowl from Kamut is super easy to assemble after a day of fun in the sun. To prep for this meal the next time you are outside grilling […]

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07
Jun

THE TIPPING POINT IS HERE ON GMOs, WITH 10 MAJOR COMPANIES SHIFTING TO NON-GMO PRODUCTS

“Major Momentum Building Fast” for Non Genetically Engineered Food as 10 Top Companies Respond to Growing Pressure Demand to Curb GMOs WASHINGTON, DC – June 7, 2016 – General Mills. Post.  Hershey’s.  Unilever. Pepsi. Those are just some of the top food corporations that have been persuaded since January 2014 by Green America’s GMO Inside […]

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02
Jun

What you need to know about Gene-Editing, (Genetic Engineering 2.0)

For the last few years, Green America has been working to educate consumers of the long-term implications and harm posed by genetic engineering (GE). Together we have made great strides in pushing companies to shift away from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and towards organics. But the biotechnology industry is at it again, this time with […]

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19
May

Baby Steps in Infant Formula: Way to go non-GMO, nano next!

GMO Inside is excited to announce that Similac, Gerber Good Start, and Enfamil have all released non-GMO offerings of their infant formula. Since 2013 GMO Inside has been calling on all three companies to remove GMOs from their products. In April 2015, Similac, owned by Abbott Nutrition, announced two versions of non-GMO infant formula and […]

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17
May

Nebraska Farmers Sue Monsanto Alleging Roundup Gave Them Cancer (EcoWatch)

Originally polished by EcoWatch  by Lorraine Chow May 16, 2016 Four Nebraskan agricultural workers have filed a lawsuit against Monsanto Co. alleging that the agribusiness giant’s cancer-linked product, Roundup, gave them non-Hodgkin lymphoma after many years of exposure. The plaintiffs have also accused Monsanto of purposely misleading consumers about the safety of its blockbuster product, which contains glyphosate as its controversial main ingredient. The […]

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13
May

Pass the Hummus! Sabra Reveals Non-GMO Offerings

by Michael Stein, Food Campaigns Manager Just in time for international hummus day, GMO Inside is happy to report that Sabra hummus is going non-GMO. Sabra’s website now displays the new packaging for the non-GMO varieties. According to Sabra Consumer Relations, Sabra hummus has started to transition away from GMOs (mostly soybean oil), and will be […]

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27
Apr

Big News from Dannon on Sustainability, GMOs and Transparency

Dannon made waves in the food industry by announcing several big steps forward on sustainability, including a broad non-GMO commitment that encompasses non-GMO feed for the dairy cows that supply its milk, and voluntary labeling of GMOs no matter what legislation Congress passes on labeling this year. The yogurt giant also stated it will move away from synthetic […]

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06
Apr

FDA needs to fix the term ‘Natural’ on food labels

Like most people, when choosing foods at the supermarket, I look at the labels to learn about the product. Throughout the store all kinds of different food products are labeled as “natural”. But what does “natural” really mean?  Turns out, not much! Many consumers seek out foods labeled as “natural” or “all natural”, believing that […]

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28
Mar

Five Major Food Companies Announce GMO Labeling. What Should We Expect At The Grocery Store?

  More and more companies are listening to consumers, and labeling foods made with genetically modified and genetically engineered ingredients (GMOs). In just the last few days ConAgra, Kellogg’s, Mars, and General Mills joined Campbell’s in pledging to label their products that contain GMOs. These victories are a huge win for consumers who have demanded […]

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