GMO Insider Blog

26
Mar

GE Crop Ban Put on Hold in Hawaii (Courthouse News Service)

Originally published by Courthouse News Service by Rein M. Terrado March 26, 2015 Farmers in Maui may continue to grow genetically engineered crops without facing penalties and imprisonment, a federal judge ruled. Chief U.S. District Judge S. Oki Mollway on March 19 extended the ban on a Maui Ordinance that makes cultivation of genetically engineered […]

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26
Mar

[Call-In Day] Mr. Starbucks: Got Organic Milk?

Last week Starbucks held its annual shareholder meeting where executives talked about quarterly earnings, nationwide rollout of mobile ordering, and the state of race relations (an initiative that didn’t go very well and quickly ended). But after all the scripted talk, in response to an audience member question during Q&A, CEO Howard Schultz made one […]

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23
Mar

Double Dark Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Bread

You read that right! Bread made out of ice cream–well in this case Coconut Bliss, a delicious coconut milk frozen dessert that is vegan and soy free. What is so wonderful about ice cream bread is that it is super simple to make and an excellent kid-friendly baking project. It is also easy to make […]

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23
Mar

Get ready for spring with Chai Spice Mate Shortbread Cookies

As winter slowly melts away and spring begins to bloom around us, it is the perfect time to enjoy some tea and take a little respite to get energized for the months ahead. Take some time to bake some simple but oh so delicious shortbread cookies. To add a little extra spice and warmth to […]

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20
Mar

Make some Tabbouleh to go!

The weather is changing and that means it is time to cook up something yummy to pack on a trip to the outdoors with friends. Tabbouleh is a perfect dish to make ahead and bring to a gathering. Tabbūle is an Arabic word meaning literally “little spicy.” It is a nice light dish that goes […]

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14
Mar

Time to Celebrate Pi with Pie!

Happy Pi Day! Pi Day, March 14 (3/14), is a day set aside to celebrate the mathematical constant π (pi). Since 3.14 are the first three digits of pi it seems only right that they should be celebrated on the same day. There isn’t much to celebrating Pi Day, all you really need to do […]

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10
Mar

Oui Oui, We Want Organic Milk Too!

Did you know Starbucks acquired La Boulange Café and Bakery a few years ago? It did. Did you know La Boulange serves organic milk? It does. La Boulange baked goods are already available in Starbucks cafes. We want organic milk to be available at Starbucks too, not just its smaller chain. The bottom line is […]

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03
Mar

[video] But Sabra…..“Real” hummus doesn’t contain GMOs

Last May Sabra filed a citizen’s petition to establish a standard of identity for hummus in the United States. If granted, this petition would require the FDA to establish a legal definition for the contents of hummus. Sabra’s definition states that authentic hummus is only made up of chickpeas, challenging all the other companies that […]

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25
Feb

Guest Blog: JOIN THE GRRROWD AGAINST GM-CORN

In many countries, citizens and farmers are fighting legal David vs. Goliath battles against multinational GMO producers, like Monsanto, to stop the massive destruction of native biodiversity and prevent their market domination. This is an unfair fight, as these GMO Goliaths had much bigger budgets. Fortunately, a new crowdfunding-for-justice movement called Grrrowd gives these courageous […]

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24
Feb

Monumental First Step! Give a Kiss to Hershey’s!

Hershey’s announced that as part of achieving “simpler ingredients” it will be switching to non-GMO sugar, removing artificial flavors (vanillin), and sourcing milk from cows not treated with the growth hormone rBST in its iconic Milk Chocolate Bar and Kisses by the end of 2015. This is a monumental first step from one of the […]

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