GMO Inside In The News
26
Aug

With a Name Like Smucker’s, It Might Contain GMOs?

  Originally Published by Organic Authority  by Emily Monaco August 26, 2016 The latest company to make the change to non-GMO may be Smucker’s, if Green America has anything to do with it. Yesterday, Green America’s GMO Inside campaign launched a major push: “Smucker’s: Make PB&J Great Again.” “We are playing off the Trump campaign slogan, […]

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27
Dec

Hershey dumps sugar beets because of GM concerns (StarTribune)

Originally published by the Star Tribune  by Tom Meersman December 27, 2015 The Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative in Renville produces sugar from sugar beets, which had a record harvest this year. Something was different about a lot of the Hershey’s kisses in your stocking this year: The popular chocolates no longer contain sugar made […]

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23
Oct

TTIP: EU negotiators appear to break environmental pledge in leaked draft (The Guardian)

Originally published by the Guardian by Arthur Neslen October 23, 2015 The EU appears to have broken a promise to reinforce environmental protections in a leaked draft negotiating text submitted in the latest round of TTIP talks in Miami.. In January, the bloc promised to safeguard green laws, defend international standards and protect the EU’s right […]

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28
Apr

Tyson: Nix human antibiotics in chickens by 2017 (USA Today)

Originally published by USA Today by Bruce Horovitz April 28, 2015 Tyson Foods, the nation’s biggest chicken processor, is certain to rock the poultry world — if not the food world — when it announces today that it plans to eliminate use of human antibiotics with its U.S. broiler chicken flocks by fall of 2017. […]

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17
Apr

How Starbucks Can Help Prevent Thousands of Deaths and Millions of Sick People (AlterNet)

  Originally published by AlterNet by Reynard Loki April 17, 2015 More than 60 million customers visit Starbucks retail stores every week. While many of them are concerned about their health, the environment and animal welfare, they may not realize all the negative effects caused by the factory-farmed milk that Starbucks purchases each year. By […]

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04
Mar

Hershey’s Most Popular Chocolates Will Go GMO-Free by End of the Year (EcoWatch)

Originally published by EcoWatch by Lorraine Chow March 4, 2015 Now that Valentine’s Day has come and gone, the Hershey Company’s love affair with Genetically Modified Organisms is (mostly) over. After years of mounting pressure and thousands of Facebook posts, e-mails and telephone calls from consumers and advocacy organizations, the candy giant announced it “will feature a lineup of simple […]

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16
Sep

The Dubious Science Of GMO Food Labels (io9)

Originally published by io9 Sept 15, 2014 by Mark Strauss Source article     So far this year, 25 state legislatures have proposed mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods. But a look at existing measures around the country reveals widespread discrepancies over which foods should be included or declared exempt—raising concerns that we’re heading toward […]

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11
Aug

Q&A: What Do I Need to Know About GMO Food? (The Wall Street Journal)

Originally published by The Wall Street Journal By Annie Gasparro August 7, 2014 Source article   A WSJ page-one article today reports on the “non-GMO” label trend, but lets step back a bit: What exactly is a GMO?  Put simply, GMOs are crops or animals whose DNA has been altered to add traits deemed desirable […]

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11
Aug

The GMO Fight Ripples Down the Food Chain (The Wall Street Journal)

Originally published by The Wall Street Journal By Annie Gasparro Aug. 7, 2014 Source article Facing Consumer Pressure, More Firms Are Jettisoning GMOs From Their Foods Two years ago, Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc. initiated a plan to eliminate genetically modified ingredients from its ice cream, an effort to address a nascent consumer backlash and […]

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16
Apr

GMO Inside Launches Petition Asking Starbucks to Serve Organic, GMO-Free Milk (Elevated Existence)

Originally published by Elevated Existence 2014-04-15 Source article   GMO Inside, a campaign dedicated to helping Americans know which foods have GMO inside, and the non-GMO certified and organic certified alternatives to genetically engineered foods, started a public petition against coffee giant Starbucks, asking them to server organic, GMO-free milk at their locations. On the […]

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