GMO Inside In The News
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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09
Apr

Tell Starbucks to stop serving Monsanto: no more GMOs in our lattes (Natural News)

Originally published by Natural News Wednesday, April 09, 2014 by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger Source article     (NaturalNews) When you buy a latte at Starbucks, you may be inadvertently funneling money into Monsanto’s pockets, too. It turns out that the milk served in Starbucks products comes from cows raised on genetically modified animal […]

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25
Mar

Starbucks Faces Pressure to Only Serve Up Organic, GMO-Free Dairy (Wall Street Cheat Sheet)

Originally published by Wall Street Cheat Sheet Emily Coyle March 25, 2014 Source article A consumer group is urging the world’s largest coffee chain to serve only organic milk sourced from cows not fed genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Now that many large companies, including Chipotle (NYSE:CMG) and General Mills (NYSE:GIS), have taken up the responsibility of removing GMOs from […]

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21
Mar

Do General Mills’ Cheerios Sales Suggest GMO-Free Foods Are Doomed to Fail? (Motley Fool)

Originally published by Motley Fool By Rich Duprey March 21, 2014 Source article   You could almost read the disdain dripping from the lips of General Mills (NYSE: GIS  ) CEO Ken Powell over the failure of his GMO-free Cheerios cereal to “move the needle” on sales. Having given in to pressure applied by the activist group Green […]

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19
Mar

Protesting 2.0: Social Networking and the Power of Online Petitions (Organic Authority)

Originally published by Organic Authority March 19, 2014 by Jill Ettinger Source article     In the age of the Internet, what was near impossible half a century ago has become, well, easy. I recently heard that the computer in my iPhone is more sophisticated than those used in getting us to the moon. We […]

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12
Mar

Monsanto Latte? Consumers Tell Starbucks to Go Organic and Drop GMO-Milk

Originally published by Natural Society by Elizabeth Renter March 12th, 2014 Source article   Consumer activists were responsible for the pressure doled out to sandwich giant Subway recently, pushing the food maker to announce they would no longer be using a “yoga mat” chemical in their breads. Similarly, Green America’s GMO Inside launched a similarly […]

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12
Mar

5 Organizations Kicking GMO Butt (One Green Planet)

Originally published by One Green Planet by Jonathon Engels March 12, 2014 Source article     The fight against GMOs is on. Actually, the fight has been on for some time now: The first GMO food, the Flavr Savr tomato, hit supermarkets in 1994, and by 1997, The European Union had already mandated that GMO […]

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05
Mar

Is It Time for Starbucks to Stop Milking GMOs? (The Motley Fool)

Originally published by The Motley Fool March 5, 2014 By Rich Duprey Source article   Although the dairy cows we currently get our milk from aren’t themselves genetically modified (yet), they’re fed lab-altered grain and feed, primarily from corn and soy, but also alfalfa, cotton seed, and sugar beets, which are among the most genetically modified […]

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