Recent GMO News
24
Apr

Vermont Will Require Labeling of Genetically Altered Foods (New York Times)

Originally published by The New York Times By STEPHANIE STROM APRIL 23, 2014 Source article   Going further than any state so far, Vermont on Wednesday passed a law requiring the labeling of foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients. Though the move came in a tiny state far from the nation’s population centers, proponents of […]

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23
Apr

Roundup herbicide’s health risks recognized by Danish scientists (Natural News)

Originally published by Natural News Tuesday, April 22, 2014 by: L.J. Devon, Staff Writer, Natural News Source article   (NaturalNews) Monsanto’s Roundup is coming under fire in Denmark as scientists awake to its effect on enzymes activities and the gastrointestinal health of mammals. Danish scientists are calling out for further investigation of the weed killer […]

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23
Apr

Monsanto GM Soy Is Scarier Than You Think (Mother Jones)

Originally published by Mother Jones By Tom Philpott Wed Apr. 23, 2014 Source article   Soybeans are the second-largest US crop after corn, covering about a quarter of American farmland. We grow more soybeans than any other country except Brazil. According to the US Department of Agriculture, more than 90 percent of the soybeans churned […]

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21
Apr

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. Shows How to Do GMO-Free Right (The Motley Fool)

Originally published by The Motley Fool By Rich DupreyApril 21, 2014 Source article   Lost amid the swirl of attention showered on Chipotle Mexican Grill‘s (NYSE: CMG  ) first price hike in three years is the news that the leader in fast-casual dining concepts will be completely GMO-free by year’s end. Although the goal is not […]

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17
Apr

Vermont Senate passes mandatory GMO food-labeling law (Reuters)

Originally published by Reuters By Carey Gillam and Lisa Baertlein Wed Apr 16, 2014 Source article   (Reuters) – The Vermont Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would make the state the first in the United States to enact mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically modified crops. “We are really excited that Vermont […]

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16
Apr

French parliament bans cultivation of GM maize (Reuters UK)

Originally published by Reuters UK Tue Apr 15, 2014 Source article   (Reuters) – France‘s lower house of parliament adopted a law on Tuesday prohibiting the cultivation of any variety of genetically modified maize, saying it posed a risk to the environment. France adopted a decree last month to halt the planting of Monsanto’s insect-resistant […]

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14
Apr

Glyphosate Herbicide Found in Breast Milk of American Mothers (Mother Earth News)

Originally published by Mother Earth News April 9, 2014 Source article   A new study shows signs of the herbicide glyphosate in American mothers’ breast milk and the USDA and EPA have been urged to temporarily ban these herbicides. This study shows direct contradiction to claims by Monsanto and global regulatory bodies that glyphosate does […]

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10
Apr

Bill seeks to block mandatory GMO food labeling by states (Reuters)

Originally published by Reuters By Carey Gillam Thu Apr 10, 2014 Source article     (Reuters) – A Republican congressman from Kansas introduced legislation on Wednesday that would nullify efforts in multiple states to require labeling of genetically modified foods. The bill, dubbed the “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act,” was drafted by U.S. Rep. […]

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07
Apr

Russia will not import GMO products – PM Medvedev (RT)

Originally published by RT April 06, 2014 Source article     Russia will not import GMO products, the country’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, adding that the nation has enough space and resources to produce organic food. Moscow has no reason to encourage the production of genetically modified products or import them into the country, […]

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03
Apr

Feds accused of shielding public info after not publishing environmental waivers (Montreal Gazette)

Originally published by Montreal Gazette By Alison Auld, The Canadian Press April 2, 2014 Source article   HALIFAX – Environmentalists say the federal government failed for years to publish hundreds of waivers it granted to organizations that freed them from having to provide information on chemicals, organisms and other substances for risk assessments. Mark Butler […]

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