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09

Jan

Could GMO apples taint the fruit’s good reputation?A new non-browning, genetically engineered version of the apple could soon be approved by the USDA. Conventional apple growers are concerned about the fruit’s pristine image being tarnished.

Could GMO apples taint the fruit’s good reputation?
A new non-browning, genetically engineered version of the apple could soon be approved by the USDA. Conventional apple growers are concerned about the fruit’s pristine image being tarnished.

03

Jan

General Mills makes huge GMO statementConsumer victory! The company is taking the genetically modified ingredients out of original Cheerios.

General Mills makes huge GMO statement
Consumer victory! The company is taking the genetically modified ingredients out of original Cheerios.

21

Aug

Rachel Parent, a 14-year-old Canadian activist, founded an organization called “The Kids Right To Know,” which campaigns for mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms. She challenged TV host Kevin O’Leary to a debate after he called GMO protesters “stupid” and suggested that they “stop eating” as a way to “get rid of them.” O’Leary accepted. Here’s what happened.

23

Jun

Meat can now be labeled Non-GMOThe Non-GMO Project received USDA approval to label meat from animals fed a diet that didn’t contain genetically modified ingredients as Non-GMO.

Meat can now be labeled Non-GMO
The Non-GMO Project received USDA approval to label meat from animals fed a diet that didn’t contain genetically modified ingredients as Non-GMO.

06

Jun

Is genetically modified wheat safe?GM wheat has never been brought to market due to economic — not safety — concerns.

Is genetically modified wheat safe?
GM wheat has never been brought to market due to economic — not safety — concerns.

13

May

Monsanto wins Supreme Court case on GMO soybean seeds
Farmer Victor Bowman had argued that he could replant some of Monsanto’s patented seeds.

Monsanto wins Supreme Court case on GMO soybean seeds

Farmer Victor Bowman had argued that he could replant some of Monsanto’s patented seeds.

06

Apr

What is the ‘Monsanto Protection Act’?
Anonymously added to a recent budget bill, the controversial rider would protect U.S. biotech companies from litigation if their GMO seeds turn out to be dangerous.

What is the ‘Monsanto Protection Act’?

Anonymously added to a recent budget bill, the controversial rider would protect U.S. biotech companies from litigation if their GMO seeds turn out to be dangerous.

20

Feb


 What you need to know about GMO labels 



What it and other acronyms mean, who the stakeholders are, and why you should pay attention.
What you need to know about GMO labels
What it and other acronyms mean, who the stakeholders are, and why you should pay attention.

08

Nov

Prop 37: Why it’s good that California said no to GMO labelingIn this guest article, scientist Daniel Hayden makes a case for why California’s rejected Proposition 37, which would require labeling for genetically modified food, was a bad idea.

Prop 37: Why it’s good that California said no to GMO labeling
In this guest article, scientist Daniel Hayden makes a case for why California’s rejected Proposition 37, which would require labeling for genetically modified food, was a bad idea.

31

Oct

Can genetic engineering make better flowers?Get ready for glow-in-the-dark jellyfish orchids.

Can genetic engineering make better flowers?
Get ready for glow-in-the-dark jellyfish orchids.