Browsing the "Genetically Modified Food" Tag

CT Gov Signs First US GMO Labeling Law!

December 12th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton

Governor Dannel Malloy made history Wednesday by signing the first U.S. GMO labeling bill into law. There's a hurdle or two still to clear, before the law can take effect; but CT just won the Best In Show (So Far) prize, in the ever-escalating race for increased U.S. regulation of genetically modified foods. Well done, Connecticut!


#YesOn522: Washington’s GMO Labeling Initiative Draws Industry Wrath, Voter Support

September 18th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton

Biotech megacorporations learned from Prop 37 that your vote is for sale -- at least, that's what they think they learned. Washington's upcoming GMO labeling initiative known as I-522 looks posed to turn that assumption on its head, with 66% of voters polled in that state saying they will definitely or probably vote in favor of mandatory GMO labeling this November.


Top 10 Most Common GMO Foods

June 18th, 2013 | by Chris Keenan

Genetically modified food is already present in the supermarkets. We don't always know which foods are GMO and which are non-GMO. Besides looking for label, here are 10 foods that are commonly GMO.


Biotech Playing Catchup – New GMO Purple Tomato Same Benefits as Old Non-GMO Purple Tomato

May 24th, 2013 | by Heather Carr

Scientists in England developed a genetically modified purple tomato with higher antioxidant levels than the average red supermarket tomato. They hope to have it on the market in three years. Meanwhile, a few years ago, scientists in Oregon developed a non-GMO purple tomato with higher antioxidant levels than the average red supermarket tomato. You can buy it online now, if you're looking for a boost of antioxidants


Nestlé Exec Says GMOs Aren’t Necessary to Feed the World

September 4th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

We don't have much love for giant food corporation Nestlé around here. From promoting formula over breast milk in developing countries to infringing on water rights, Nestlé doesn't exactly scream sustainability. That's why it was pretty shocking to read that Hans Jöhr, corporate head of sustainable agriculture at Nestlé said that we don't need GMOs to feed the world



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