Browsing the "genetically modified" Tag

Will Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law Stick?

April 27th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

GMO labeling advocates rejoiced at the news that Vermont’s Senate and House both approved a “no strings attached” mandatory labeling bill for foods containing GMOs sold in the state. The bill now goes to Governor Shumlin’s desk to be signed into law. It will go into effect on July 1,


More People Shop ‘Non-GMO’ Than Organic, Research Finds

April 26th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

The organic food industry may be growing faster than any other segment in recorded history, but these day, it turns out more people are shopping for “non-GMO” products, even though they’re not exactly sure what it means


South Africa to Monsanto: GMO Crops Aren’t Producing More Sustainable Food

March 23rd, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

South Africa's Advertising Standards Authority has ordered biotech giant Monsanto to immediately withdraw an advertisement it's been running on the country's Radio 702 channel. The decision comes after the African Centre for Biosafety submitted a complaint to the ASA after the ad was aired and found to be inappropriate


Monsanto To Gain Immunity?

July 25th, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford

The "Monsanto rider" is situated to allow Monsanto all the freedom in the world, literally, to plant whatever they feel like, whenever they feel like.


GMO Lawsuit Goes to Australian Supreme Court

April 12th, 2012 | by Heather Carr

Organic farmer Steve Marsh filed suit against his GM canola farmer neighbor last year after the neighbor's crops contaminated his organic fields, causing him to lose certification over 70% of his farm. Now that suit is headed for the Supreme Court


Is Whole Foods Market in Bed with Monsanto?

February 3rd, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford

Whole Foods and other companies from the Organic Elite no longer oppose the mass commercialization of GE crops, such as Monsanto's controversial Roundup Ready alfalfa, and are prepared to sit down and cut a deal for "coexistence" with Monsanto and USDA biotech cheerleader Tom Vilsack


Corn Rootworm Now Resistant to Monsanto’s Genetically Modified Corn

September 5th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

As Ken Roseboro wrote earlier today, Monsanto GM sweet corn is about to be much more ubiquitous in the U.S. Interestingly, this announcement comes at about the same time as the release of a new study out of Iowa State University showing that some organisms that are supposed to be repelled by this GM corn are becoming resistant to it (and passing on that resistance to their offspring)



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