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Consumers Need More Choice When It Comes to GMOโ€™s!

There have been numerous studies conducted showing that genetically engineered crops are not safe for us or for our environment and that they potentially threaten the future of our food chain. All of the European Union (EU), and many other countries around the world, have instituted either serious restrictions or bans on the use of GMOs. All EU countries require genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled.

The story in the Unites States is very different.

Do Biotechnology and Organic Farming Go Together?

The Economist magazine is sponsoring an online debate about whether biotechnology is sustainable. It’s not quite the same old GMO vs. organic farming argument. The Economist has rounded up some of the top people in the field to state their position for or against. There’s room there for your own rebuttals and arguments, if you choose. And there’s a poll.

Genetically Engineered Organism Liability Act of 2010 โ€“ H.R. 5579

The Genetically Engineered Organism Liability Act (H.R. 5579) has a few other names that illuminate what Rep. Dennis Kucinich wants to cover in this bill โ€“ Genetically Engineered Technology Farmer Protection Act, Genetically Engineered Crop and Animal Farmer Protection Act. The third in a trio of bills (H.R. 5577, H.R. 5578) introduced by Rep. Dennis …

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Genetically Engineered Pharmaceutical and Industrial Crop Safety Act of 2010 โ€“ H.R. 5578

Rep. Dennis Kucinich has been busy this summer. On Jun 23, the same day he introduced the Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act (H.R. 5577), he also introduced the Genetically Engineered Pharmaceutical and Industrial Crop Safety Act (H.R. 5578). The Genetically Engineered Pharmaceutical and Industrial Crop Safety Act is intended: To prohibit the open-air …

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The Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act โ€“ H.R. 5577

On June 23 of this year, Rep. Dennis Kucinich introduced the Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act (H.R. 5577). The Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act is intended: To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Federal Meat Inspection Act, and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to require that food that …

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Supreme Court Approves Monsanto’s Alfalfa – What’s Next?

Overturning an appeals court ruling, the Supreme Court ruled that banning Monsanto’s genetically engineered alfalfa was too drastic, but it’s not too late to uphold the ban. This is definitely a blow for folks concerned about genetically engineered crops, but it’s not the end of this battle. The ruling essentially put the power back in …

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