In news that will surprise few anti-GMO activists, farmers across the United States are ditching biotech seeds, as yearly hikes in GM seed prices put them out of reach.
In the absence of FDA policies, will consumer demand be enough to force manufacturers to start producing non-GMO supplements?
What is sustainable food? I’ve been writing about good eating for awhile, but I still have to ponder its meaning. Here’s what a group of green teens think.
There was some not-so-great GMO news from yesterday’s election, but in Hawaii non-GMO advocates have something to celebrate! The Maui GMO moratorium passed by a narrow margin.
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.
This weeks food news features ‘healthy and natural’ mislabeling, a lawsuit challenging Idaho’s brand new ag-gag law, and fast-food wage theft. But don’t worry: you’ll also find great news for organic growers, beer drinkers, and organic beer drinkers!
Should a man lose his home for the crime of growing food? Are Monsanto shareholders joining the GMO labeling fight? Just how comfortable are we with kids going hungry? Is Walmart the real victim of recent food stamp cuts? Have we, in fact, lost our minds as a society? Read on, for answers to some of these questions and mounting evidence regarding others. Get your weekly food news update here!
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In his excellent book Blessed Unrest noted author and entrepreneur Paul Hawken describes the millions of groups worldwide—“ranging from neighborhood organizations to well-funded international organizations”—working to protect the environment and fighting for social justice and human rights.
Do you guys have a non-GMO holiday meal in the works? Not if Monsanto Claus has his say about it!
That’s no typo in the headline! Director Zofia Hausman is working on a food film about four “Agtivists:” food activists who are fighting the GMO movement.
A hashtag on twitter for quite a while, #StopMonsanto is now a movie-in-the-making. Not a documentary, but a feature film … Fed up with Monsanto and how they’re treating farmers and consumers, Mariel Hemingway, Blythe Metz and others decided to make this scripted movie about it in an effort to expose—and stop—the transnational company.