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Category: GMO News

Measure 92 Update: GMO Labeling in Oregon Fails by Narrow Margin

Menu labeling may be coming soon, but unfortunately GMO labeling in Oregon isn’t happening right now thanks to big money from big food. Monsanto, Dow, DuPont and other big food corporations spent $20 million to defeat Measure 92, Oregon’s GMO labeling intiative, and it looks like their misinformation campaigns were effective.

21 Food News Stories From 2014 to Make You Feel Grateful for Progress

This is the time of year where we give thanks for what we have, most importantly, our friends and family. We gather around and celebrate with food and drink. Food news stories have been at the center of much discussion this year. From GMO labeling laws to soda taxes, things are getting better in our food system, even while some aspects of it are getting worse (looking at you, Monsanto!).

Is Monsanto the Next Tech Company?

Monsanto, the much hated poster-company for the biotech industry, may soon take on another industry: information technology.

That’s what Robb Fraley, Monsanto’s chief technology officer says. “I could easily see us in the next five or 10 years being an information technology company,” he says in Grist.