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Letter: GMO labeling bill deserves support

Letter: GMO labeling bill deserves support As a resident of South Salem, I would like Assemblyman David Buchwald to co-sponsor and actively support legislation that would require the labeling of genetically engineered (GMO) foods sold in the State of New York. We as New York residents and … Read more on The Journal News | LoHud.com […]

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The Fate Of Anti-Zika GMO Mosquitos In The U.S. Rests On Florida

The Fate Of Anti-Zika GMO Mosquitos In The U.S. Rests On Florida The battle about GMO mosquito testing is an ongoing issue in Key West, where in 2012 the city commission passed a resolution to prevent GMO mosquitos being released within city limits (Key Haven is outside of the city-limit boundaries). In the four … […]

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Study Finds GMO Labeling Won't Cost More

Study Finds GMO Labeling Won't Cost More A study conducted for the U.K. Food Standards Agency has found that GMO labeling would increase a family's food costs by 33 cents to $ 5.58 a year. And a study by Consumers Union reviewed research on GMO labeling and found the annual median cost … Read more on […]

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Researchers suggest GMO oilseed crop led to deformed butterflies, critic

Researchers suggest GMO oilseed crop led to deformed butterflies, critic … [F]ully a third of the controls also had deformed wings, an inconvenient fact that the anti-GMO people predictably failed to note. So why the deformed wings? The study authors admit that they got the humidity wrong when raising the insects and that … Read […]

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GMO Mosquito Plan Headed for Residents' Vote in Florida Keys

GMO Mosquito Plan Headed for Residents' Vote in Florida Keys Residents in the Florida Keys will get to vote on whether genetically modified mosquitoes should be released in their neighborhood. The mosquito control district in the island chain wants the British biotech firm Oxitec to test its modified mosquitoes … Read more on ABC News […]

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US Gov't Pressured EU Officials to Disregard GMO Laws

US Gov't Pressured EU Officials to Disregard GMO Laws U.S. trade officials pressured EU lawmakers to drop health and environmental safeguards on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in order to pave the way for a transatlantic trade agreement, or TTIP, according to documents acquired by NGOs under the … Read more on teleSUR English ]

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Gene-edited mushroom is changing GMO dialogue

Gene-edited mushroom is changing GMO dialogue The term "genetically modified organism" is almost guaranteed to spark debate in the news and social media, on internet message boards and at the water cooler. Now, the work of a faculty researcher in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has … Read more on Phys.Org ]

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More GMO Bias at the National Research Council?

More GMO Bias at the National Research Council? We recently filed a letter of complaint with the NRC, detailing how nine of the 13 scientists working on the new study have ties to the biotechnology industry, work on biotechnology development or have pro-GMO perspectives. One member works directly … Read more on Food and Water […]

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Greg Ludlow: Boulder County commissioners' GMO decision doesn't separate fact

Greg Ludlow: Boulder County commissioners' GMO decision doesn't separate fact … The contrast in scientific support for Boulder's local GMO issue has been made apparent in the Boulder Daily Camera's editorial pages, where recently over two dozen members of CU's MCD Biology Department joined two professors and a PhD in signing a … Read more on […]

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Lawyers fight over Josephine County GMO ban

Lawyers fight over Josephine County GMO ban Protester urge a no vote on Oregon Senate Bill 633 that would prohibit local governments from banning genetically modified crops, Sept. 26, 2013 (KOIN 6 News). GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) – Farmers seeking to overturn the ban against genetically modified … Read more on KOIN.com ]

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The Great GMO Cover-Up #2 Companies Hide Dangers; Attack Scientists

The Great GMO Cover-Up #2 Companies Hide Dangers; Attack Scientists A former Monsanto scientist admitted that when his colleagues discovered that their GMO corn damaged the health of rats, they rewrote the study to hide the effects. He raised the question that if a small amount of corn fed over just a few weeks could […]

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French court hands symbolic win to GMO maize supporters

French court hands symbolic win to GMO maize supporters The court ruled on Friday that the decree from March 2014, which outlawed Monsanto's MON 810 maize (corn), did not demonstrate serious health or environmental risks, as was required by European Union rules in order to withdraw a GMO crop already … Read more on Reuters ]

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Why GMO Labeling Is So Controversial

Why GMO Labeling Is So Controversial On July 1, Vermont becomes the first state to require all food that contains genetically modified ingredients to be labeled as such. (The state attorney general's office intends to go after “willful violations” by manufacturers, not necessarily … Read more on TeenVogue.com ]

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Behind The Furious Debate Over GMO Crops

Behind The Furious Debate Over GMO Crops GMO's are a part of factory farming – and factory farming is a huge problem.. Using fossil fuels to grow our food causes at least four enormous problems. Climate change – artificial fertilizer is made from natural gas, and turns into nitrous oxide … Read more on WBUR […]

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Monsanto Prefers Federal GMO Rules to State Patchwork

Monsanto Prefers Federal GMO Rules to State Patchwork Monsanto Co., the world's largest seed company, says it would rather have voluntary federal labeling standards for genetically modified organisms instead of a patchwork of state rules that it says will raise food costs and disrupt trade. “I think a … Read more on AgWeb ]

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GMO acreage falls — along with commodity prices

GMO acreage falls — along with commodity prices For the first time in two decades, the number of acres planted with genetically modified seeds has declined. A report published by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications said the fall is mainly due to low commodities … Read more on Marketplace.org ]

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Ban on local GMO ordinances challenged in Legislature

Ban on local GMO ordinances challenged in Legislature The Oregon Legislature pre-empted such local regulation of seed at a time when several counties were contemplating bans against genetically modified crops in 2013. Lawmakers approved the proposal as part of a broader legislative package that included … Read more on Portland Tribune ]

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Oregon Legislature drops GMO crop issue

Oregon Legislature drops GMO crop issue A bill to restore local control over genetically engineered crops was gutted and replaced Thursday with language that will require labels on genetically engineered fish sold in Oregon. The bill now heads to the House floor for a vote. Rep. Paul Holvey … Read more on Statesman Journal ]

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GMO labeling advocate: 'Not enough common ground' in Vilsack meetings

GMO labeling advocate: 'Not enough common ground' in Vilsack meetings GMO LABELING ADVOCATE: 'NOT ENOUGH COMMON GROUND' IN VILSACK MEETINGS: Details are finally trickling out about the meetings at USDA in which Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack tried to help industry reach a peaceful accord with GMO … Read more on Politico ]

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Should Oregon's local governments get to ban GMO crops?

Should Oregon's local governments get to ban GMO crops? The battle over genetically engineered crops has returned to the Legislature. A House committee on Thursday heard testimony on the first of two bills that would repeal parts of 2013's Senate Bill 863, which prohibits local governments from regulating … Read more on Statesman Journal ]

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