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Oregon Hopes To Be First State To Map GMO Fields

posted on June 20, 2014 at 2:45 PM

If the mapping goes ahead, Oregon would be the first state to map fields and mandate preventive measures for modified crops. Advocates say Oregon could become a model for the rest of the nation. Full Story

New York is central in modified-food label debate

posted on June 13, 2014 at 1:35 PM

Agricultural, food and beverage companies have spent millions of dollars to defeat legislation in New York state that would require labels on food containing ingredients from genetically modified crops, highlighting the state's key role in the... Full Story

Maui County GMO initiative gets more signatures

posted on May 30, 2014 at 2:12 PM

Activists have handed in more than 9,000 additional signatures to the Maui County Clerk's office in support of a moratorium on growing or testing genetically modified foods. Full Story

Market to Market (May 23, 2014)

posted on May 23, 2014 at 7:07 PM

Market to Market (May 23, 2014)
Full Program: Oil interests push back against federal advice on crude oil rail cars. An EU farmer sues the Italian government for the right to plant GMO seeds. Midwestern farmers work with environmental watchdogs to improve water quality. Market analysis with... Full Story

Italian Farmer Fights for Right to Use GMOs

posted on May 23, 2014 at 5:51 PM

Italian Farmer Fights for Right to Use GMOs
An EU farmer sues the Italian government for the right to plant GMO seeds. Full Story

Oregon Counties Ban Genetically Modified Crops

posted on May 23, 2014 at 10:56 AM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Residents of southern Oregon's agriculture-heavy Rogue Valley have voted to ban genetically modified crops from the area, setting up the next stage of a fight that has gained widespread attention. Companies that... Full Story

Split Farming Offers Benefit of Organic and Conventional Crops

posted on March 21, 2014 at 5:33 PM

Split Farming Offers Benefit of Organic and Conventional Crops
According to the Agriculture Department, 40 percent of U.S. organic producers also sold non-organic goods in 2012, suggesting that many of America’s organic operations hedge their bets with conventional -- and even genetically modified -- crops. Full Story

California Drought Intensifies

posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:15 PM

California Drought Intensifies
As Europe becomes more receptive to genetically modified foods, the dialogue continues in the U.S. regarding regulatory oversight. Full Story

GMO Controversy Continues

posted on February 14, 2014 at 4:59 PM

GMO Controversy Continues
As Europe becomes more receptive to genetically modified foods, the dialogue continues in the U.S. regarding regulatory oversight. Full Story

Companies Push Voluntary Labels On Modified Foods

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:03 PM

A federal standard for voluntary labels would get food manufacturers off the hook if any states pass laws requiring mandatory labeling. Full Story

States weighing labels on genetically altered food

posted on January 24, 2014 at 4:29 PM

In the absence of federal regulation, states from Rhode Island to Hawaii are considering laws to require labels on food items containing genetically modified ingredients. Full Story

Pro-Food Labeling Groups Send Letter to President Obama

posted on January 16, 2014 at 4:51 PM

Pro-Food Labeling Groups Send Letter to President Obama
Four House Democrats and 200 pro-labeling groups sent a letter to the White House asking President Obama to make good on a campaign promise. Full Story

USDA Opens Door To New Herbicide-Resistant Seeds

posted on January 3, 2014 at 1:05 PM

The herbicide has had limited use in corn and soybean farming because it becomes toxic to the plants early in their growth. The new seeds would allow farmers to use 2,4-D throughout the plants' lives. Full Story

Original Cheerios To Go GMO-Free

posted on January 3, 2014 at 12:31 PM

The change comes after the group Green America started a campaign called GMO Inside asking General Mills to make Cheerios GMO-free Full Story

China Rejects 545,000 Tons Of Corn From US

posted on December 20, 2013 at 10:30 AM

In a statement, the agency called on U.S. authorities to strengthen controls on corn exports to ensure unapproved strains are not sent to China. Full Story
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