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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

Market to Market (February 14, 2014)

posted on February 14, 2014 at 7:56 PM

Market to Market (February 14, 2014)
Full Program: The Agriculture Department predicts the bottom line for most U.S. farmers will decline significantly this year. EPA says some Midwestern farmers are making progress in protecting the environment, but much work remains to be done. Despite strident... 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

Market to Market (January 17, 2014)

posted on January 17, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Market to Market (January 17, 2014)
Full Program: One week after a toxic chemical spilled into a West Virginia river, thousands still are without water. Critics of genetically modified foods urge President Obama to fulfill a campaign promise made in 2007. America’s first legal sales of... Full Story

Marching Against Monsanto

posted on May 31, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Organizers said "March Against Monsanto" protests were held in 52 countries and 436 cities. Full Story

Hawaii Lawmakers Move Forward With Anti-GMO Bill

posted on February 8, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Committee approved the bill Thursday but amended it so it only applies to produce imported from outside Hawaii. Full Story

Fast-Growing Fish May Never Find Their Way To Your Plate

posted on December 7, 2012 at 12:16 PM

Aquabounty is the only U.S. company publicly seeking approval for a genetically modified animal that's raised to be eaten by humans. Full Story

GMO Labeling Law Wins Backing In Connecticut

posted on March 23, 2012 at 3:26 PM

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut took the first step requiring producers to label genetically modified food Wednesday, as a legislative committee overwhelmingly backed a measure promoted as giving consumers more information while... Full Story

EU Court Puts Limits on Modified Honey

posted on September 9, 2011 at 2:37 PM

BRUSSELS (AP) — Honey that contains traces of pollen from genetically modified crops needs special authorization before it can be sold in Europe, the European Union's top court said Tuesday, in a judgment that could have widespread... Full Story

Market to Market (August 26, 2011)

posted on August 26, 2011 at 8:20 PM

Market to Market (August 26, 2011)
Full Program: From Wall Street to Main Street, economists note the impact of a slowing economy. A major grain processor refuses to accept federally approved genetically engineered corn. Despite uncertainty over federal support, the "winds of change" bring... Full Story

'Super' Wheat to Boost Food Security

posted on June 10, 2011 at 2:06 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Scientists say they're close to producing new "super varieties" of wheat that will resist a virulent fungus while boosting yields up to 15 percent, potentially easing a deadly threat to the world's food supply. Full Story

Prince Charles Touts Locally Grown Agriculture

posted on May 6, 2011 at 12:05 PM

Prince Charles Touts Locally Grown Agriculture
Charles, Prince of Wales, a consistent critic of genetically modified crops and strong proponent of organic agriculture, painted a bleak picture for domestic and foreign users of water in his speech at Georgetown University. Full Story

Scientists question claims in biotech letter

posted on April 1, 2011 at 3:04 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The widespread Internet posting of a letter by a retired Purdue University researcher who says he has linked genetically modified corn and soybeans to crop diseases and abortions and infertility in livestock has raised... Full Story

Lawsuit Challenges Genetically Modified Alfalfa

posted on March 25, 2011 at 11:03 AM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A lawsuit filed in California is challenging the federal government's deregulation of alfalfa that is genetically altered to withstand the popular weed killer Roundup. Full Story
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