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GM salmon approved for human use

posted on November 20, 2015 at 5:17 PM

GM salmon approved for human use
The FDA made history this week, approving genetically modified salmon for human consumption. The Food and Drug Administration’s move clears the way for the AquAdvantage salmon, a fast-growing fish that will be raised in land-based farms and put... Full Story

Congress: Food Companies Not Required to Label GMOs

posted on July 24, 2015 at 6:29 PM

Congress:  Food Companies Not Required to Label GMOs
Under The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act passed by the House of Representatives this week, food companies would not be required to disclose whether their products contain genetically modified ingredients. Full Story

Poll: An Appetite for Labeling Genetically Modified Foods

posted on January 16, 2015 at 2:00 PM

A large majority of Americans support labeling of genetically modified foods, whether they care about eating them or not. Full Story

Lawmakers Wary of Genetically Modified Food Labels

posted on December 12, 2014 at 2:44 PM

The food industry is likely to find a more receptive Congress come January in its fight against mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods.Republicans and Democrats on a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee questioned Wednesday whether... Full Story

EU Makes Move to Let Member States Block GM Crops

posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:11 PM

The European Union is taking a big step toward giving EU member states the power to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops even if they have been approved by the food safety authority of the 28-nation bloc. Full Story

Maui Voters to Decide Whether to Ban GMO Crops

posted on October 31, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe. Full Story

USDA: Genetically modified wheat found in Montana

posted on October 3, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Unregulated genetically modified wheat has popped up in a second location in the United States, this time in Montana, the Agriculture Department said Friday. Full Story

Engineered Salmon May Be a Tough Sell

posted on April 4, 2014 at 10:11 AM

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

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

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

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