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...
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.
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.
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.
posted on April 4, 2014 at 10:11 AM
posted on February 14, 2014 at 7:56 PM
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...
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.
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.
posted on January 17, 2014 at 7:17 PM
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...