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Stories Tagged "genetically modified organisms"

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Monsanto, Dow Unit Sue County over GMO Law

posted on November 14, 2014 at 2:38 PM

Two agricultural companies sued Maui County on Thursday to challenge a new law banning the cultivation of genetically modified organisms. Full Story

USDA Approves New Modified Corn, Soybean Seeds

posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:22 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department has approved the use of genetically modified corn and soybean seeds that are resistant to a popular weed killer. 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

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

California Initiative Will Test Appetite For GMO Food

posted on October 12, 2012 at 12:23 PM

California could become the first state to require disclosure of a broad range of foods containing genetically modified organisms. Full Story

Big Money Poured into Labeling Fight

posted on August 17, 2012 at 5:01 PM

The nation's largest agribusinesses and biotech companies are pouring big money into the fight against the country's first-ever initiative that would require special labels on foods made with genetically modified ingredients. Full Story

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