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Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears

posted on February 5, 2016 at 3:53 PM

The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients. Full Story

House Panel Votes to Repeal Country-Origin Meat Labeling Law

posted on May 22, 2015 at 3:42 PM

A House committee has voted to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. 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

Study: Mislabeled Shrimp at Restaurants, Grocers

posted on October 31, 2014 at 2:58 PM

From New York to New Orleans to Oregon, consumers are being misled about the shrimp they're buying, according to a survey by the advocacy group Oceana. Full Story

Chronic wasting disease found in mule deer

posted on October 24, 2014 at 1:38 PM

Officials at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's disease laboratory in Laramie say a 4-year-old mule deer buck taken in Carbon County during hunting season tested positive for chronic wasting disease, which is a contagious neurological... 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

Vermont Ups The Ante on Genetically Modified Foods

posted on April 25, 2014 at 11:12 AM

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Vermont has raised the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods by becoming the first state to pass a bill requiring that they be labeled as such in the grocery aisle, making the move despite the opposition of... Full Story

New Food Labels Would Highlight Calories And Sugar

posted on February 28, 2014 at 11:42 AM

The Food and Drug Administration says that by law, serving sizes must be based on actual consumption, not ideal consumption. 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

Labeling Bill Raises Modified Food Debate In Illinois

posted on October 11, 2013 at 1:05 PM

Democratic Sen. David Koehler says consumers have a right to know if the food their putting into their bodies was made with so-called GMOs. 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

Ireland: Test Shows Polish 'Beef' 75 pct Horsemeat

posted on February 8, 2013 at 12:52 PM

The discovery of horsemeat poses no danger to consumers but highlights the inaccuracy of food labels on some processed meat products and points to potential fraud in the industry. Horsemeat costs a fraction of beef. 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

Genetically Modified Foods May Get Label In California

posted on June 15, 2012 at 4:57 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California voters will soon decide whether to require special labels for food made from genetically modified ingredients, in a closely watched test of consumer attitudes about the merits of genetically engineered... Full Story
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