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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

Official Slams Corn Syrup Rebranding

posted on September 23, 2011 at 2:08 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A recent attempt by the corn industry tochange the name of a widely used but increasingly controversialsweetener was misleading and could have robbed consumers ofimportant information, a top official at the Food and... Full Story

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