More About: 'Genetically-modified-organisms'

The GMO Label Bill Passed Congress, But the Battle for Transparency Isn’t Over Yet

Congress has now passed a federal law on the labeling of genetically modified organisms that—if implemented as written—gives food companies too much leeway to hide ingredients and might even allow some genetically engineered (GE) foods to slip by unlabeled. What now?

‘GMO Compromise’ Bill Advances, Despite Objections From Food Transparency Advocates

A divisive federal bill intended to standardize food labeling requirements for genetically modified organisms is one step closer to becoming law. With a 63-30 vote, the Senate authorized the “National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard,” an amendment to the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 that would require companies to indicate whether food contains GMOs on its packaging. The ...

What Backers of the ‘GMO Compromise’ Bill Don’t Want You to Know

As early as this Wednesday or Thursday, the Senate could vote on whether to pass a compromised version of a bill that food makers and some members of Congress claim will make our food more transparent, but really would do the opposite.

What Is A GMO?

It’s the buzzword that won’t go away: GMOs. And, lately, the conversation about genetically modified organisms only continues to heat up with passionate opinions on both sides.

If You’re Confused About GMOs, You’ve Got to See This Movie (for 15% Off!)

Due for a movie night? How about something with an hugely powerful, very evil villain, super-smart heroine, and mysterious chemical that might be poisoning the masses?

Will Food Companies Change Their Tune on GMO Labels?

The battle over whether to require food companies to label products containing genetically modified ingredients has for years pitted health and transparency activists against the monied interests behind food production.

The Terrifying New Film About GMOs You Need to See

Last December, Venezuela approved a new law regulating GMOs—one of the toughest of its kind in the world. The ruling rejects the import, production, and distribution of seeds that have been genetically engineered—it also prohibits the “research of transgenic seeds.”

GMOs: Everything You Wanted to Know—But Were Afraid to Ask

G-M-O. More than many others, these three letters may define the public outrage about our food system almost two decades into the 21stcentury.

GMO Science: Plenty of Opinions, Not Enough Studies

Speaking this week during a tour of the Bay Farm Research Farm in Columbia, Mo., Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) blasted skeptics of genetically modified organisms and called for increased funding for the research and development of GMOs.

In the Fight Against ‘Big Food,’ Washington is Missing a ‘Good Food’ Lobby

From the dawn of the age of industrial agriculture more than a half-century ago, to the politicians protecting the interests of companies like Monsanto and McDonald’s today, every American has felt the impact of Big Food’s lobbying efforts in Washington, D.C. and at state houses across the nation.

GMO Secrecy Gains Momentum: The DARK Act Passes Another Hurdle

The DARK Act, labeled by its detractors as the “Deny Americans the Right to Know” Act, passed the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday.

Staggering Statistic: GMOs Dominate U.S. Farming

In the United States, GMO crops make up a majority of our agriculture.

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