More About: 'Gmos'

Organic vs. Non-Organic: What’s the Difference?

Ask three people why they bought organic groceries, and you’re likely to get three different answers. One person might want to shrink their carbon footprint, while another insists that organic baby food offers the best nutrition for little ones. The perceived benefits of organic food are pretty much endless, making it harder to separate what’s ...

WATCH: What You Can Do To Shed Light On Bizarre Ingredients In Your Food

“Many of the products that you end up seeing on your grocery store shelves are hardly food at all,” says Ken Cook, founder and president of the Environmental Working Group.

The Simple Reason Junk Food Is So Cheap

Hate paying taxes every year? Trade in your suit and tie for a pair of overalls. Instead of handing over part of your hard-earned paycheck every April, you could get a handsome sum of money from the government if you become a corn farmer.

More Proof That The Western Diet Is A Global Problem

Amid the glowing Shanghai signs advertising traditional hot noodles and dumplings, the mega-city’s residents are increasingly likely to see Colonel Sanders smiling down, beckoning them with his 11 herbs and spices.

How Industrial Farming Is Killing the Planet

Ever wonder why you can get a 99-cent bag of some brands of chips at the gas station, but grabbing some chips for your guac at the health food store costs a little more?

19 European Countries Say No to GMOs

One by one, European Union member states stepped out in defiance against Monsanto, Syngenta, Dow and the rest of the biotech mafia last week.

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.

Will New ‘Spray GMOs’ Reignite the Frankenfood Debate?

Monsanto is at it again. The widely reviled biotech company has been hard at work formulating a chemical it’s calling BioDirect, which, when sprayed onto a plant, reconfigures the plant’s genes to do things like kill pests that want to eat it, prevent browning of apples, or improve the taste of tomatoes. Those last two ...

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.

Bad News for Consumers: DARK Act Moves Closer to Passing

America has spoken, but (surprise!) Congress isn’t listening. A whopping 93 percent of Americans favor a law requiring foods containing genetically modified organisms to be labeled. But instead, lawmakers are marching forward with a bill that actually makes it illegal for states to pass labeling laws.

Big Food is Ditching Additives and GMOs—Could Real Change Be Happening?

Most days, as we witness the stranglehold agribusinesses and Big Food have on legislation and on campaigns for food justice, it’s easy to despair over the direction our food system is headed.

If the ‘Dark Act’ Passes, Consumers Who Care About GMOs Are Out of Luck

One of the greatest byproducts of the ongoing “good food” movement is the way the conversation has brought out a consumer curiosity and concern about how food gets to our tables. It’s safe to say that more Americans than ever in recent history want to peel back the layers of the industrial food system to ...

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