Pro-GMO labeling advocates are gaining ground, opponents of GMO labeling took their money and influence to Washington, D.C.
The FDA on November 19 approved the world’s first genetically engineered animal for human consumption.
In a 5 to 4 decision, Hawaii County Council voted on December 17 to appeal a decision by a U.S. Magistrate Judge.
After an official recount, Oregon’s Secretary of State announced on December 16 that Measure 92 to require mandatory labeling of GMO foods in the state was defeated.
Sales of products carrying the Non-GMO Project Verified seal now total more than growing at more than 20% annually, reported the Non-GMO Project.
In Colorado, while multi-billion-dollar, multinational corporate opponents have pumped nearly $17 million into the state to try to defeat Prop. 105.
A small group of multi-billion-dollar corporations have poured nearly $17 million into Colorado in to try to defeat Proposition 105.
Just 10 corporations are responsible for more than $13 million of the $14.3 million total contributed to kill the Colorado GMO labeling bill.
Horst Rechelbacher, founder of Aveda and a game changer in the cosmetics world advocating for beauty products that are healthier for people and the planet.
Food giants General Mills and Post Foods both announced in the same month that their flagship Original Cheerios and Original Grape Nuts cereals will now say “Non-GMO” on the label.
What’s next for consumers and industry after November's narrow election loss of the I-522 GMO labeling bill in Washington State?
The anti-GMO labeling side won by a slim 2% of the vote, but they won dirty.
Test your knowledge on GMOs in food! Compass Natural's Steve Hoffman and Nikki McCord of McCord Consulting co-authored an article in the Fall 2013 edition of GreenMoney Journal: "If you’re anything like us, you’re probably enjoying a snack while checking your email and catching up on your blogs. If you’re eating a conventionally produced snack – that is, one that is not Certified Organic or Non-GMO Verified – chances are it could be full of GMOs. Check your packaging. Did you see the label informing you of this fact? Most likely you didn’t because companies are not required to tell you whether or not GMOs are in your foods. And yet, GMOs are in about 80% of commonly processed foods. So what are GMOs and what is their impact on human and animal health and the environment? . . ."
The March Against Monsanto held on May 25 drew more than 2 million people to protest chemical giant Monsanto and the genetically engineered seeds it produces.
The study, conducted by Dallas middle-school student Ria Chhabra, tracked the effects of organic and conventional diets on the health of fruit flies.
This 60-second video, produced by Boulder-based Whizzbang Studios and Compass Natural Marketing, made its debut at a GMO labeling seminar and press conference held on March 7, 2013.
This past month marked a number of important developments in the ongoing debate to label genetically engineered or GMO foods, including the following news items.
Nearly 90% of the global agricultural seed industry has been consolidated into a handful of multinational chemical pesticide companies.
University of Colorado professors who benefit from the multi-billion-dollar biotech industry do the community a disservice by spreading misinformation in their guest commentaries.
Compass Naturals has joined the California Right to Know initiative calling upon State of California voters to require mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods.