February 27th, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
In a 7-2 final vote in the Democratic House committee, a bill that would have required labeling any foods containing genetically modified ingredients was rejected by the state of Colorado last week.
Read More:Another One Bites the Dust: Colorado GMO Label Law Rejected
February 18th, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
Furthering his commitment to using biotechnology and genetically modified foods in combating global hunger, Bill Gates has contributed $25 million along with Mexican telecom magnate Carlos Slim, to support the development of new biotech labs at Mexico’s International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center.
Read More:Bill Gates Supports GMO Development with $25 Million
December 26th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Despite facing a dwindling cash supply, which could cripple efforts by Aqua Bounty to bring its genetically modified AquAdvantage salmon to market, the FDA has announced its opinion in favor of the fish.
Read More:GMO Salmon Swims Closer to Market, FDA’s Ruling Making Waves
December 22nd, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Monsanto, the world’s largest manufacturer of chemical pesticides and genetically modified seeds, has come under attack for secretive methods used in public shareholder meetings, reports Yahoo.
Read More:What is Monsanto Hiding from its Shareholders?
December 8th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Thousands of outraged consumers took to Facebook to share their concern over genetically modified organisms found in General Mills’ popular Cheerios brand of cereal over the last week.
Read More:Cheerios Facebook Page Under Attack Over GMO Ingredients
November 14th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Californians fretting over the failure of Proposition 37 in the election earlier this month may soon be seeing foods that contain GMOs labeled as such anyway.
Read More:Prop 37′s Backlash: DIY GMO Labels Popping Up in California Stores
November 4th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
While California anxiously awaits next Tuesday’s vote that could pass Proposition 37–the measure that would require the labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms—the countdown continues for what could be the first FDA approved GMO animal, AquaBounty’s AquAdvantage Salmon.
Read More:Private Biotech Firm Investing in GMO Salmon
October 28th, 2012 - Lacy
Dean Foods, parent company of Horizon organic milk, Silk, and WhiteWave foods has invested more than $250,000 in the fight against Prop 37—the California ballot measure that would require labeling of GMO foods—and the Cornucopia Institute is calling them out.
Read More:Milk Money: Dairy Farmers Asked to Urge Horizon Milk to Support Prop 37
October 26th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
While the merits of a recent study on genetically modified organisms conducted by the University of Caen in France are still being scrutinized by the scientific community and the biotech industry, government officials in France say they will not change their opinion on Monsanto’s NK603 GMO corn variety, which is currently allowed for sale in the country.
Read More:France Won’t Ban Monsanto’s GMO Corn
October 25th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Los Angeles City Council members unanimously voted yesterday to approve a resolution that officially supports Proposition 37—the November ballot initiative that would require the labeling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients sold within the state.
Read More:Los Angeles Wants GMOs Labeled, City Council ‘Unanimously’ Supports Prop 37