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Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jun 08th, 2014
By: Zack Fink,  Supermarkets in New York State could soon be forced to label all genetically modified foods it carries on its shelves, as a bill in Albany would require so-called "GMO labeling" to bring New York in line with practices already embraced by three other states. NY1's Zack Fink filed the following report for NY1. Plenty of food contains ingredients that are genetically... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jun 04th, 2014
According to the study, published in the recent issue of the journal The Lancet, “the proportion of men who were overweight or obese rose from 28.8% in 1980 to 36.9% in 2013, while the proportion of women in that category increased from 29.8% to 38% during the same period,” reported the Los Angeles Times. Tonga, the small Polynesian island, ranked at the top of the list,... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jun 03rd, 2014
In a letter to the EU Commission, Testbiotech is once more asking for the market authorisation of genetically engineered maize 1507 to be stopped. The reason for this letter is a statement received from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concerning two Testbiotech reports. In its statement, EFSA fails to invalidate the crucial points raised by Testbiotech. The authority defends its own... more

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