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Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 05th, 2015
By: Chelsea HarveyJackson County, Oregon, has just joined the small but growing ranks of “GE-free zones” in the U.S.,  which prohibit the cultivation of genetically engineered (GE) crops. It’s at least the eighth county in the country to create such an ordinance, and efforts are springing up to pass similar measures in other places. The Jackson County designation was... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 05th, 2015
China, the world's top rice producer and consumer, has renewed biosafety certificates for its own genetically-modified (GMO) rice, but large-scale production may be years away.The agriculture ministry has extended approval of two varieties of pest-resistant rice for another 5 years after the certificates, which were first granted in 2009, expired last year, according to an official website (... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 05th, 2015
By: Merlyn SeeleyIt is called Plenish and it is a cooking oil that has been approved by the USDA as safe to eat. It is made solely of genetically modified (GM, GMO) soy beans and they say it may very well change the way the world sees GMOs. Problem is, it is a GMO product, it does not matter how healthy they say it is, it is still untested GMO food and from previous un official... more

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