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Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 20th, 2015

By: Jonathan Latham 

By conventional wisdom it is excellent news. Researchers from Iowa have shown that organic farming methods can yield almost as highly as pesticide-intensive methods. 

 


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 20th, 2015

By Mateusz Perkowski

A bill related to genetic engineering in Oregon will be introduced by Gov. John Kitzhaber in the upcoming legislative session now that a key task force report is done.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 20th, 2015

By: Anna Almendrala

To research his 2010 book The 5 Factor World Diet, celebrity trainer and nutritionist Harley Pasternak traveled to the healthiest countries around the world to learn more about what made their meals extra nourishing.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 14th, 2015

By: Sarah Knapton

New legislation, which will be in place by Spring, could mean that commercial GM crops including maize and oil seed rape are grown in Britain

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 14th, 2015

By: Mateusz Perkowski

A petition to list the monarch butterfly as a threatened species has set the stage for another battle over biotech crops.

 


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 14th, 2015

By: Helen Thompson

Modified insects designed to stop dengue fever could make it easier for another disease-carrying species to take root

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 13th, 2015

Hawai’i County plans to appeal a federal judge’s ruling invalidating a 2013 county law restricting genetically engineered (GE) crops on the island.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 13th, 2015

By: Vandana Shiva

As the New Year begins, I feel compelled to reflect on how fictions and abstract constructions are ruling us; the nature of being and existence is being redefined in such fundamental ways that life itself is threatened.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 13th, 2015

Company that has come under fire for its genetically modified seeds said its earnings fell 34% in its first fiscal quarter


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 13th, 2015

Over the last couple of years, some parents have become cautious of what foods to feed their children, especially with the discovery that genetically modified (GM) foods may be hazardous to a child’s health.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 13th, 2015

By: Kenneth G. Eade

The score in the war against genetically engineered foods is currently Big Industrial Chemical Companies 100- consumers zero.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 13th, 2015

By: Tony Leys

DES MOINES — A plan to have Iowa State University students eat genetically modified bananas has been delayed, apparently because of issues in shipping the fruit.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 13th, 2015

By: John Herrick

BURLINGTON — A federal district court judge heard oral arguments on the constitutionality of Vermont’s GMO labeling law Wednesday.


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