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Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 21st, 2014

By: Beth Buczynski 

Hold on to your hats, parents: A court-appointed psychologist recently called a Manhattan father an ‘unfit parent’ because he denied his son’s request to eat at McDonald’s. Yes, you’re reading that right.
 


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 21st, 2014

By: Kia Ruiz

We approached Proposition 105 as a single-subject statute within the Colorado legal framework to get an initiative through the courts that could then be used as a reasonable first step as we gathered signatures for the current ballot.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 21st, 2014

Well, there are a few big guys who think we do not have that right, and they have deep pockets to throw around to protect their profits.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 21st, 2014

By: Angel Jennings

Citing environmental and health concerns, a panel of Los Angeles lawmakers Monday threw their support behind a citywide ban on growing genetically modified crops.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 21st, 2014

By: Anna Lekas Miller

Last week, Measure 92, the mandatory GMO labeling initiative in Oregon, became thecostliest ballot measure in state history when Coca Cola donated $468,000 to the opposition campaign


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 21st, 2014

By: Jane Lindholm

Last spring, the legislature passed a law requiring foods that contain genetically modified organisms, or GMO's, to be labeled.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 16th, 2014

The Vermont Attorney General's office has released a draft of the rules it is writing to govern the state's first-in-the-nation law to require the labeling of food made with genetically modified organisms.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 16th, 2014

EPA is registering Enlist Duo, an herbicide product that combines two previously approved herbicides:

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 16th, 2014

WASHINGTON--The EPA is registering the herbicide, Enlist Duo with first-time ever restrictions to manage the problem of resistant weeds.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 14th, 2014

Monsanto Co. reported that the company recorded a loss of $156 million in the latest quarter, a loss that was considerably higher than expected.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 13th, 2014

By: Dr. Mae-Wan Ho

85 % US export market to China destroyed as domestic prices for corn dropped 11 cents per bushel

US corn prices plummeted as China rejected all shipments containing traces of Syngenta’s MIR162. Farmers from 5 major corn growing states have filed 3 class action lawsuits against Syngenta, claiming damages of more than $ 1 billion [1, 2].  


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 11th, 2014

By: Devon G. Pena

A FARMER SAYS YOUR SUPPORT FOR LABELING

I am a farmer in the San Luis Valley, Colorado and I support Proposition 105, citizen-initiated referendum in our state for the labeling of genetically modified foods; also known as GMOs for "genetically modified organisms".

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Oct 10th, 2014

By: Craig Cox

Defenders of genetically engineered crops regularly claim that these varieties cut erosion by encouraging farmers to use tillage practices that enhance soil conservation.


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