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Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 30th, 2015

Dow Chemical Co's quarterly profit fell 24 percent, hurt by a $500 million loss related to abandonment of a plant in Tennessee by a joint venture and other charges.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 30th, 2015

GMO Free USA today published the results of independent lab testing which documented that Kellogg’s Froot Loops cereal contains high levels of insecticide-producing genetically engineered corn that is regulated by the EPA.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 30th, 2015

By: Philippe Wojazer (REUTERS)

A new genetically modified potato is closer than ever to arriving in American grocery stores, but while advocates claim it can actually reduce the risk of cancer, opponents say not nearly enough is known to ensure public safety.

 


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 30th, 2015

By: Greg Allen

The FDA is considering whether to approve the experimental use of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys to help stop the spread of dengue fever and other diseases. Mosquito control officials in the region say they hope to get approval to begin releasing the insects in the Keys as soon as this spring.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 30th, 2015

By: O. Kay Henderson

Former State Ag Secretary Patty Judge, who also served one term as the state’s lieutenant governor, has been hired to travel the state this week with a lawyer and they are talking to farmers who planted a particular kind of corn.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 30th, 2015

By: Stephanie Strom

There are few industry debates as heated these days as the one about labeling foods that contain genetically modified ingredients.

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.


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