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Following Three Years of Shareholder Proposals, Consumers Will Have Non-GMO Option OAKLAND, Calif., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Abbott Laboratories, producer of market-leading
Sharing a conversation for #GMO Labeling as he walks from California to Washington DC, after a 1500-mile trek on foot, Taylor Lancaster of Walk2Know will speak at the Oklahoma City March Against
AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural health speaker and author Anthony Gucciardi has teamed up with the March Against Monsanto international protest campaign to deliver a talk
LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FDA's declaration on March 20(th) that the genetically engineered non-browning apple and potato "are as safe and nutritious as their
WASHINGTON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Presidential Medal of Freedom award recipient and cofounder of the National Farm Workers Association Dolores Huerta will discuss Genetically
LONDON, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global agrochemical market was valued at $197.9 billion in 2014.
LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Food Safety Testing in US$ Million by the following Testing Types: Pathogens Testing, Pesticide Testing,
Taylor Lancaster in Albuquerque on his Walk2Know trek from Santa Monica to Washington DC Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) March 25, 2015 After trekking from the
Survey Examines Consumer Attitudes and Preferences About Food Safety, Shopping Options, Allergies and Diets; Four Out of Five Surveyed Wants Government to Do More San
Program will Answer Questions Amidst GMO Corn and Cotton Fields on the Expo Floor and Convene Panel with Ben & Jerry's to Discuss Finding Common Ground on How Our Food is Grown AUSTIN, Texas,
Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...
Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...
Enviropig is the trademark for a genetically modified line of Yorkshire pigs with the capability to digest plant phosphorus more efficiently than ordinary unmodified pigs that was developed at the University of Guelph. The benefits of the Enviropig, if commercialized, include reduced feed cost and reduced phosphorus pollution as compared to the raising of ordinary pigs. Enviropigs create the enzyme phytase in their salivary glands. When cereal grains are consumed, the phytase mixes with...
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