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2014-02-27 23:00:38

The alarming increase of birth defects and rare illnesses testified to by local doctors during recent public hearing in Kauai County and the lack of federal and state oversight is forcing Maui County citizens to stand up to Hawaii's GMO giants on their own. While biotech industry lobbyists scramble to block them, five Maui citizens, with community support through the SHAKA Movement, are using a unique clause in the state constitution to call for a temporary moratorium until the...

GMF Message Comprehension Falters When Math Anxiety Prevails
2014-02-27 14:34:54

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research has found that people who experience anxiety around performing mathematical equations are less likely to understand information on genetically-modified foods and other health-related issues, according to a report published in the Journal of Health Communication. "Math anxiety, which happens when people are worried or are concerned about using math or statistics, leads to less effort and decreases the ability to do math,"...

2014-02-23 23:00:38

MegaFood Whole Food Supplement Company is excited to add an additional 37 products to the list of their supplements that have received the Non-GMO Project Verified seal from the Non-GMO Project. (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization committed to preserving and building sources of Non-GMO products, educating consumers, and providing verified Non-GMO choices. The privilege to display their Non-GMO Verified seal on a product is hard-won and very exciting...

2014-02-10 20:22:36

Legislation Needed to Protect Consumers by Eliminating Confusion and Advancing Food Safety WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American farmers and representatives from a diverse group of almost thirty industry and non-governmental organizations today announced the formation of the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (www.CFSAF.org) and urged Congress to quickly seek a federal solution that would establish standards for the safety and labeling of food and beverage products made...

2014-02-05 23:02:01

MegaFood Receives Seal from the Non-GMO Project for 37 Additional Products Derry, NH (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 MegaFood has received the Non-GMO Project Verified seal from the Non-GMO Project for thirty-seven products in its line of whole food supplements, bringing the total of their Non-GMO Project Verified products to forty-two. The Non-GMO Project is a third party certification program that assures a product has been produced according to consensus-based best practices for GMO...

2014-02-04 12:27:42

DUBLIN, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3c4zph/food_safety) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Food Safety Testing Market" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Food Safety Testing in US$ Million by the following Testing Types: Pathogens Testing, Pesticide Testing, GMO Testing, and Other Testing. The...

Genetically Modified Bt Crops Do Not Affect Non-Targeted Insects And Nematode Worms
2014-02-03 09:16:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some crops have been genetically modified to produce toxins from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) that protect them from insect pests. These modified crops have raised concerns that they may have unintended consequences for other organisms. Two new studies have found that these crops have little or no effect on non-targeted insects and nematode worms. In one of the studies, published in the February 2014 issue of...

2014-01-30 16:23:13

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California-based supplement maker MRM is leading the U.S. nutrition sector in formulating quality products eligible for "GMO-free" designation ahead of potential legislation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130604/LA26268LOGO) The debate over genetically modified organisms - known as GMOs - is an old one that has generated public interest of late, prompting probes about safety as a result of their inclusion in many popular...

2014-01-25 23:04:24

In response to an article published by Reuters, Colle Farmers Market, an organic food advocate, details the advantages of labeling genetically modified foods and how it could affect the organic market. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, an organic food advocate, discusses the benefits of labeling foods made with genetically modified organisms and how it could affect the organic market. According to a January 16th Reuters article titled, “Organic food and farm...

2014-01-24 23:02:49

In response to an article on Food Navigator, Colle Farmers Market, a leading online farmers market, discusses how GMO labeling could push the growth of organic food sales. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, an online farmers market, responds to an article by Food Navigator on January 6, which suggests that the controversy over GMO labeling could spark an increase in sales of certified organic products. According to the Food Navigator article titled “GMO labeling...


Latest Genetically modified organism Reference Libraries

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

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