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2014-03-07 08:25:17

Groups Call on Assemblyman Blumenthal to Support GMO Labeling YONKERS, N.Y., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers Union, the advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, headquartered in Yonkers, today called on Assemblyman David Buchwald of White Plains and Mt Kisco to vote yes for Right To Know Bill A. 3525 when it comes before the Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee tomorrow. This bill would require labeling of genetically engineered foods (also known as GMOs) sold in New York...

2014-03-05 23:26:42

Simply Eight® LLC announces first Non-GMO Project Verification seal on its Real Chocolate Chip Cookies. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Simply Eight®, a Michigan-based company dedicated to simple foods, is pleased to announce that it has received the official Non-GMO Project Verification seal on one of its food products – Real Chocolate Chip Cookies – with additional products currently under review. "It has been an incredibly long process, but getting this first verification is...

2014-03-04 12:27:26

Starbucks Urged to Serve Only Organic Milk and Stop Serving Milk From Cows Fed GMOs; GMO Inside Launches New Push Fresh Off Success with Getting GMOs out of Cheerios. WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green America's GMO Inside campaign today launched a major push to get Starbucks, America's largest coffee chain with more than 20,000 stores in 62 countries, to serve only organic milk sourced from cows not fed GMOs. In early January, GMO Inside made worldwide...

2014-03-03 12:26:10

Innovator of Heart Healthier Buttery Spreads Launches Non-GMO Conversion of its Industry Leading Product Line BOULDER, Colo., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Balance, a pioneering leader in great tasting, heart healthier spreads, today announced that it is transitioning its flagship line of buttery spreads to non-GMO. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140303/CG74716 Following an extensive revamp of ingredients sourcing and manufacturing processes, Smart Balance® buttery...

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...


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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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'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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