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2014-01-07 23:24:15

Hope Foods, parent company of Hope Hummus, Hope Dips, Hope Spreads and Hope Crafted, announced Monday the certification of all of its product lines by the Non-GMO Project. The Non-GMO Project, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, offers North America’s only third party verification and labeling for non-GMO (genetically modified organism) food and products. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Hope Foods, parent company of Hope Hummus, Hope Dips, Hope Spreads and Hope Crafted, announced...

2014-01-04 23:24:58

In response to an article published by Surfer Magazine, organic food advocate, Colle Farmers Market, urges farmers and consumers to adopt a more organic lifestyle in light of a protest led by a group of surfers against genetic engineering, agricultural experimentation and pesticide-laden seed production in Hawaii. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, an organic food advocate, responds to an article published by Surfer Magazine on December 18th, which discusses the...

Non-GMO Cheerios
2014-01-03 12:45:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite a significant lack of evidence showing they are harmful, genetically modified organisms (GMO) in the food production industry have drawn the ire of skeptical consumers. In a tacit acknowledgment of this movement, General Mills has announced that it will begin selling non-GMO Cheerios in the coming weeks. The cereal will now be labeled as "Not Made With Genetically Modified Ingredients" – an uncertified claim. The packaging...

2013-12-30 23:01:06

Running to bring attention to the plight of the nation's food supply, the Wilcox family is using Indiegogo to raise the 45,000 dollars needed to fund their transcontinental run in support of healthier food for everyone Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Inspired by son David's desire to run across the nation and fueled by their passion to ensure that the nation's food supply is GMO-free, healthy and sustainable, the Wilcox family of Alaska launches an Indiegogo campaign...

2013-12-29 23:00:46

Getting healthy is a main concern of many as the new year approaches. In addition to some of the typical health related resolutions, Almost Nuts encourages consumers to reduce their intake of GMO foods as a way to better their health. Denmark, WI (PRWEB) December 29, 2013 Instead of just signing up for a new gym membership to start your new year's resolution, Almost Nuts! wants consumers to also be aware of the health impacts GMOs have on their health. This year a lot of events have...

2013-12-18 23:23:23

Yokohama becomes the latest Japanese city to get a dot. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 GMO Internet Group company, GMO Registry, today announces it has signed a contract with the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to operate new geographic Top Level Domain, .yokohama. Between January and May of 2012, ICANN began accepting applications for new gTLDs, setting afoot what is becoming the biggest expansion the Internet namespace has ever seen. With the support...

2013-12-18 23:00:13

Over half of U.S. consumers express some level of concern about genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), but when asked to describe GMOs, many primary grocery shoppers are unclear and reiterate that it’s genetically altered sometimes in a favorable way while at other times in an unfavorable way, reports The NPD Group. Chicago (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Over half of U.S. consumers express some level of concern about genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), but when asked to describe GMOs,...

2013-12-18 11:28:03

Forest geneticists at Oregon State University have created genetically modified poplar trees that grow faster, have resistance to insect pests and are able to retain expression of the inserted genes for at least 14 years, a report in the Canadian Journal of Forest Research just announced. The trees are one of the best successes to date in the genetic modification of forest trees, a field that is much less advanced than GMO products in crop agriculture. The advance could prove especially...


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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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