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2014-03-19 08:30:09

GMO Answers seeks to open new dialogue on GMOs and how our food is grown WASHINGTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The results of a new national survey, commissioned by GMO Answers and the Council for Biotechnology Information, identify the leading questions consumers have about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and how our food is grown. The survey was conducted in order to identify, for the first time, the top 10 questions consumers have about GMOs and to open up...

non GMO Food
2014-01-13 12:47:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Just fifteen years ago, if you weren't a geneticist or an executive in a large agricultural firm, the acronym GMO didn't mean much to you. Today, almost anyone who has been a grocery store is familiar with the term, though few may actually know what it means. A non-GMO food is a food that has not had its genetic material (DNA) artificially altered in a laboratory using the techniques of genetic engineering. The reasons for...

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...

2013-12-13 23:25:53

Connecticut has become a pioneer in food labeling as it is the first state to pass legislation to make companies say if their products contain genetically modified organisms or GMOs. Almost Nuts! sees this win as a big step towards a goal to have all GMO foods to be labeled. Denmark, WI (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Gov. Dannel Malloy held a ceremonial bill signing in Fairfield, CT on Wednesday to commemorate a bill that requires certain foods intended for humans to be clearly marked that it...

2011-12-07 22:09:42

The EU´s governance of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and food safety has given lobbyists a new role. In the past, Greenpeace and the biotechnology industry organisation EuropaBio exerted their influence in the corridors. Now the former enemies sit opposite one another as experts in the EU´s core activities. By studying how lobbyists try to influence GMO rules, a new thesis from the Lund University School of Economics and Management in Sweden provides an insight into...


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