Friday, September 19, 2014

GMO FOODS NEWS September 17 - 19 2014

The Debate About GMO Safety Is Over, Thanks To A New Trillion-Meal Study

Forbes - ‎Sep 17, 2014‎
“Monsanto Monsanto's GMO Feed Creates Horrific Physical Ailments in Animals,” screams a typical article, in AlterNet, a popular anti-GMO site. It touts “new research” but as is typical of such articles and such sites, it neither quotes a study nor ...

GMO labels a $500 food tax

Boulder Daily Camera - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Right to Know Colorado GMO proposition 105 mandates the labeling of GMO food products. Since consumers like to know what they eat, the idea of GMO labeling is appealing. However, the proposal is ill-conceived and poorly written. It creates more ...

GMO debate grows over golden rice in the Philippines

PBS NewsHour - ‎Sep 17, 2014‎
Vitamin A deficiency is a deadly threat to kids and pregnant mothers in the Third World. In the Philippines, the best nutrient sources are rarely part of the daily diet, so researchers have tried adding vitamin A to rice, a staple food.

A trillion meals later, the GMO debate is over

Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net - ‎17 minutes ago‎
My biggest beef about the knockdown of GMO's is that as a society, we throw billions of dollars at research that we hope will cure some absolutely awful diseases, yet we are damning a known cure for one of the most deadly issues that is getting worse ...

USDA approves Dow's controversial Enlist GMO corn and soybeans - ‎Sep 17, 2014‎
WASHINGTON • The Agriculture Department has approved the use of genetically modified corn and soybean seeds that are resistant to a popular weed killer.

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