Tuesday, September 9, 2014



GMO experiments receive questionable oversight

SFGate - ‎Sep 7, 2014‎
Details of Applied Biotechnology's inspections and hundreds of other field trials with genetically modified plants were obtained by Hearst Newspapers under Freedom of Information laws.

Experimental GMO Crops In California Grown With Little Oversight

CBS Local - ‎9 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) - Genetically modified corn that's being grown along California's Central Coast is being used in an experimental vaccine for hepatitis B. But records obtained from the Department of Agriculture by Hearst newspapers reveal these ...

GMO lobbying is a booming business as labeling laws increase

Public Radio International - ‎Sep 5, 2014‎
Major food makers like Coca-Cola and biotech giants like Monstanto and DuPont are determined to stop the passage of such laws in the US - so much so that they've spent more than $27 million in the first six months of this year on GMO-related lobbying.

Colorado's 'Blue Book': GMO Labeling Will Raise Grocery Prices

Food Safety News - ‎Sep 4, 2014‎
GMO labeling initiatives so far have failed in both California and Washington. In those states, the initiatives started out with huge leads but support eventually collapsed under the weight of heavy opposition spending and largely unfavorable ...

Ad Watch: Pro-GMO Group Calls Maui County Measure a 'Farming Ban'

Honolulu Civil Beat - ‎Sep 8, 2014‎
Ad Watch: Pro-GMO Group Calls Maui County Measure a 'Farming Ban'. Citizens Against the Maui County Farming Ban spent more than $80,000 in the past week on TV ads against the initiative to ban genetically modified crops. September 8, 2014 · By Anita ...

Colorado ballot decisions include personhood, GMO food, horse racing

The Denver Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
Proposition 105, which calls for the labeling of genetically modified food "to provide consumers with the opportunity to make an informed choice of the products they consume and protect the public's health, safety and welfare.

Urban vote key to GMO campaign

Portland Tribune - ‎6 hours ago‎
Political analysts say it's a foregone conclusion that opponents of GMO labeling will outspend the measure's supporters, as in the other states.

VIDEO: Funding Fuels Hawaii GMO Food Fight

Big Island Video News - ‎10 hours ago‎
HAWAII ISLAND - Both sides in Hawaii's ongoing Genetically Modified Organism debate are taking their arguments to different arenas in order to influence a favorable outcome.

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