Monday, November 10, 2014


USDA Approves Genetically Engineered Potato

TIME - ‎21 hours ago‎
The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday approved a genetically engineered potato that is resistant to bruising and cuts down on a possible cancer-causing substance, though some food-safety experts aren't so excited about the super spud.

US hopes for GMO crop cultivation in China still alive, barely

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
Nov 10 (Reuters) - DuPont Pioneer, one of the world's largest seed companies, is refusing to give up on efforts to cultivate genetically modified crops in Chinese fields in the face of regulatory hurdles, even as rivals pull back. The Iowa-based ...

Genetically Engineered Food: The Criminality of the GMO Biotech Industry ...

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎Nov 9, 2014‎
The GM Contamination Register database has been run by Genewatch and Greenpeace for about ten years and contains cases dating from 1997 to the end of 2013 [1].


GMO opponents alarmed over new state law (w/video)

Santa Rosa Press Democrat - ‎Nov 9, 2014‎
That includes state Sen. Noreen Evans, D-Santa Rosa, who has long sought to label products in California that contain GMOs.

U.S. OKs Genetically Modified Potato with Lower Cancer Risk

Scientific American - ‎10 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday approved the first genetically modified potato for commercial planting in the United States, a move likely to draw the ire of groups opposed to artificial manipulation of foods.

USDA approves genetically engineered potato designed by Idaho's J.R. Simplot ...

Fox Business - ‎Nov 7, 2014‎
BOISE, Idaho - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved commercial planting of a potato that is genetically modified to resist bruising and to produce less of a chemical that has caused cancer in animals. Boise, Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co.

Market speaks louder than science: GMO-free animals a good business model

Sacramento Bee - ‎Nov 8, 2014‎
Megan Brown sells beef from grass-fed cows, but the Butte County rancher's choice is motivated more by the higher price she can get for organic beef than worries about the health consequences of eating meat from cows that ate genetically modified grain.

Vermont food producers prepare for GMO labeling - ‎22 hours ago‎
Vermont is the first state in the nation to make GMO labeling mandatory for food manufacturers and retailers. The state is now seeking comments on a set of proposed rules that are to be finalized by July 2015.

Despite narrow Oregon loss, GMO label backers not giving up the fight

Grand Island Independent - ‎Nov 8, 2014‎
In the end, not even Oregon's backyard chicken owners and vegan foodies had enough money and clout to persuade voters to pass a ballot measure that would have required labeling of genetically modified foods. Oregon is the fourth state in the West that ...

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