Wednesday, November 5, 2014

In The GMO World Post Election Day

From GMOs to Soda Taxes, Here's What the Election Means for Your Fridge

Mother Jones - ‎30 minutes ago‎
States and localities nationwide voted yesterday on a host of hot-button food and agriculture issues, from GMO labeling to soda taxes to food stamps.

GMO labeling still too close to call

Statesman Journal - ‎11 hours ago‎
The measure would require raw and processed food sold in Oregon to carry a label if it contains genetically modified ingredients.

Maui Defies Monsanto, Passes Ban on GMO Farming

Bloomberg - ‎2 hours ago‎
Voters on the Hawaiian Island of Maui passed the nation's first-ever ballot initiative targeting genetically engineered food following a campaign in which opponents of the measure, including corporate giants Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences—outspent ...

Brazil's big soy exporters await payment offer from Monsanto - ‎21 hours ago‎
Monsanto, the Creve Coeur-based agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation, said in a statement on Oct. 23 that 500 companies had agreed to help police royalty payments in Brazil, an arrangement that highlights the increasingly complex ...

Monsanto, wheat growers seek settlement extension

Capital Press - ‎Nov 4, 2014‎
Soft white wheat farmers filed several lawsuits against Monsanto in 2013 after an Oregon farmer discovered wheat growing in his field that had been genetically engineered to withstand glyphosate herbicides, a trait that was never deregulated by USDA.

Monsanto Appeals Directly To Consumers In New Ad Campaign

St. Louis Public Radio - ‎1 hour ago‎
It's part of an effort at Monsanto to improve the St. Louis-based company's image. Earlier this year the Harris Poll on corporate reputations ranked Monsanto third worst in the country, just behind BP. Monstanto CEO and chairman Hugh Grant said part of ...

Settlement between growers and Monsanto delayed - ‎4 hours ago‎
Soft white wheat growers filed multiple lawsuits against Monsanto in 2013 after an Oregon farmer discovered wheat in his field that resisted applications of glyphosate.

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