A hand recount began Tuesday for the Oregon ballot measure that would require labels for genetically modified foods. Counties have until Dec. 12 to complete the count where the first tally showed Measure 92 was narrowly defeated.
Tester, who is also an organic farmer from Big Sandy, said that consumers have the right to know what's in the food they eat. He supports the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act, which requires manufacturers to label genetically engineered foods.
The payoff for growers can be huge: Monsanto estimates that farmers typically make 40 key choices in the course of a growing season—what seed to plant, when to plant it, and so on.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry Kurren has now invalidated that ban because it is pre-empted by state laws that govern agriculture, much like Kauai County's regulations that mandated pesticide buffers and mandatory reporting of genetically modified organisms.
Just when the backlash over first lady Michelle Obama's school lunch menu leveled off, students in a handful of Twin Cities schools got a taste of what could be another controversial food fad.
We believe you deserve to know as much as possible about the food you put on your plate and feed your families. That's why we're in favor of labeling GM foods. Some 61 countries around the world, including most of Europe, do … but not the United State ...
On a damp Sunday afternoon shoppers at Tesco, a supermarket, in south London seem uninterested in discussing genetically modified (GM) food. Several shrug at the idea, or profess ignorance. One insists she only buys organic stuff, but only if it is not ...
Taleb et al. apply the PP to the problem of genetically modified food, or GMOs, and conclude that the technology shouldn't be used.
Residents of Maui County, Hawai'i voted on November 4 to ban the growing of genetically modified (GMO) crops on the islands of Maui, Lanai, and Molokai until scientific studies are conducted on their safety and benefits.
"We are downgrading Monsanto from Buy to Neutral, due to the findings from our seventh Annual Seed Dealer Survey, which came back the most negative for the seed industry in the history of the survey," Shaw wrote.