Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Tag: GMOs

Pledge to buy non-GMO

Have you ever asked yourself why our food is being produced and modified by the biotech industry?

China’s top grain producing province bans GM crops

Growing of GM corn, rice and soybean will be banned, while illegal production and sales of GM crops and supply of their seeds will also be prohibited.

Local governments can prohibit GE crops, says U.S. court of appeals

In granting its decision the court recognized potential harm to farmers and environment from the widespread planting of GE crops

Sonoma County voter success leads to largest GMO-free zone in U.S.

On election day, voters in Sonoma County successfully banned the cultivation of genetically modified crops!

EPA approval of Monsanto’s dicamba will ‘massively increase use of toxic...

The Center for Biological Diversity said the new EPA decision will open the door for dicamba use to jump from less than 1 million pounds to more than 25 million annually.

President Obama admits ‘legitimate concerns’ in GMO debate

“If it turns out that some of these genetically modified foods aren’t healthier, aren’t more productive and use more pesticides then we should follow the science.”

USDA approves 2 new varieties of GMO potatoes

It's hardly an exaggeration to say that over the past two decades, the agriculture industry in the U.S. has wholeheartedly embraced GMO crops with gusto

New York Times Takes Critical Look at False Promise of GMOs

Hakim’s conclusion, he points out, is similar to a report from the National Academy of Sciences that found GMO crops have not, to date, increased actual yields and should not be exclusively relied upon to meet long-term food security needs.

Activists Weigh Path Forward after Congress Thwarts GMO Food Labels

Despite the defeat in Congress, the pro-labeling campaign had had a huge impact - and the campaign’s effort to educate the public is paying off.

Third GMO Arctic Apple Gets USDA Approval

A third GMO apple was just approved by the USDA despite anti-GMO feedback.

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Bernie Sanders leads the way in Iowa caucuses with young voter support, according to...

The poll, which was conducted Jan. 20-23 and surveyed 584 voters, shows Sanders' support comes from the likes of young voters in Iowa.

IRS grabs the money

The IRS never was user friendly; the trouble is, it’s getting worse.

NYPD officer and fiancée charged with murdering his autistic son

Valva was suspended without pay pending the investigation. He has served as an officer in the NYPD since 2005.

The fate of the Earth

Climate change, after all, looks to be nature’s slo-mo version of nuclear war.

‘The only one I didn’t want her to pick’: In secret recording, Trump admits...

"Had she picked Bernie Sanders it would've been tougher. He's the only one I didn't want her to pick."