Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: GMOs

New FDA Import Ban Means GMO Salmon Won’t Be Sold in...

AquaBounty’s product likely won’t be available to consumers until a federal labeling standard is established.

Monsanto to Cut 3,600 Jobs as Public Protests Continue to Stymie...

Monsanto’s corruption seems to be catching up with them as sales drop and protests continue to hold them responsible for the dangers of GMOs.

FDA Approves Genetically Engineered Potato

The FDA just approved a new GMO potato which can now be sold in the U.S.

Taiwan Bans GMOs in Schools, Mandates Strict Label Laws

Taiwan has banned schools across the nation from serving GMOs to students, citing health and safety concerns. Mandatory labeling of GMOs is also required on all food products that contain 3 percent or more GMOs.

How America’s Embrace of GMOs and Pesticides Could Trigger “Downfall” of...

TTIP trade agreement will be boon to Big Ag, study finds.

Nestle, Pepsi Fined for Concealing GMOs as Campbell Soup Announces Voluntary...

Six major food manufacturers have recently received fines for concealing the presence of GMOs in their products.

One of the Most Iconic American Food Companies Now Supports GMO...

Campbell’s Soup says it will label its products on its own if a national standard is not set.

Monsanto Cuts 16% of Work Force as Sales in Roundup Herbicide...

Monsanto has been struggling for investor confidence following the announcement in March 2015 that the World Health Organisation’s cancer agency had declared the world’s most widely used weedkiller – glyphosate – a “probable human carcinogen”.

Organic Farmers Score New Victory in ‘David and Goliath’ GMO Fight

Jackson County, Oregon wins new protections against cultivation of genetically engineered crops.

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Trump’s contempt for working-class expressed in new expanded public charge rule

It is unimaginable that Congress would classify so many working-class and middle-class Americans as undesirable public charges.

Red states cut worker pay by $1.5 billion

If you’re a minimum wage worker in a conservative state, your state lawmakers may have cut your paycheck by over $4,000.

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”

Pennsylvania is discharging radioactive fracking waste into rivers as landfill leachate, impacting the Chesapeake...

Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman

Blackwater mercenary sentenced to life in prison

Responsible for firing the first bullet in the Nisour Square massacre in 2007, former Blackwater security contractor Nicholas Slatten was sentenced Wednesday to life in federal prison. Last year, Slatten was convicted of first-degree murder...