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The GMO Labeling Conundrum

Ulson Gunnar, New Eastern Outlook Waking Times It would seem that large agricultural corporations touting genetically modified organisms (GMOs) they claim possess enhanced benefits for farmers and consumers would be proud to differentiate their products on the shelves from organic and traditionally produced food. However that is not the case. Not only is big-ag attempting

Wave of GMO Labeling Victories Emboldens Movement to Take Back Food Democracy

Michele Simon, EcoWatch Waking Times The East Coast has been getting most of the attention lately on the state by state effort to label genetically-engineered food. Vermont recently passed a bill and New York State’s bill is now moving. But let’s not forget about the western states, which are also critical to this fight. Right to know advocates in Oregon and Colorado are currently

GMOs: Ban Them or Label Them?

Ronnie Cummins, Organic Consumers Association Waking Times Since the controversial introduction in the mid-nineties of genetically engineered (GE) food and crops, and the subsequent fast-tracking of those crops by the federal government—with no independent safety-testing or labeling required—there has been a lively debate among activists, both inside and outside the U.S., about how to drive

Labeling Is Not the Only Thing About GMOs We Don’t Know

Catherine J. Frompovich, Guest Waking Times Genetic modification of plants—along with cloning of animals, remember Dolly the Sheep (1996)—has been going on without apparent second thoughts being given to the ramifications of what such technological advances do to the biosphere. Recently, concerned citizens have taken a second look at GMO technology relative to the toxic

Monsanto’s Stock Becoming High Risk as Youth Demand GMO Labeling

Lauren Berlekamp, EcoWatch Waking Times Whether you believe genetically engineered (GE) foods ought to be labeled or you believe they ought to be outright banned, this very debate means bad news for notorious Big Ag biotech giant Monsanto. In a recent article published by conservative Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail, well-known growth investor and columnist Chris

3 Signs That Anti-GMO Activism Is Working In Europe

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Waking Times There are days that Monsanto’s efforts to dominate the food supply through its patenting of GMO seeds seem so malicious and abhorrent, that any possibility of regular people and family farms taking back control over agriculture and our food source appears insurmountable. Yet, there are also days when it appears

Unlabeled Genetically Modified Salmon Could Soon Be In Stores

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times Genetically-modified (GM) Atlantic salmon is biotech’s next venture as they circumvent nature in an effort to create salmon that grows twice as fast as wild salmon – making fish production more profitable. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement last Friday, on the eve of a

30 States Pick Up Reins on GMO Labeling Initiative After Prop 37 Defeat

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times With the defeat of California Prop 37, the fight to require labeling of genetically modified foods has passed on to other states, such as Washington and Vermont. Although California’s initiative failed on election day, the campaign brought national attention to the issue of labeling GM foods, with 30 other

Defeat Monsanto — Vote YES on Prop 37

Jack Adam Weber, Wakeup-World Waking Times On November 6th this year all of us that despise GMOs and Monsanto will be waiting with bated breath for the outcome of one single proposition that, if passed, could topple the GMO empire in the United States and trickle down to other countries around the world. Proposition 37, the California Right to Know

Is The End of Monsanto Near? Prop 37 Succeeding as Nations Ban GMO Crops

Anthony Gucciardi Waking Times Is the end of Monsanto within reach? It has certainly been a rough couple of weeks for the mega corporation as the real dangers surrounding GMOs are being brought to the attention of consumers on a global scale like never before. It all started with the monumental French study finding a serious link

Brazilian Court Demands Nestle Label GMO Ingredients

Anthony Gucciardi Waking Times It appears another victory has been declared in the battle against Monsanto and GMO ingredients. According to a major Brazilian business publication and GMWatch, a Brazilian court has demanded that multi-billion dollar food giant Nestle label all of their products as genetically modified that have over 1% GMO content. The ruling reportedly coincides with Brazilian law

Monsanto Launches Massive Campaign to Stop GMO Labeling

Lisa Garber Waking Times We’ve gone on at great lengths discussing the dangers of genetic modification. Monsanto’s GMO corn has been linked to weight gain and organ function disruption, while GMO crops and pesticides destroy our farmland and environment.  According to the Alliance of Natural Health, the grandchildren of rats fed GMO corn were born sterile. GMO is just one

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