The big reversal on GMO labeling

The big reversal on GMO labeling

June 10 - Four years ago, a referendum, California Proposition_37, Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food, was added to the November 2012 ballot. Prop 37, as it was popularly known, asked California voters to decide if the state should institute mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods, i.e. foods containing genetically modified ingredients or organisms (GMOs). More specifically, Prop 37required labeling on raw or processed food made from plants or animals with genetic mater...


What we’re reading: Academy of Science finds GMOs not harmful to human health, reports USA Today

What we’re reading: Academy of Science finds GMOs not harmful to human health, reports USA Today

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May 18 - Genetically engineered crops are safe for humans and animals to eat and have not caused increases in cancer, obesity, gastrointestinal illnesses, kidney disease, autism or allergies, an exhaustive report from the National Academies of Science released Tuesday found.

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Vermont’s GMO labeling law a food industry game changer

Vermont’s GMO labeling law a food industry game changer

March 23 - For all the headlines and hubbub surrounding genetically modified organisms, any lasting action to fiercely regulate foods containing GMOs has been relatively paltry by comparison. That is about to change. A law in Vermont is already having a noteworthy ripple effect on how at least one major food company plans to label its products going forward. The law mandates that food packages in the state must include GMO labeling on July 1.

Late last week General Mills Inc announced intentio...