Genetically Modified Organisms

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First reported 32 mins ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 1 reports

The new GMO concern: Superweeds

New worries surrounding genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are coming to the surface after the USDA approved new corn and soy seeds from Dow Chemical last month. On the table is whether the use of GMOs will create a new "superweed."Mark Koba of ... [Published CattleNetwork.com - 32 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Organics Board to Review Rules for BPA, GMOs, and GMO Vaccines for Animals

Click Image to Expand.by Alliance for Natural HealthThis is an URGENT ACTION ALERT! The deadline for comments is this week.The National Organic Standards Board will be meeting later this month in Louisville. Fundamental issues that will determine the ... [Published Health Impact News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Don’t let trade trump GMO labeling

Trade rules have always been one of the biggest hammers the biotech industry has had to push genetically modified crops on the world. Nearly a decade ago, the industry, through its surrogates at the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), targeted the European ... [Published Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

GMOs Emerge As Campaign Issue, From Hawaii To Iowa

A new crop of political candidates who list concerns about GMOs as a major part of their platforms has emerged in congressional, gubernatorial and local elections from Hawaii to Iowa. The surge in national attention being paid to genetically modifiied ... [Published International Business Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

GMO Products Still Source of Controversy, Debate

On Sept. 17, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) granted approval to use genetically modified corn and soybean seeds that are resistant to several herbicides, a decision almost certain to reignite the debate over genetically modified organisms, reports ... [Published NewsMax.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 4 reports

Monsanto to invest $90m on new Mexican corn seed research centre

Global seed technology major Monsanto has outlined plans to invest $90m over the next five years in a new corn seed research centre in Mexico.The opening of new global centre is part of the company's aim to develop conventional hybrid strains of corn ... [Published Food Business Review - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Rogue GMO Wheat Continues to Spread

Early last year, an Oregon farmer noticed that a handful of wheat stalks were growing in his field. However, there was a problem: there wasn't supposed to be any wheat there. Seeing as the wheat was taking nutrients from his proper crop, he sprayed a ... [Published KCET - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 4 reports

4 GMO Myths, Debunked

The Flavr Savr tomato first hit grocery stores in 1994. To the layman, it looked like any other produce fresh from the farm: plump and bulbous, with a rich, ruby hue. But it was hiding a secret. Thanks to a carefully crafted genetic modification of its ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Move Over 'Frankenfood,' Now There Are 'Superweeds'

First came "Frankenfood." Now we've got "superweeds."The approval by the U.S. Department of Agriculture this month for new soy and corn seeds by Dow Chemical is setting off another battle over genetically modified organisms (GMOs).At issue is whether ... [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Monsanto launches GMO center in Mexico

Monsanto has launched a new global center in Mexico focused on developing new hybrid and genetically modified strains of corn.Monsanto plans to centralize its development of corn seed research for the U.S. market at the new center, which is based in Tlajomulco ... [Published St Louis Business Journal - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Label battle over GMOs

Monsanto and the Grocery Manufacturers Association aren’t sitting on their hands when it comes to people asking to see GMO labeling.Between 2012 and mid-2014, the St. Louis-based seed giant and the Washington, D.C. trade association that represents some ... [Published PJStar.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 4 reports

Zombie Wheat Rises Again

The Oregon zombie wheat mystery of 2013 is heading for the cold-case files. According to USDA, it was an accident and no one knows where the genetically engineered seed came from, which was never approved for commercial production and hadn’t been tested ... [Published TakePart - Sep 29 2014]

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...not involve significant price increases," said George Kimbrell, a senior attorney with the Center for Food Safety, which favors mandatory labeling. "If American food companies can sell their food products in those countries without raising their prices, we can do that here, too."
"Glyphosate binds tightly to most types of soil so it is not available for uptake by roots of nearby plants. It works by disrupting a plant enzyme involved in the production of amino acids that are essential to plant growth. The enzyme, EPSP synthase, is not present in humans or animals, contributing to the low risk to human health from the use of glyphosate according to label directions."
"I've always said if the Lingle/Aiona administration did the environmental impact statement, we'd have the Superferry sailing and many people would be benefiting from it" answered Hannemann

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The new GMO concern: Superweeds [Published CattleNetwork.com - 32 mins ago]
The five biggest lies about Ebola being pushed ... [Published Natural News - 2 hours ago]
Organics Board to Review Rules for BPA, GMOs, a... [Published Health Impact News - 2 hours ago]
Preserving our place on the planet: A food-comm... [Published MountainXpress - 2 hours ago]
Don’t let trade trump GMO labeling [Published Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy - 2 hours ago]
Median GMO labeling would cost consumers $2.30 ... [Published Oregonian - 2 hours ago]
Doctor analyses link between glyphosate herbici... [Published GMWatch.org - 3 hours ago]
GMOs Emerge As Campaign Issue, From Hawaii To Iowa [Published International Business Times - 4 hours ago]
Gubernatorial candidates clash in televised debate [Published KITV 4 - 4 hours ago]
USDA Closes Investigation into GMO Wheat Discovery [Published Food Product Design - 4 hours ago]
1,000+ Sustainable Brands Featured at this Year... [Published EarthTechling - 4 hours ago]
GMO Products Still Source of Controversy, Debate [Published NewsMax.com - 5 hours ago]
Patient Zero and the Pentagon’s Ebola Vaccine [Published PrisonPlanet - 5 hours ago]
Mailbag: Election forums [Published Albany Democrat Herald - 7 hours ago]
GMO labeling measure would give us a choice [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - 7 hours ago]
No Matter How Colorado Votes, GMO Labelling Deb... [Published KUNC 91.5 FM - 7 hours ago]
Global snack food sales increase to $374bn [Published Food Processing Technology - 8 hours ago]
GMO Bites: Why you never read about non-GMO suc... [Published Common Ground - 9 hours ago]
Monsanto to invest $90m on new Mexican corn see... [Published Food Business Review - 9 hours ago]
Wasa Crispbread Receives Non-GMO Project Verifi... [Published CNBC - 10 hours ago]
Why I Don't Remove Lipomas - Unless They Do This [Published Mercola - 11 hours ago]
Values-Based Investing Update: What to Know Now [Published Bank Investment Consultant - 11 hours ago]
Heartland Institute Experts Comment on Californ... [Published Stamford Advocate - 12 hours ago]
Home And Garden America to Seek Opinions About ... [Published PR.com - 14 hours ago]
State Proposition 105: No [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - 15 hours ago]
Know your produce – what PLU codes tell you [Published Examiner.com - 16 hours ago]
Grass-Fed vs Grain-Fed Meat [Published Alive - 18 hours ago]
Panel to Present 'Living Downwind from Monsanto... [Published Maui Weekly - 18 hours ago]
On National Day of Maize in Mexico, Protecting ... [Published Firedoglake - 19 hours ago]
Yet Another Study Confirms GMOs Are Safe, So Wh... [Published DailyMe.Com - 19 hours ago]
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On National Day of Maize in Mexico, Protecting ... [Published Firedoglake - 19 hours ago]
Adelita San Vicente Tello speaking at local celebration of Mexico’s first National Holiday of Native and Creole Seeds. Photo courtesy of Adelita San Vicente Tello. By Adelita San Vicente Tello Mexicans celebrated National Day of Maize September ...
Know Your Crowdfunding Platforms: Missions, Fee... [Published The Consumerist - Sep 30 2014]
( Eric Spiegel ) You have an idea, or you have an urgent financial need, and you want to turn to the Internet to make funding happen. Or let’s say some acquaintance is asking for money on Facebook for what seems like a cool project or worthy cause, ...
Dr. Oz, Autism, and GMOs [Published NeuroLogica Blog - Sep 30 2014]
It is no longer news that Dr. Oz has long ago abandoned any pretense to scientific rigor and is simply another scaremongering hawker of snake oil and nonsense. Still, it’s hard not to marvel when he sinks to a new low. On a recent show Oz’s target ...
4 GMO Myths, Debunked [Published Mashable! - Sep 29 2014]
The Flavr Savr tomato first hit grocery stores in 1994 To the layman, it looked like any other produce fresh from the farm: plump and bulbous, with a rich, ruby hue. But it was hiding a secret. Thanks to a carefully crafted genetic modification ...
World: FAO calls for “paradigm shift” towards s... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 29 2014]
Source: Food and Agriculture OrganizationCountry: World Director-General urges support for science-based options in pursuit of global food security 29 September 2014, Rome - Policy makers should support a broad array of approaches to overhauling global ...
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Australia's Tasmania contemplates a less 'pure'... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 18 2014]
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MGP Offers Non-GMO Proteins and Starches [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Sep 10 2014]
Council adopts its position on the cultivation ... [Published European Council - Press - EN - Jul 22 2014]
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MGP Offers Non-GMO Grain Neutral Spirits [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - May 20 2014]
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