Genetically Modified Organisms

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Name: Genetically Modified Organisms
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 4 reports

Ben & Jerry's still fights GMOs

LONDON — In early May, Unilever Chief Executive Officer Paul Polman paid a visit to the headquarters of its subsidiary Ben & Jerry's in South Burlington, Vt., meeting with about 100 employees to share his views on deforestation, farming and food made ... [Published Columbian.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Brazilian farmers: biotech companies using deceptive advertising

Brazilian farmers in the Mato Grosso region of the country noticed in March of this year their genetically-modified corn crops were less resistant to destructive caterpillars, resulting in farms having to use additional pesticides to control the pest ... [Published Digital Journal - 9 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

Boeing, Monsanto May Benefit From Kerry's Indian Diplomacy

08/01/14 - 02:08 PM EDTNEW YORK ( TheStreet ) -- Every great power, or every power that thinks it is great, wants to use the United States as a punching bag. It's like the old TV show Everybody Hates Chris , in which the supposed object of everyone's ... [Published TheStreet.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Has Stern Words For GMO Critics

Between starring in a critically-acclaimed network television program, running a world-class science center and debunking Hollywood blockbusters , Neil deGrasse Tyson still finds time to unload on critics of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. In ... [Published Gothamist - 14 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

GMO tops discussion at Waikoloa forum

Two of the three candidates vying for the County Council seat in District 9 expressed concerns about the likely results of a request for proposals to deal with Hawaii County’s garbage.The language in the request looked good, incumbent Margaret Wille said ... [Published West Hawaii Today - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

China Halts U.S. Grain Imports Due to GMO Concerns, Impacting U.S. Grain Sector

China has somewhat of a history when it comes to refusing GMOs from the United States. Now, due to fears that genetically modified grains will find their way in, China recently put the brakes on some U.S. grain imports, imports that amount to hundreds ... [Published PrisonPlanet - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Sh*t the EFF Will Do - Ban Genetically Modified Organisms [analysis]

by Richard PoplakAug 01, 2014 (Daily Maverick/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) -- ... [Published Individual.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Soybean Growers Offer GMO Facts

The Ohio Soybean Council recently  launched today a new education initiative on its website ( www.ohiosoybeanfarmers.org ) in an effort to provide facts and resources about genetically modified organisms and dispel common myths about this sometimes controversial ... [Published Ohio Farmer - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

GMOseek: a user friendly tool for optimized GMO testing

SoftwareDany Morisset , Petra Kralj Novak , Darko Zupani¿ , Kristina Gruden , Nada Lavra¿ and Jana ¿elBMC Bioinformatics 2014, 15 :258doi:10.1186/1471-2105-15-258Published: 1 August 2014Abstract (provisional) BackgroundWith the increasing pace of new ... [Published BMC - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Anti – GMO Proposal Denounced at Safeway Shareholder Meeting [AUDIO]

photo courtesy of Justin DanhofLast Friday, Safeway shareholder activists urged an enhanced fight against efforts by organic foods industry to stigmatize foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMO’s).At their annual meeting in Pleasanton, California, ... [Published KGVO-AM - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Farm ministry reassures there has been no GMO seeds donation

Croatia's Agriculture Ministry on Thursday stated that no genetically modified seeds had been donated by the Monsanto company to eastern areas hit by recent flooding and that the entire territory of Croatia was free of GMO seeds.The ministry gave this ... [Published Dalje.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 3 reports

Important to label GMO products

Dear editor,David Brankley’s opinion regarding GMO’s is highly inaccurate and flawed.He is presenting inaccurate information as fact through your paper. Perhaps he believes what he states or perhaps he is working as damage control for Monsanto. Either ... [Published Telluride Daily Planet - Jul 31 2014]

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Ricroch AE: Assessment of GE food safety using "-omics’ techniques and long-term animal feeding studies. N Biotechnol 2012, 30:349-354. PubMed Abstract"
"I don't think they will ever want the potentially massive negative PR of trying to silence B&J" said Andrew Wood, an analyst at Sanford C Bernstein
"Plaintiffs lawyers will look for opportunities to think outside the box as a way of bringing shareholder derivative cases" said Winston & Strawn partner Neal Marder of Los Angeles. "And I think this is an example of that."
Ricardo Tomczyk, president of Aprosoja farm lobby in Mato Grosso state said "The caterpillars should die if they eat the corn, but since they didn't die this year producers had to spend on average 120 reais ($54) per hectare ... at a time that corn prices are terrible."

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Organic Plot And Biotech Baddies Found In Thril... [Published CBS Philadelphia - 1 hour ago]
The Scientific Consensus and GMOs [Published GMOAnswers - 3 hours ago]
GMOs in animal agriculture: time to consider bo... [Published GMOAnswers - 3 hours ago]
Gisele Gamble: Puppies aren't livestock [Published Independence Examiner - 8 hours ago]
Ben & Jerry's still fights GMOs [Published Columbian.com - 9 hours ago]
Patent Claims Drawing Derivative Suits [Published Recorder - 9 hours ago]
Local novelist explores colony collapse disorder [Published Chestnut Hill Local - 9 hours ago]
Brazilian farmers: biotech companies using dece... [Published Digital Journal - 9 hours ago]
Big Food uses mommy bloggers to shape public op... [Published GMWatch.org - 10 hours ago]
GMO Labeling: Ben & Jerry's, Parent Company Uni... [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 hours ago]
Unilever vs. Ben & Jerry's in Battle Over GMO L... [Published First Coast News - 12 hours ago]
Unilever vs. Ben & Jerry's in Battle Over GMO L... [Published TheStreet.com - 12 hours ago]
Farmers, Environmental Groups Defend Moratorium... [Published Hawaiian Reporter - 12 hours ago]
Test Your Food Shopping Savvy [Published Better Nutrition - 13 hours ago]
Neil DeGrasse Tyson Has Stern Words For GMO Cri... [Published Gothamist - 14 hours ago]
Should the Government Tell You What to Eat? [Published Heartlander Magazine - 14 hours ago]
Boeing, Monsanto May Benefit From Kerry's India... [Published TheStreet.com - 14 hours ago]
Boeing, Monsanto May Benefit From Kerry's India... [Published Lebanon Daily News - 14 hours ago]
Why Neil deGrasse Tyson's dismissal of anti-GMO... [Published VOX.com - 14 hours ago]
Boeing, Monsanto May Benefit From Kerry's India... [Published The Street Latest - 15 hours ago]
Safeway’s shareholders ask business to GMO-labe... [Published 2Degrees - 16 hours ago]
Ben & Jerry’s Goes Rogue on GMOs [Published Media Bistro - 17 hours ago]
Scientists oppose experiments on GM crops [Published ProKerala.com - 17 hours ago]
Organics, Mad Cow & Bee Killers - 08/01/14 news... [Published Food Consumer - 18 hours ago]
Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Truck Makes Its Debut in Ch... [Published Wall Street Select - 20 hours ago]
GMO tops discussion at Waikoloa forum [Published West Hawaii Today - 21 hours ago]
Honolulu super PAC blitz targets local council ... [Published West Hawaii Today - 21 hours ago]
GMOS: FOOLING OR FEEDING THE WORLD FOR 20 YEARS? [Published Business Times Online Tanzania - 21 hours ago]
China Halts U.S. Grain Imports Due to GMO Conce... [Published PrisonPlanet - 22 hours ago]
Sh*t the EFF Will Do - Ban Genetically Modified... [Published Individual.com - 22 hours ago]
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U.S. Government To Pull Foreign Aid In El Salva... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Jul 31 2014]
Governments do not dictate major policy, major multinational corporations do. Weve seen this time and time again, and one of the best examples out there is Monsanto. This time, the United States government wants to force GMO seeds on El Salvadorian farmers. ...
Global non-GMO Food Market 2014-2018 [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jul 28 2014]
LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global non-GMO Food Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2225722/Global-non-GMO-Food-Market-2014-2018.htmlAbout GMOGMO stands for genetically modified ...
China's State Media Reveals Unapproved Genetica... [Published Global Voices Online - Jul 28 2014]
Rice field in China. Photo by Flickr user Leniners. CC BY-NC 2.0 CCTV, China's state broadcaster, has discovered genetically modified rice being sold in two southern provinces, the second such allegation it has made in  two years  at a time when ...
More Evidence that Natural News Founder Mike Ad... [Published Hit & Run - Jul 28 2014]
<p><img alt="Monsanto Nazis" height="225" src="http://cloudfront-assets.reason.com/assets/db/14065568358930.jpg" title="Godwinning biotechnology?|||Monsanto Collaborators" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt;On Friday, I blogged the bizarre storyabout ...
GMO Food: Health Hazard or Economic Boon? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 28 2014]
David Silverman/Getty Images Wade into the waters of the GMO debate, and you’ll find yourself in an incredibly controversial pool. The middle ground is rarely occupied, people tend to find GMOs harmful or safe, disastrous for our health and environment ...
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Australia's Tasmania contemplates a less 'pure'... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 18 2014]
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Council adopts its position on the cultivation ... [Published European Council - Press - EN - Jul 22 2014]
MGP Offers Non-GMO Grain Neutral Spirits [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - May 20 2014]
Hain Celestial is the 12th Man of Big Game Snac... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 30 2014]
MRM Active in Non-GMO Project Verification Ahea... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 30 2014]
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