Genetically Modified Organisms

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Name: Genetically Modified Organisms
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Vermont will be first state in nation to require GMO labeling

In this July 2013 file photo, VPIRG canvassers hold signs during the group's efforts to build support and advocate for a bill in favor of labeling GMOs in foods throughout the state. (Kayla Rice/Reformer)MONTPELIER -- Vermont will likely be the first ... [Published Battleboro Reformer - 5 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Activists Rally in Mount Kisco for GMO Food Labeling

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- A group of activists gathered Wednesday in front of Assemblyman David Buchwald's Mount Kisco district office building to support the labeling of genetically modified organism, GMO, food.The rally, which included chanting and signs, ... [Published Daily Voice - 20 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Americans treated as experiment

Food products that contain genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are not labeled. This is not a good way to be honest with the consumers. Many people are beginning to dislike GMOs, and I’m one of them. Many families are starting to avoid them completely. ... [Published Homer News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 5 reports

Vermont lawmakers send GMO food-labeling law to governor

(Reuters) - A law that would make Vermont the first U.S. state to enact mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, received final approval from state lawmakers on ... ... [Published Big News Network - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

GMOs going to factory farms that ravage the land

Only 5 percent of GMOs (genetically modified organisms) feed people. The remainder feeds factory farms. These farms raise animals and fowl in unhealthy and cruel conditions. A great amount of water is used and, like after GMOs, the land is left devastated. ... [Published Maui News - Apr 23 2014]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

OMG Hump Day

Download the podcast (MP3). To save the file to your computer, right click the link and choose "save as".Mayor Gonzales redecorates, WIPP gets reviewed, GOP attacks Alan Webber's Weather Underground supporter. With author Sarah Stark discussing her new ... [Published SantaFe.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

GMO-produced foods need to be labeled as such

There have been several letters recently to this newspaper on GMOs (genetically modified organisms) which have suggested that if people do not like food grown using GMO technology, those people should not eat those foods. That may be a fine solution except ... [Published Maui News - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Around the Town: NAU hosts French Film Festival

This year’s French Film Festival: La France Globale, will screen at NAU today through Friday. The festival will feature five films that will be shown in the NAU Liberal Arts Building, Room 120. The festival is free and open to the public.Film schedul ... [Published Arizona Daily Sun - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Experts Answer Top Consumer Questions About GMOs

GMO Answers conducted a survey in the U.S. to identify the top questions of consumers about genetically modified organisms (GMOs). They got the top 10 questions and solicited answers from scientists, farmers, doctors, and other experts. Each week, they ... [Published CropBiotech Update - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Benue farmers to accept modified crops if...

Farmers in Benue State have said that they are willing to embrace the cultivation and consumption of Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) crops if the bio safety bill is signed into law by President Goodluck Jonathan.State chairman of the All Farmers Association, ... [Published Daily Trust - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Karl's Column - Yes or No on GMO

I don’t know how many years ago I was first party to a discussion on Genetically Modified Organisms - - it’s a bit more personal now, as there is within my own extended family, serious concern about this matter of GMO.  In this case, it revolves around ... [Published WKZO-AM - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Tobacco companies turn to GMOs

Tobacco companies are making frantic efforts to win the fight against their products. Consequently, they have turned to the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to get the toxins out of ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]

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...Senior Monsanto scientist Dan Goldstein even recently stated , "If ingested, glyphosate is excreted rapidly, does not accumulate in body fat or tissues, and does not undergo metabolism in humans. Rather, it is excreted unchanged in the urine."
"Consumers who prefer to avoid GM ingredients have the option to choose from an array of products already in the marketplace labeled ‘certified organic.’ The government therefore has no compelling interest in warning consumers about foods containing GM ingredients, making HB 112’s legality suspect at best" the statement said
"I am very proud our small state stood up to Monsanto and other multi-national food conglomerates and is taking the lead in a movement to allow the people of our country to know what is in the food that they eat" Sanders said in a statement

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Autism Nation: America's Chemical Brain Drain [Published Truth Out - 2 hours ago]
Vermont GMO Labeling Bill Goes to Governor's Desk [Published Western Farmer-Stockman - 2 hours ago]
Clean eating - Bristow group offers whole-food ... [Published PrinceWilliamTimes.com - 3 hours ago]
Farmers host inquisitive consumers to overhaul ... [Published Columbus - 4 hours ago]
Americans treated as experiment [Published Homer News - 5 hours ago]
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UBC's genetically engineered trees ready to cha... [Published Business In Vancouver - 6 hours ago]
Vermont lawmakers send GMO food-labeling law to... [Published Big News Network - 6 hours ago]
Vermont House passes GMO labeling bill [Published Big News Network - 6 hours ago]
New York GMO labeling bill gets key supporter [Published Supermarket News - 9 hours ago]
Learning about GMOs [Published Burlington Country Times - 11 hours ago]
The secret trade deal that threatens the food o... [Published GMWatch.org - 14 hours ago]
​Vermont poised to enact toughest US GMO-labeli... [Published Russia Today - 15 hours ago]
Dr. Rev. Abernathy, III Launches The CivilRight... [Published Atlanta Voice - 16 hours ago]
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You Will Eat Your Peas Now as Big Food Binges o... [Published Bloomberg - 16 hours ago]
Vermont lawmakers send GMO food-labeling law to... [Published Reuters: Environment - 18 hours ago]
UPDATE 1-Vermont lawmakers send GMO food-labeli... [Published CNBC - 18 hours ago]
Whitsett weighs in on GMO [Published Upper Rogue Independent - 18 hours ago]
McCallum: GMO Law [Published Vermont Public Radio - 18 hours ago]
Vermont Legislature Passes Nation's First Manda... [Published International Business Times - 18 hours ago]
Renowned NYU Professor: GMOs could literally de... [Published Sott.net - 19 hours ago]
Gee GMOs, Leave Us Alone! [Published The Source Weekly - 19 hours ago]
Activists Rally in Mount Kisco for GMO Food Lab... [Published Daily Voice - 20 hours ago]
General Mills expresses support for GMOs, biote... [Published Feedstuffs - 20 hours ago]
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Vermont lawmakers send GMO food-labeling law to... [Published Yahoo! Health News - 20 hours ago]
A law that would make Vermont the first U.S. state to enact mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, received final approval from state lawmakers on Wednesday and now heads to the governor's desk. The Ver... ...
Solidarity with Debbie Vincent, animal liberati... [Published 325 - Apr 23 2014]
From Corporate Watch : Today Debbie Vincent, an animal rights activist from the Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC) campaign was sentenced to six years in prison for conspiracy to blackmail after a five week long trial at Winchester Crown Court. ...
Experts Answer Top Consumer Questions About GMOs [Published CropBiotech Update - Apr 23 2014]
GMO Answers conducted a survey in the U.S. to identify the top questions of consumers about genetically modified organisms (GMOs). They got the top 10 questions and solicited answers from scientists, farmers, doctors, and other experts. Each week, they ...
Restaurant Allows Customer To Bring In Big Gulp... [Published The Consumerist - Apr 22 2014]
( Amy Photos ) You might think it crass or crude to bring a 7-Eleven Big Gulp into a fine-dining establishment, but if a restaurant lets you have that huge cup o’ soda at your table, do they then have any standing to call you out publicly? That’s ...
A Real Earth Day [Published Right Thinking - Apr 22 2014]
Ah, Earth Day. Usually, I use this space to mock the do-nothing feel-goodism that constitutes the bulk of the environmentalist movement. I’ll point out how they do things like “Earth Hour” where they turn out the lights and light up candles and actually ...
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