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Mar
29

Congress Must Act On GMO Labeling Editorial Board The Denver Post The Colorado Farm Bureau was not terribly happy with U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., when he voted recently against a bill to pre-empt state laws that mandate labels on food products containing genetically modified ingredients. Such a law goes into effect July 1 in… read more

Mar
29

No GMOs? Economic, Environmental Costs Would Be Steep Hembree Brandon Farm Press So what would happen if the anti-GMO crowd magically got their wish and everything GMO disappeared from the planet? For starters, higher food prices, sharply higher greenhouse gas emissions due to land use changes, and major losses of forest and pasture land, according… read more

Mar
29

Experts Say Fighting Misperceptions About GE Crops Begins With Educating Public Crop Protection News Staff Crop Protection News Increased crop yield, enhanced nutrient content, improved herbivore resistance and overall improved product quality are a few important advantages of agricultural biotechnology, according to a new academic paper. The paper, entitled “Food and Energy Security,” was written… read more

Mar
29

Vermont’s GMO Labels: A Boon To Big Business Julie Kelly & Amy Porterfield Levy Huffington Post Big Food companies are folding like a Wal-Mart suit on GMO labeling. After spending gazillions of dollars to stop GMO labeling laws, major brands like General Mills and Kellogg’s have made splashy announcements that they will now print “made… read more

Mar
29

A Hungry World Should Look To GMOs Charlie Stenholm The Hill The world’s population is growing and will reach 9 billion by 2050. The rate of productive land loss globally is estimated at 1 hectare (2.471 acres) every 6.74 seconds. Arable land (i.e., land that is suitable for growing crops) remains constant at 3 percent… read more

Mar
25

Sen. Roberts Continues To Fight For Family Farms Zippy Duvall Winfield Daily Courier Senator Pat Roberts has been a tremendous leader in working to pass a uniform, national voluntary labeling standard for foods produced with agricultural biotechnology. Last week his bill, which offered a common-sense solution to an urgent problem and would have secured the… read more

Mar
25

Genetic Modification — Good Or Bad? Robert Connors The Ledger The Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats is basic genetic science and I encourage you to Google it to learn more. Genetically modified crops have been around for some time now. It is a way to produce more crops using fewer pesticides, herbicides and less… read more

Mar
25

GMO Hypocrisy? Celebrity Chefs, Foodies Oppose ‘Right To Know’ What’s In Their Food Julie Kelly Genetic Literacy Project Celebrity chefs were toasting and boasting last week about the U.S. Senate’s failure to pass a voluntary GMO labeling bill. Led by Top Chef judge, restaurateur and ‘cheftavist’ Tom Colicchio, they’ve rallied around the cause of forcing… read more

Mar
25

Mandatory GMO Labeling Isn’t About Putting Consumers First Daren Bakst The Daily Signal Recently the Senate failed to pass legislation that would effectively mandate the labeling of genetically engineered food. That’s a good thing. The Senate labeling bill that was voted out of the Senate Agriculture Committee prohibited states from imposing mandatory labeling requirements, while… read more

Mar
22

GMOs: Hype And Hyperbole Not More Important Than Science Jerry Crew Farm And Ranch Guide The editorial “The ever growing role of labels in our food purchasing decisions” in the March 4 issue of Minnesota Farm Guide highlights an issue that we in the food industry must face. Before we enact legislation, we need to… read more

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