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Aug
17

GMO Panic Is Bad Policy By Marc Lisner Editorial Board Philadelphia Inquirer America’s foremost nutritional problem may well be the sheer quantity of food it consumes, but the nation is increasingly haunted by a much more arcane question about its diet: Did someone at some point tinker with its DNA? The fear of consuming genetically… read more

Aug
17

In Support Of GMOs By Isabella Chism Kokomo Tribune I farm with my family in Howard County, growing corn, soybeans and sweet corn. As the 5th generation farming our land, we make decisions every day about the care of our crops and the health of our soil. These decisions determine our production practices and impact… read more

Aug
14

The Green Scare Problem By Matt Ridley Wall Street Journal ‘We’ve heard these same stale arguments before,” said President Obama in his speech on climate change last week, referring to those who worry that the Environmental Protection Agency’s carbon-reduction plan may do more harm than good. The trouble is, we’ve heard his stale argument before,… read more

Aug
10

Pending Food Label Law Would Provide Federal Solution To A Federal Issue By Rick Grant Boston Globe US representatives Jim McGovern, Democrat of Massachusetts, and Chellie Pingree, Democrat of Maine, claim that polls show overwhelming support for labeling foods that contain some ingredients derived from seeds that have been genetically engineered (“Make GMO label a… read more

Aug
7

No Evidence That GMO Foods Are Hazardous (OPINION) By David Reingold The Oregonian Like almost everyone I know, I disagree with most of the editorials published in The Oregonian/OregonLive, and I wish our paper more closely reflected the values of our city. Nevertheless, I have to admit that last week’s editorial on GMOs was mostly… read more

Aug
4

Lentsch: GMOs Offer Opportunities For Producers By Lucas Lentsch Tri-State Neighbor At the 2015 Governor’s Ag Summit held recently, speaker Brian Klippenstein of Protect the Harvest made a statement that truly resonated with many in attendance: “Technology is not the enemy, hunger is.” Klippenstein was referring to a number of promising yet controversial technologies available… read more

Aug
4

Labeling The First Of Many GMO Issues To Decide By Chuck Robinson The Packer Engaging in the debate over labeling genetically modified foods is a great way to alienate friends, I can tell you. Why I think about wading into it, I can’t explain. Am I becoming Mr. Wilson from the Dennis the Menace cartoon?… read more

Aug
3

Science, Not Fear, Should Guide Food Labeling Laws By Editorial Board Boston Globe Congress created mandatory nationwide food labels, and it is Congress that has a responsibility to ensure they don’t stray from their original purpose of providing valid health and safety information to consumers. With that goal in mind, the Senate should approve controversial… read more

Jul
30

Randy Veach: Voluntary, National Standard For Labeling Foods With Genetically Modified Ingredients A Wise Move By Randy Veach Talk Business & Politics The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, passed July 23 in the U.S. House of Representatives, is common-sense legislation that affirms the federal government’s role at the top of America’s food safety pyramid.… read more

Jul
30

Our View: GMO Labeling Doesn’t Answer The Right Questions By Editorial Board Portland Press Herald U.S. Reps. Chellie Pingree, D-1st District, and Bruce Poliquin, R-2nd District, rarely see eye to eye. But on the matter of GMO labeling, both agree that people deserve to know what’s in their food, and together, they’ve opposed a bill… read more

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