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July 1, 2016 Uncertainties Loom as Vermont GMO Law Takes Effect
ABC News - They also say they don't want to end up with a patchwork of multiple state regulatory schemes. Industry groups including the Grocery Manufacturers Association have sued to block the Vermont law, arguing that the...
Source: Huff Post
A large group of Nobel laureates has accused Greenpeace of becoming anti-scientific fear mongers, as it called for the environmental group to end its campaign against genetically modified organisms.
June 24, 2016 Senators Reach Deal On National GMO Labeling BillSource: NPR
Just a week before a Vermont law kicks in requiring labels on food containing genetically modified ingredients, U.S. Senate agriculture leaders announced a deal Thursday that takes the power out of states' hands — and sets a...
The Huffington Post - Ronnie Cummins, the outspoken founder of the Organic Consumers Association, believes the Monsanto Doctrine is an appropriate legal characterization of what he calls "genetically modified democracy." Cummins...
Source: NBC News
Americans now spend more money dining out than on groceries — and we generally like what we get for our money when we eat out, according to the new American Customer Satisfaction Index restaurant report released on Tuesday.
June 21, 2016 New crop varieties 'can't keep up with global warming'Source: BBC
Crops yields around the world could fall within a decade unless action is taken to speed up the introduction of new varieties.
Source: ABC Channel 12
The National Frozen Foods Corporation is voluntarily recalling a variety of popular frozen vegetables after fear of Listeria contamination arises
June 20, 2016 Gold'n Plump's parent suspects in-house tampering behind need to recall 27 tons of chickenSource: Star Tribune
In-house tampering is being blamed for GNP Co. of central Minnesota recalling more than 27 tons of chicken over the weekend after contaminants were detected in some of the product that was distributed primarily to food service...
Source: Fox News
LONDON – The World Health Organization's research arm has downgraded its classification of coffee as a possible carcinogen, declaring there isn't enough proof to show a link to cancer.
Source: USA Today
A Whole Foods kitchen that prepared food for 74 stores in the Northeast had water dripping from ceiling pipes on mushroom quesadillas, egg salad and couscous among other food safety violations, according to a harshly-worded...
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