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Scary Facts About Food Security & Climate Change + Infographics

What are we doing to help our world food situation? Something is wrong when almost 1 billion people in the world are undernourished and more than 1.4 billion adults are overweight! We waste 1/3 …

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Monsanto Introduces Newest Herbicide-Resistant Crop

Most who know about the genetically modified food debate are familiar with the words Roundup Ready, a brand name of crops resistant to certain herbicides licensed by Monsanto. Soon, a new word will be…

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It’s Time to Label Genetically Modified Foods

Genetically modified foods and crops pose serious threats to human, animal and environmental health — but Big Ag doesn’t want you to know that. “Genetic modification” refers to the manipulation of …

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Join Twitter Chat on August 10 to Get GMOs Labeled

By Dana Shultz for Diets In Review | Photo via California Right to Know If you've been paying attention at all to the controversy surrounding Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) the past few mont…

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Proposition 37 to Enforce GMO Labeling

By Sarah Shultz for Diets in Review The debate on genetically engineered foods is becoming more vocal as organizers in California have successfully lobbied to put the issue to a vote. On November 6…

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Germany Decides Genetically-Modified Foods Are Not Welcome

German chemicals giant BASF is closing its biotech division in Germany. The move was prompted by massive resistance to genetically modified food among both the public and politicians. GM opponents are…

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The Tampered Apple: Haven’t We Been Down This Road Before?

"A bowl of apples is like a piece of art," says Tony Freytag, marketing director at Crunch Pak, an apple-processing company. "It's display. People won't touch it. But you put out a tray of cut-up appl…

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Does God Smile on Genetically Modified Crops?

Unless you have been living in a hole for the last few months, you have undoubtedly heard about the multitude of leaked diplomatic cables that served as an early Christmas present to the world, courte…

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Are You Ready for the Genetially Modified “Frankenapple”?

"A bowl of apples is like a piece of art," says Tony Freytag, marketing director at Crunch Pak, an apple-processing company. "It's display. People won't touch it. But you put out a tray of cut-up appl…

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Pest adapts to GM crops

FEBRUARY 9, 2008—Bollworms in cotton fields in Mississippi and Arkansas have genetically mutated to resist a toxin biotechnologists inserted into cotton crops, researchers at the University of…

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