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6 Advantages to Buying Your Food at the Farmers’ Market

With all the dirt being dug up about some of my favorite health food companies supporting No on Prop. 37, I was starting to feel betrayed. "No, Santa Cruz Organic! Not you too," I thought, when I firs…

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Prop. 37: People Have a Right to Know What They’re Eating

As it gets closer and closer to November 6, there has been an increased amount of publicity about Prop. 37, the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act. If Prop. 37 passes, California…

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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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What Do GMOs Have in Common With Agent Orange?

By Sarah Shultz for Diets in Review As the vote in California over labeling genetically modified food draws nearer (November 6), proponents are keeping the debate going with a new television ad. Th…

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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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Senate Votes: Keep Consumers in the Dark About GMO Food

By Mat McDermott, TreeHugger I have to say that I didn't expect the vote to go otherwise, but I'm surprised it was so lopsided: The Farm Bill amendment that would unambiguously give states the ri…

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India Will Mandate Labeling GMO Ingredients

By Mat McDermott, TreeHugger In the latest edition of the daily facepalm: Times of India reports that as of January 2013, food products containing genetically modified ingredients will have to be…

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Lobbies Sought Pope’s ‘Blessing’ for GM Foods

While it seems like ages ago that the whole muckraking WikiLeaks controversy surfaced (it has only been a little over 15 months) there still exists some relevance, beyond the sensationalism, to what w…

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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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Friday Freakout: Genetically Modified Salmon Swims Onto Your Plate

Salmon is not what it used to be. You could easily say that about all or any wild fish (especially after reading Paul Greenberg's excellent Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food) but wild salmon…

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