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Oregon Voters Ban GMOs in 2 Counties

Voters in two Oregon counties this week overwhelmingly approved ballot initiatives prohibiting cultivation of genetically modified crops, despite a million-dollar agribusiness PR campaign against the …

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What Exactly are ‘Agent Orange’ GMOs?

Last week, news broke that the USDA is recommending the approval of new, herbicide-resistant, genetically engineered corn and soybeans, sometimes referred to as "Agent Orange" GMOs. Here's what you n…

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First GMO Flu Vaccine Approved for U.S. Patients

In a technological leap forward, medical company Protein Sciences has produced and gotten approval by the FDA for a flu vaccine made of genetically engineered proteins gathered from caterpillars. Adu…

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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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The Only Thing That Can Feed the World Part 2

Last month I was invited to be the keynote speaker at BioFach, the European organic trade show. They asked me to speak about if, and how, organic food and farming can feed the world. This week, I will…

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The Only Thing That Can Feed the World

Last month I was invited to be the keynote speaker at BioFach, the European organic trade show. They asked me to speak about if, and how, organic food and farming can feed the world. This week, I will…

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