Funding for USDA's National Organic Program tripled under Obama. What will Trump do with it?

Funding for USDA’s National Organic Program tripled under Obama. What will Trump do with it?

[Editor's note: Mischa Popoff is a policy advisor at The Heartland Institute, and is the author of Is it Organic? Jay Lehr ...
Opinion: Organic tail wagging farming dog in Washington while sustainability, consumers suffer

Opinion: Organic tail wagging farming dog in Washington while sustainability, consumers suffer

Organic activists have held sway in Washington for years now, although the percentage of farms under organic standards remains tiny--just ...
GMO labeling bill could allow organic farmers to sue for GMO "contamination"

GMO labeling bill could allow organic farmers to sue for GMO “contamination”

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Why former organic farmer, food inspector turned against Big Organic to embrace GMOs

Why former organic farmer, food inspector turned against Big Organic to embrace GMOs

Nothing cuts deeper than feeling betrayed. That's the story of a former organic farmer who now believes the industry who ...

Biotech industry appeasing anti-GMO critics

Executives at the helm of every biotech company, every farm bureau and every commodity group are listening rather intently to ...

Faces behind the GMO labeling offensive

Organic activists claim 92 percent of consumers want genetically modified organisms (GMOs) labeled. It turns out the overwhelming majority of consumers support the status quo when ...

Oregon GMO bans go against principles of organic farming, could hurt organic industry

The vote in Jackson County, Ore., to ban genetically modified organisms marks a huge setback for the organic community across ...

Patchwork of GMO labeling laws like Vermont’s would force food manufacturers to label all products

Look under the hood of every movement to forestall the use of genetically-modified grains and you’ll find a preponderance of ...

Organic and anti-GMO movements in perfect anti-technological symbiosis

You can’t separate the organic movement from the anti-GMO movement. They are one and the same, existing in perfect anti-technological ...
Organics versus GMO: Why the debate?

Organics versus GMO: Why the debate?

There is a global consensus on the safety of GMOs. Yet, anti-GMO activists and proponents of organic crops are fighting ...
The Italian job: Farmers facing pests pay dearly for Europe’s anti-GM stance

The Italian job: Farmers facing pests pay dearly for Europe’s anti-GM stance

Despite insect infestation threatening their crops, Italy recently became the ninth country in the EU to eliminate the possibility of ...
The organic hepatitis outbreak: We need organic field testing

The organic hepatitis outbreak: We need organic field testing

A recent outbreak of hepatitis A infections from the consumption of organic frozen berries highlights the problem with the organic ...