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Trial lawyer heaven/natural food hell: The real-life consequences of Prop 37

The proponents of California Proposition 37 like to frame the vote as “right to know” issue. If only that were ...

Armenia: GMO free zone

Today at the usual Cabinet session the RA Minister of Nature Protection Aram Hartutyunyan presented to the Cabinet the project ...

UK: Row erupts over GM ‘agenda setting’ claims

Anti-GM lobby groups Genewatch UK and GM Freeze have published information which they believe shows GM companies such as Monsanto, ...

Prop 37: An initiative in need of its own warning label? Pro-GM supporter says no to Prop 37

Like much that transpires in politics, most of the anti-genetic engineering campaigns we’ve seen over the past 30 years are ...
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California Shakedown: Prop 37 could open floodgates to consumer suits

Under Prop 37, any Californian would be able to sue any seller or manufacturer of a product that contained even ...
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Prop 37: An initiative in need of its own warning label

Prop 37 doesn’t deliver what it promises. It's plagued with inconsistencies about what qualifies for a label. Prop 37 isn’t ...
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Rethinking GM, conventional, and organic food safety

What is "food safety?" Any pronouncement of "safety" is a qualified assessment and subject to being wrong depending on the ...
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Greenpeace’s war on golden rice: Helpful or hurtful?

Greenpeace's latest campaign involves golden rice and its availability to children in some of the poorest countries across the globe ...

As its lead dissipates, Prop 37 advocates launch TV campaign

With Californians divided on whether mandatory labeling of genetically engineered food is a good idea, the campaign in favor of ...

Why this health-conscious foodie won’t vote for Prop. 37

I thought I’d be first in line to vote yes on Proposition 37, which would require labels on (most) food ...

Agribiotech moratorium will harm Indian farmers most, warn scientists

Perceiving a grim picture, scientists at the weekend referred to the recommendations of the Technical Expert Committee (TEC) appointed by ...

American Association for the Advancement of Science says ‘no’ to GM labeling

This election season, Californians are being served up gargantuan helpings of advertising about a proposal to require food in the ...

India: Supreme Court declines to restrain GM crops’ field trials

The Supreme Court Monday declined to restrain the government from going ahead with the open field trials of the GM ...
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Bolivia enacts Law of Mother Earth and GMO ban

President Evo Morales enacted the Law of Mother Earth and Integral Development to Live Well. Morales issued the Law of ...

Science group opposes labeling of genetically modified foods

As California and other states consider ballot initiatives that would require the labeling of genetically modified foods, the American Assn ...

Prop 37 judgment day upon us

The No on 37 campaign is having an impact, especially the television ads with California doctors asking voters to reject ...
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GMOs won’t kill you, but that organic cupcake might

With the level of scrutiny that goes into genetic modifications versus the level of scrutiny in the organic food industry, ...

Farmers union protests genetically modified alfalfa in eastern Canada

The discourse surrounding a new genetically modified crop is heating up. The National Farmers Union is protesting the possible introduction ...

Kenyan scientist dismisses French GM study results

A leading Kenyan scientist has disputed the recent findings by a French scientist that rats that fed on Gm food ...

Prop. 37 is in dead heat

Once riding high, Proposition 37, the statewide ballot measure to label genetically engineered foods, has seen its voter support plummet ...

Papal advisory body says GM food represents provides medical benefits

The president of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences—an advisory body that is not part of the Church’s teaching authority—told the ...
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As California Prop 37 vote nears, media anti-Prop 37 bias emerges

The latest polls suggest a neck and neck race in the final days of the vote over the California genetically ...
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Mother Jones makes case against Prop 37

California's Proposition 37, a ballot initiative that would require the labeling of genetically modified foods, is coming down to the ...
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American Academy of Pediatrics says conventional/GM foods as healthy as organics

In its first official report on organic foods, the academy said that organic and conventionally produced foods are nutritionally equivalent ...

GM cows used to produce milk that protects against HIV

Despite the misgivings that many people have surrounding cow’s milk, it is a good source of nutrients such as calcium ...

Would Proposition 37 really cost, or tell, consumers more?

Discussions of Proposition 37, the initiative that would require labeling of many genetically engineered foods, tend to bring up two ...

India: Ban on GM crops’ field trials not the solution, adequate regulation needed

The interim report of the Technical Expert Committee appointed by the Supreme Court for help in hearing a petition to ...

Chefs back Prop. 37 on food labeling

More than 350 top chefs this week came out in favor of Proposition 37, the initiative that calls for labeling ...
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