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Wealthy countries fear GM crops, while developing nations say they will ‘mostly help,’ poll shows

Joe Whitworth | 
Up to 60 percent of people worldwide are worried the food they eat will harm them in the next two ...
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Harvard Law School urges USDA to allow ‘usual meat and poultry terms’ in labeling of cell-based foods

Dan Flynn | 
In some action on the petition front, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) acknowledges a request from the Harvard ...
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EU ‘farm-to-fork’ proposal opens door to gene editing, drawing fire from anti-GMO groups

Joe Whitworth | 
The European Commission has set targets to reduce pesticide use and sales of antimicrobials by 2030. The Farm to Fork ...
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Center for Food Safety sues USDA to block organic certification of soil-free hydroponic crops

Dan Flynn | 
Federal Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler .... will be reviewing USDA’s decision to permit the “indoor agricultural evolution” known as hydroponics ...
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Plant-based, cell-based food producers resume lawsuit against Missouri over meat labeling law

Dan Flynn | 
That anticipated out-of-court settlement between Missouri and Turtle Island Foods is not happening. The many parties involved “do not believe ...
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Non-browning mushrooms, heart healthy soybean oil: Milestones in the quest to fine tune food with gene editing

Cookson Beecher | 
White button mushrooms .... [T]hese little mushrooms represent an important agricultural milestone because they were the first gene-edited crop to ...
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Public sorting through what labels shoppers want on sustainable, lab grown meat, Consumer Reports finds

Consumer Reports, published by the 7 million-member nonprofit Consumers Union, [recently] reported on survey results showing the public expects laboratory-produced ...
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Federal GMO labeling could cost $3 billion—more than government spends annually on food safety

Dan Flynn | 
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue ... is rolling out the new rules for labeling genetically engineered foods. The National Bioengineered ...
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USDA Organic board proposes approving new chemicals, removing Rotenone, for use in organic farming

Dan Flynn | 
Most consumers don’t know much about it, but for the $50 billion organic marketplace, it’s all about the details. And ...
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USDA again probes National Organic Program’s ‘weak’ import controls, putting label’s integrity at risk

Dan Flynn | 
The USDA’s National Organic Program completed more complaint reviews and investigations that it received in 2017.  It finished work on ...

Lab-grown fried chicken? ‘Alternative’ meat company adds poultry options

Cookson Beecher | 
In April, Memphis Meats [offered] taste samplings of fried chicken and Duck a l’Orange, both made by growing animal cells ...
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Funding for USDA’s National Organic Program tripled under Obama. What will Trump do with it?

Jay Lehr, Mischa Popoff | 
[Editor's note: Mischa Popoff is a policy advisor at The Heartland Institute, and is the author of Is it Organic? Jay Lehr ...
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Trump administration’s three FDA commissioner picks all from venture capitalist sector

Dan Flynn | 
Something huge is going to be happening soon at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... it is all ...
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CDC investigating increasing foodborne illnesses and deaths linked to organic food

Cathy Siegner | 
A newly published study of outbreaks linked to organic food concludes that while more data are needed to assess whether the ...
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Why poor may pay the most to satisify public’s ‘right to know’ about GMOs

Richard Fama | 
The additional costs associated with product labeling, ingredient testing, insurance procurement, and continued consumer class action litigation over “natural” claims ...

Center for Food Safety’s opposition to GE salmon earns it ‘Luddite Award’ nomination

Dan Flynn | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The Center for Food ...
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Chipotle in ‘fiasco vortex’ after multiple food safety problems

Dan Flynn | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . For at ...

Americans care most about food safety, nutrition, cost, care less about GMOs, sustainability

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The hot topic of food ...

Genome sequencing speeds foodborne illness investigations

Lydia Zuraw | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In August 2015, whole-genome sequencing ...

Anti-microbial protein produced by GMO plants effective at killing E. coli on meat, produce

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A team of scientists ...

Wrong to discredit herbicide-resistant GMOs with C-word

Dan Flynn | 
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved for use in 15 states a new product called Enlist Duo, which is ...

State legislatures step back to let Congress try to resolve GMO labeling standards

Dan Flynn | 
U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) may want to send some thank-you letters out to state legislative leaders who shut down ...

Dairy milk’s origins reveal mutation that could cause discomfort in some milk drinkers

Cookson Beecher | 
“The milk that might change everything.” That’s the bold claim of a brand that will soon be sold as “a2 ...

Florida bills re-introduced to label GMOs and rBGH dairy

Two Florida Democrats are again trying to pass bills to label some foods containing genetically modified organisms. Similar efforts died last ...

Antibiotic-resistant DNA sequences found downwind of feedlots

There have been many concerns raised in recent years about the overuse of antibiotics on farms, but the effect such ...

Food Safety News proposes GMO ‘Right to Know’ label that actually helps consumers

Dan Flynn | 
Dan Flynn, the editor of Food Safety News floats a radical idea that could transform the GMO: The right to know ...

Magic Soaps GMO labeling supporter in trouble for mislabeling products

Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, the deep-pocketed California company that wants all food companies to disclose whether their products contain genetically ...

Growing movement against allowing mutagenesis and cell fusion hybrid seeds in organic agriculture

Donald Sutherland | 
It is spring planting time for farms, and, if hybrid seeds are being planted, chances are some might be genetically ...
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