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GMO ban in Oregon county in effect, but officials say they aren’t enforcing it

Jacy Marmaduke | 
Saturday is the first day people in Jackson County, Oregon, can alert county officials about violations of the ban on ...

GMOs—Good option for climate friendly farming

Steve Strauss | 
Shahriyar Smith's guest opinion ("Clean fuels plan would drive GMO expansion in Oregon," March 8) misleads in a number of ways ...
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Oregon GM labeling proponents concede defeat

Michelle Brence | 
Supporters of Oregon's Ballot Measure 92 to require labeling of genetically modified foods conceded defeat Thursday. The Yes on 92 ...

Monsanto ups ante in Oregon GMO label fight with $2.5 million donation

Dana Tims | 
With nearly three weeks left before election day, Measure 92, Oregon's mandatory GMO-labeling measure, is just a few major contributions ...

Ben & Jerry’s throws ‘food fight’ ice cream into Oregon GMO labeling battle

Dana Tims | 
Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, jumped into Oregon's pro-GMO labeling initiative by unveiling a new flavor ...
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Interactive map: Oregon GMO labeling campaign – Follow the money!

The Oregonian has published an interactive map detailing the source and size of contributions to both sides in the Measure ...

Oregon GMO label advocates release first TV ads

Niraj Chokshi | 
The Yes on 92 campaign, the largest proponent of Oregon’s labeling measure, launched its first two ads on September 23. The ...

Cannabis DNA mapping could lead to more consistent “highs”

Noelle Crombie | 
Nine months ago, Mowgli Holmes, 42, started Phylos Bioscience in Southwest Portland with entrepreneur Nishan Karassik, 44, with the aim ...

Dr. Bronner pumps in money to pass Oregon mandatory labeling campaign

Dana Tims | 
The most expensive food fight in Oregon history is just getting interesting, and David Bronner is smack in the middle ...

Oregon GMO labelers ally with marijuana legalization campaign in voter registration drive

Jeff Mapes | 
Young adults tend to be the least likely to vote in Oregon – particularly in non-presidential years. But the campaigns ...

Oregonian editorial: ‘No, thanks’ to Oregon’s GMO labeling measure

Oregonians "place a priority on personal freedom and individual choice in how we live our lives," gushes the website supporting the ...

Oregon GMO labeling measure ‘misleads rather than enlightens’

Steve Strauss | 
Labels can inform or mislead. Our marketplace is literally drowning in labels, most of which have little meaning except to ...

Editorial: Congress should step in on GMO labeling wars

Congress might not be accomplishing much these days, but that doesn't mean it's not wrestling with significant issues. One of ...

Oregonian editorial: GMO labeling push ‘stigmatizes products’, sows confusion

The Oregonian, known for its independent and mostly liberal views on policy issues, has come out with an editorial on ...

Oregon GMO labeling initiative heading for November ballot

Yuxing Zheng | 
Campaign organizers say they'll submit more than 150,000 signatures on Wednesday to place an initiative on the November ballot that ...
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Voters targeted Monsanto, Syngenta in Oregon GM crop bans but hit farmer neighbors instead

Voters in Jackson and Josephine counties banned genetically engineered plants last week. It's not entirely wrong to consider the result a victory ...
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Cultural divide deepens in Oregon as GMO bans signal Portlandia-fication of farming

Yuxing Zheng | 
Jackson county's new ban on most GMO crops has deepened a cultural chasm in the greater Rogue Valley and Oregon ...

Oregon county’s fears over cross-pollination between GM and organic crops unecessary

The unexpected discussion of genetically modified food in the Oregon Legislature’s special session this year renewed Oregon’s debate over GMOs ...

Oregon’s top newspaper on Washington I-522: Don’t back “irrational” labeling

The Oregonian, Oregon's largest newspaper, has released an editorial opposing Washington's GMO-labeling bill. The editorial board argues that this bill ...

“GMO labels and Initiative 522 lose appeal after close look”

Elizabeth Hovde | 
"Outside my favorite coffee shop is a “Yes on 522” sign," writes Elizabeth Hovde, a columnist for The Oregnoian. "Initiative ...

Oregon farmers cheer Japan’s decision to resume purchases of GM wheat

Eric Mortenson | 
Drought, crop prices, and equipment breakdowns are still on the list of troubles for Oregon's wheat farmers, but Japan's agricultural ...
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Japan’s harsh reaction to GM wheat rooted in culture and history

Samantha Masunaga | 
Why did Japan react so quickly and decisively (by suspending imports) to the discovery of unapproved GM wheat in Oregon? ...

GE sugar beets destroyed in southern Oregon; FBI investigating

Kimberly A.C. Wilson | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Federal investigators are asking the public to help solve middle-of-the-night crimes that left ruined ...

Genetically modified wheat: No answers yet, federal investigators say

Eric Mortenson | 
The following is an excerpt. If federal agriculture investigators are getting close to figuring out how genetically-modified wheat popped up ...