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South Dakota grain dealer charged in alleged $71 million ‘fake’ organic sales scheme

Adam Belz | 
A $71 million fraud case in South Dakota is the latest blow to the organic supply chain. Federal prosecutors in ...

‘My entire goal is to basically age in reverse’: How biohackers are attempting to engineer longer lives

Richard Chin | 
When day breaks, they go out in their yard and face the rising sun — Thaddeus [Owen] in shorts and ...
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Organic companies drop ‘anti-establishment tilt,’ partner with global corporations to meet surging ‘natural’ food demand

Kristen Painter | 
Big Food and the organics industry are gaining an appetite for each other. With sales of conventional packaged staples lagging, ...
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Biotech firm Calyxt strikes deal with non-GMO food processor to release gene-edited soybeans

Adam Belz | 
Minnesota-based gene-editing firm Calyxt has found a market for its new, healthier type of soybean, announcing a deal with a soybean ...

Genetically modified healthier foods: Will consumers accept Cargill’s low-fat GMO canola oil?

Kristen Painter | 
Rich Fletcher spent 11 years tinkering with the genetics of the canola plant in pursuit of a single goal: Lowering ...

Bio-weapons for good: Chemicals and genetics could battle havoc-creating zebra mussels

Tony Kennedy | 
[Kenny Beckman’s lab at the University of Minnesota] expects to release...the first ever sequence of the entire genome of the ...

Judge dismisses lawsuit claiming ‘natural’ label misleads due to parts per million glyphosate herbicide

Kristen Painter | 
A federal judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit against General Mills over the company's use of "natural" to describe the ...
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Federal judge rules EPA did not consider potential impact of neonicotinoids on insects besides bees

Josephine Marcotty | 
A Minnesota beekeeper has won a round against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a protracted lawsuit over a ...
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How Cargill flubbed its non-GMO labeling partnership, angering farmers and consumers

Kristen Painter | 
As soon as Cargill announced that an outside group had certified more than a dozen of its ingredients as non-GMO, ...

Cargill developing GMO free supply chains for corn and soy, despite lower yields

Mike Hughlett | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Food used to be ...
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First U.S. commercial-scale producer of cellulosic ethanol is shipping fuel

David Shaffer | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Poet Inc., the nation’s ...
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Chobani ad that likens Yoplait yogurt to bug spray banned by federal judge

Mike Hughlett | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A federal judge has ...

Consumers in global survey consider GMO-free foods very important

Mike Hughlett | 
Asked what health attributes are very important when buying food, consumers in a global survey by Nielsen ranked “all-natural” and ...

Opt in or opt out? Battle over Minnesota’s newborn genetic screening law

Rebecca Harrington | 
The Minnesota Department of Health would regain broad authority to test and store blood samples from newborn babies under legislation ...

Minnesota newborn-screening bill would end genetic privacy

Twila Brase | 
In a recent commentary, five hospital executives tried to frighten Minnesotans into thinking that if a proposed bill isn’t passed ...

GMOs — frightening and full of possibility

Greg Breining | 
The following is an excerpt. The brave new world of genetic engineering is here. And its future, while scary, is ...

Scientists take shot at Monsanto’s drought tolerant corn

Dennis Anderson | 
The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has issued a report saying that Monsanto's new drought-tolerant corn, DroughtGard, might not yield ...
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