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Who funds the grassroots anti-GMO movement?

A farmer discusses the tactics of anti-GMO leaders and how they use grassroots movements to promote organic products ...
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Emails show anti-GMO organic activists driving food and farming policy at Consumer Reports

Consumers Union says it's an unbiased and impartial voice for consumers. So why is one of its senior scientists secretly ...
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Dietician, mom advises ‘don’t be shamed by misleading labels,’ ignore butterfly Non-GMO label

. . . As a teenager, heading back to school might inspire "label" anxiety - that of the "did I get ...
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Non-GMO label hoodwinks consumers to promote corporate profits

For many products, the Non GMO label simply means exploiting concerns of skittish consumers ...
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Food fight: Organic producers in war with Non-GMO label

"We've seen exponential growth since our label first launched in 2010," says Megan Westgate, Executive Director of the Non-GMO Project, which ...
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Anti-biotech hidden agenda: Link GMO feed to conventional dairy products to scare adoption of organics

Why is organic dairy, which industry leaders call a "gateway product", so important to anti-GMO movement? ...
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Many of Non-GMO Project’s labels are illegal in Canada

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . ...
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Six consequences for consumers of labeling GMOs

What will happen if GMO labeling becomes required? Here are 6 real consequences for consumers ...

Organic farmer, advocate says ‘Smart’ GMO labels not enough

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . ...
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Bipartisan Senate GMO labeling agreement under attack from activists

A bipartisan compromise on GMO labeling has been reached in the Senate. But the bill is still far from being ...
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Vitamins going GMO free

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Consumers wanting to know ...
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Why vitamins and nutrients are disappearing from non-GMO food

Non-GMO and organic food have always been more expensive, but why is it now less nutritious too? ...
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Differences between non-GMO and organic: More profits for farmer, more costs for consumers

Organic food always has cost more than conventional food. Now, a new player, the Non-GMO label, may make prices go ...

Unexpected consequences of labeling GMOs: Loss of vitamins, introduction of allergens

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. 1. Labeling is “expensive” ...

Mandatory labels necessary? Phone apps, non-GMO project already help consumers avoid GMOs

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. When polled, 89 percent ...

In Canada, many ‘non-GMO’ labels violate country’s labeling standards

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The challenge is we ...
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GMO label fallout: Higher production costs, fewer choices, lower nutrition

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Campbell's . . . called ...

Non-GMO Project Verified or Organic makes vitamins disappear!

Follow the original Storify here: Go Non-GMO Project Verified or Organic--watch vitamins disappear! While size drops! It's magic! [View the story ...
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Are schools teaching ‘anti-GMO propaganda?’

More and more, anti-GMO groups are looking to sway students toward "big organic" with unscientific lesson plans ...
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Has ‘Non-GMO Project’ seal made food less nutritious?

Many companies are changing their products to receive a 'Non-GMO Project' seal. But are these changes actually benefitting the consumer? ...

Should GMO labeling in Maine remain contingent on neighboring states’ laws?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Maine got it right ...

Vermont authorizes NSF International, Non GMO Project to verify GMO-free claims

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. There will be two ...
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Tropicana’s non-GMO label ‘is marketing, not transparency’

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. PepsiCo’s Tropicana Pure Premium ...
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Orthorexia nervosa: Do anti-GMO activists and shoppers have it?

Orthorexia nervosa is being evaluated as a possible psychiatric diagnosis -- which is causing symptoms of anxiety among some elites ...
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Unlikely alliance: How GMOs and Ecomodernism brought two ideologically opposite moms together

Two moms--both former skeptics of GMOs and from opposite sides of the political spectrum--find common ground in their support of ...

More competition for Non-GMO Project: NSF’s Non-GMO True North certification

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. NSF International has launched ...
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Does the organic led anti-GMO campaign have race-related undertones?

The most visible symbol of the US organic movement calls the American food system "apartheid, food slavery and [a] food ...
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Why Ben and Jerry’s, Non-GMO project, others oppose SAFE Act

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. From my perspective, HR1599 ...
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