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‘Urban farmers’ behind GMO labeling initiatives

When the "in" crowd wrests the levers of power from the "out" crowd, be ready to duck. Trendy slogans may ...
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General Mills’ Cascadian Farm launches ‘bee-friendly’ campaign, GMO critics unimpressed

Alarm has grown in recent years over the widespread loss of bee colonies, not just because of the canary-in-the-coal-mine implications ...
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Food 2.0: Will farmers be able to meet the ecological challenges ahead?

Financial columnist Paul Farrell recently explored the investment challenges and opportunities for food tech companies. We deconstruct some of his ...
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Enviros file suit to block new Dow AgroSciences GMO herbicide and seeds

The Natural Resources Defense Council asked a federal court to block Dow AgroSciences' new Enlist Duo product from entering the ...
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Natural Resources Defense Council sues EPA to block rollout of Dow Enlist Duo GMO system

The NRDC filed what is expected to be the first of numerous suits challenging the EPA's approval of Enlist Duo, ...
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Enlist Duo: Everything you need to know about new dual herbicide resistant crops

With the EPA poised to clear Enlist, the dual herbicide mixture, next week, the GLP reviews the issues around this ...
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As EU pesticide ban to ‘save bees’ backfires, focus of failure turns to activist politicians

Within only 10 months of the precautionary ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, farmers in the UK are reporting significant crop losses for ...

British farmers union calls for review of insecticide ban as losses mount

The National Farmer's Union of England and Wales (NFU) has called on policymakers to urgently review the evidence showing the ...
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Precautionary principle backfires in Europe, insecticide ban harms bees and farming

An EU pesticide ban that was supposed to protect bees has done no such thing. All it does is damage ...

Enviro groups solicit Congress to pressure EPA to suspend neonic insecticides

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is getting pressure from environmental and sustainable agriculture organizations and members of Congress to ...

Genetic basis for Monarch butterfly’s migration uncovered

The monarch butterfly is one of the most iconic insects in the world, best known for its distinct orange and ...
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Critics say new multi herbicide resistant GMO crops will exacerbate ‘superweed’ problem

Move over, Roundup Ready crops. After gaining USDA approval last week, new generation of genetically modified corn and soybeans is ...
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Viewpoint: The dreaded ‘green blob’ is the most dire threat to bees

This article originally ran at Forbes and has been republished here with permission of the author. If neonicotinoid pesticides were ...

Fundraising by opponents of GMO labels outpaces advocates in Oregon

So far the No on 92 campaign has raised more than $1 million, about $800,000 of which is still on ...
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Activists, farmers link GMOs to use of neonic pesticide, claim bees endangered

Today, genetically engineered crops dominate agriculture, and two-thirds of the world’s cropland gets a regular dose of neonicotinoids, including 90 ...
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Making friends with Frankenfood: What critics, supporters miss in conversation over GMOs

What does a left-leaning, holistic food embracing American woman think about the increasingly rancorous debate over GMOs? Maybe there is ...
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Whole Foods GMO labeling support designed to pump profits, not inform

A label like that of the Non-GMO Project is uniquely effective at making GMOs seem scary. It highlights—and exaggerates—the prevalence of ...
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National Academy of Sciences convenes panel to re-evaluate GMOs

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is embarking on a comprehensive study of genetically engineered (GE) crops. It will examine the historic development of ...

NaturalNews endorses GMOs as solution to bee crisis

Here we go again, folks. Recently Natural News published an article titled “New, all-natural pesticide unveiled by scientists – and ...
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Activists seek endangered status for monarch butterflies, blame pesticides and GMOs

As monarch butterfly populations dwindle to unprecedented low levels, activists say the colorful and far-ranging insects need protection of the ...

My garden is organic and I grow GMOs

Enter by the wooden gate, you'll find a lush vegetable garden with red veined chard, green cabbages, spicy arugula, bright ...

Activists blame GMOs and pesticides for monarch butterfly decline in west

As monarch butterfly populations dwindle to unprecedented low levels, activists say the colorful and far-ranging insects need protection of the ...

GMOs cannot be contained, endanger bees

When you boil them down, fights over what we eat — whether it's the antibiotics in livestock, or taxes on soda ...

No shortage of food globally, but inequity in distribution

I don’t think there is a food shortage at all. There is food inequity, but no shortage. The problem is not ...
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Does Nicholas Wade’s ‘A Troublesome Inheritance’ focus on ‘race’ inaccurately portray human differences?

A new book by Nicholas Wade is being condemned by scientists, who claim that it paints a false picture of ...
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Wildlife refuges to phase out GM crops and neonicotinoid pesticides by Jan 2016

National wildlife refuges around the country are phasing out genetically modified crops and a class of pesticides related to nicotine ...

Butterflies evolve at amazingly fast rate to adapt to environment

A team of researchers who bred a species of brown African butterfly in the lab were shocked to discover that ...
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GMOs could save honeybees by eliminating virus and mites

President Obama has made saving pollinators a top priority, announcing the assembly of a task force designated to saving the ...