Pesticides and food: It’s not a black and white issue

Special 6-part series starting on

FIRST ARTICLE: Has pesticide use decreased over the last 40 years?

Articles written for the GLP list the source as Genetic Literacy Project. All other articles were written for the sources noted with excerpts provided by the GLP.
Biotech industry, anti-GMO activists face off over new NAFTA trade deal

Biotech industry, anti-GMO activists face off over new NAFTA trade deal

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The U.S., Canada and Mexico collectively addressed agricultural biotechnology like genetically modified organisms for the first time in the new ...
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USDA aims to debut ‘bioengineered’ GMO food labels by December 1

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The USDA by Dec. 1 is aiming to publish a final rule on labeling food containing genetically engineered ingredients, Greg ...
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FDA vs USDA? Federal agencies ready for a turf war, but may partner to regulate lab-grown meat

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FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said [on July 17th] that the agency is working closely with USDA on early efforts to ...

Food fight: GMO labeling disagreements behind food lobby shakeup?

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Nestlé, the world’s largest food company, rocked food circles in late October with the news that it was leaving the ...

Organic industry forms ‘anti-fraud task force’ following discovery of ‘contaminated’ USDA-certified imports

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A task force convened by the Organic Trade Association will get to work [June 2017] on developing a best-practices guide for ...