Archives: July 2012

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By Michele Simon (Grist) – In case you had any doubt that California’s Prop 37 — which would require labeling of food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) — poses a significant threat to the food industry, a top food lobby has now …

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By Tom Philpott (Mother Jones) - In early July, on the sleepy Friday after Independence Day, the USDA quietly signaled its intention to green-light a new genetically engineered soybean seed from Dow AgroSciences. The product is designed to produce soy plants that withstand …

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(Bill Moyers) - Vandana Shiva describes the latest battleground in the war on Planet Earth. Full Transcript: BILL MOYERS: We turn now from one champion of the public interest to another. From Sheila Bair fighting for greater oversight of the big …