Archives: June 2013

NonGMO

A wrap-up of GMO-related headlines and developments. With Recent Victories, Movement to Label GMOs Gains Steam A string of victories over the past few weeks has turned the tide for the “Right To Know” Movement. From state labeling wins in …

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For the first time, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a non-GMO label verifying that meat and liquid egg products have met the requirements of the Non-GMO Project‘s certification. In order to get this approval, proof has to be …

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Yesterday, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed an amendment to label genetically engineered salmon, which was offered by Senator Murkowski (R-AK) and added to a spending bill language. The amendment passed through the Committee by a narrow margin of 15 to …

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A wrap-up of GMO-related headlines and developments. Maine Passes GE Labeling Bill This week, a bill to label genetically engineered foods passed easily through Maine’s House and Senate, furthering New England as a leader in the right-to-know movement.  The bill …

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By Robyn O’Brien (Prevention) A just-released study shows that animals found in the US food supply are harmed by the consumption of feed containing genetically modified corn and soy. It’s enough to make anyone paying attention to the genetically modified …

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Yesterday, Connecticut passed HB-6519, a bill that would require the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food sold in Connecticut. The amended bill, after passing through the Senate this weekend, passed through the House by an overwhelming margin of 134 to …