Archives: July 2013

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In last Sunday’s New York Times, an article titled “A Race to Save the Orange By Altering Its DNA” revealed developments in Florida’s citrus industry to create genetically engineered fruit trees in efforts to ward off a bacterial disease known …

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A wrap-up of GMO-related headlines and developments. GMO Labeling Bill Gets Backing From Natural-Food, Supplement Group The Natural Products Association, which represents more than 2,000 health food, supplement and beauty companies, has officially endorsed bipartisan legislation to la

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By Robyn O’Brien (Prevention) There is a lot of “he said” “she said” science around genetically engineered foods.  And a lot of bullying.  Anyone who steps in to speak on the topic, regardless of which side that they represent, gets …

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A wrap-up of GMO-related headlines and developments. As Biotech Seed Falters, Insecticide Use Surges in Corn Belt Despite common industry claims that genetically engineered crops decrease pesticide use, farmers have continued to turn to increased usage of chemicals on GE …

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In an effort to streamline trade regulations between the United States and the European Union, the world’s largest trading partners have opened discussions this week, with plans to discuss everything from food and pharmaceuticals to automobiles.  While these transatlantic talks

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By Robyn O’Brien (AllergyKids) As we come together to celebrate the 4th of July this year, something amazing is happening.  It’s an awakening, a movement, inspired by patriotism, to restore the health of our families and the health of our …