Archives: January 2014

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Genetically engineered crops must lead to higher yields and profits; otherwise why would farmers choose to grow them… right? A recent report from the Leopold Center is causing us to think otherwise. The report compared different cropping systems in a …

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Do GE crops really reduce the use of herbicides? If you read Amy Harmon’s piece from the New York Times, “A Lonely Quest for Facts on Genetically Modified Crops” you probably got the impression that they do. Unfortunately, the opposite …

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By Violet Batcha (Just Label It) Proposals to expand the use of the dangerous weed killer 2,4-D should serve as a reminder that our heavy reliance on GE corn and soybeans – and the herbicides designed to “protect” these crops …

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2013 was an amazing year in the fight for GE labeling! We have seen the first passage of GE labeling laws on the state level, the introduction of legislation on the national level and the fight for GE labeling has …