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By: Emily Cassidy (EWG) Advocates of genetically engineered crops claim they will help us “feed the world” by improving crop yields. But is there any actual evidence that GE crops have actually delivered better yields than conventional breeding techniques? A Nature …

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Robyn O’Brien is a leader in the good food movement and proponent of genetically engineered food labeling. Her work has appeared on CNN, the Today Show, Good Morning America, FOX News, in the Washington Post and countless media outlets, and …

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September 5, 2014

Serving Monsanto’s Leftovers

Monsanto’s president, Brett Begemann, must like serving leftovers. After all, he served up all of Monsanto’s warmed-over arguments against giving mom the right to know what’s in her food when he was interviewed for a Wall Street Journal opinion piece …

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By: Gary Hirshberg, Chairman, Just Label It Michael Specter’s essay in The New Yorker against labeling genetically engineered food is fraught with factual errors but also misses the fundamental point that people not only want to know what’s in their …

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David Bronner, President of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap, is an organic industry pioneer and outspoken genetically engineered food labeling activist. David and his brother Michael established Dr. Bronner’s as a trendsetter in the organic body care industry by becoming one …

By Violet Batcha, Just Label It Communications and Social Media Manager and Libby Foley, EWG Policy Analyst The 32 countries competing in the 2014 FIFA World Cup ™ are all required to play by the same rules on the soccer …

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Rachel Parent is a 15 year-old advocate for GMO labeling and founder of Kids Right to Know. Rachel got interested in GMOs when she was 12. In a prize-winning speech at her school in Toronto, Canada, she explained how GMOs …

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By: Mary Ellen Kustin (EWG) The Environmental Protection Agency appears poised to approve Dow Chemical’s bid to market a new toxic weed killer based on an agency analysis that failed to consider its danger to children’s health, as federal law …

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By: Gary Hirshberg, Chairman, Just Label It The Washington Post’s Monday Editorial, “Genetically modified crops could improve the lives of millions,” reads like a biotech industry puff piece.  It not only recycles biotech’s 20-year-old unproven productivity claims, but also o

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By: Emily Cassidy (EWG) A new study led by scientists from the Arctic University of Norway has detected “extreme levels” of Roundup, the agricultural herbicide manufactured by Monsanto, in genetically engineered soy. The study, coming out in June’s issue of …

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