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Why is Cornell University Hosting a GMO Propaganda Campaign?

Friday, January 29th, 2016

The Ecologist by Stacy Malkan Source: Erik Jaeger Cornell, one of the world’s leading academic institutions, has abandoned scientific objectivity, writes Stacy Malkan – and instead made itself a global hub for the promotion of GM crops and food. Working with selected journalists and industry-supported academics, Cornell’s so-called ‘Alliance for Science’ is an aggressive propaganda tool for corporate biotech and agribusiness. The founders of Cornell University, Andrew D. White and Ezra Cornell, dreamed of creating

State Asks Court to Penalize Food Industry Trade Group in GMO Labeling Lawsuit

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Sustainable Food News Allegations against Grocery Manufacturers Assoc. constitute largest political funding concealment case in Washington state’s history Washington state’s attorney general has asked a court to penalize the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) for its “intentional subterfuge” in an alleged effort to elude state campaign-finance laws. At issue is Washington, D.C.-based GMA’s financing of a 2013 campaign against Initiative 522, a Washington state ballot measure which sought to require labeling of genetically engineered food products. The

eNews 1.23.16: Yogurt Wars, GMOs, Grassfed Label, and More

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

How GMO Lobbyists Taught Me We’re Winning

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

The Ecologist by Claire Robinson, GMWatch Source: Rob Kall GMO promoters enthuse about how GM crops will be able to help the poor and hungry, far in the future, writes Claire Robinson. But they are silent about the currently-planted GM crops – 99% of them herbicide-tolerant or insecticidal. Could it be because opponents of the technology are being proved right at every turn? Over the course of 2015, I became convinced we’re winning the GMO debate. And

GMO Labeling Requirements: Brazil Fines Nestle, PepsiCo for Failing to Disclose Genetically Modified Ingredients

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

International Business Times by Elizabeth Whitman The transgenic symbol, above, identifies GMO foods and ingredients in Brazil  Brazil’s Ministry of Justice has fined six global food giants, including Nestlé and PepsiCo, for failing to disclose that their products contained genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, TeleSUR reported Thursday. The fines come during economically and politically turbulent times for Brazil, where embattled President Dilma Rousseff faces impeachment over alleged fiscal irresponsibility and the ongoing recession is projected to become the deepest