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Golden Rice GMO Paper Retracted After Judge Rules for Journal

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

The Ecologist originally published by Retraction Watch A key paper that’s been widely cited to justify the use of GM ‘Golden rice’ to boost vitamin A nutrition has been withdrawn due to ethical breaches, with no proof of consent by parents of the children taking part in trials. But that’s not the only objection. Source: Khánh Hmoon The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition is retracting a scientific paper that claimed to show that genetically engineered rice serves as

Don’t Leave GMOs in the Dark

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

U.S. News & World Report by David Brodwin Source: Steve Rhodes There’s no reason to prevent states from passing GMO labeling laws. In politics you often hear people call for “states’ rights” as a way to justify certain positions. This argument sounds like recourse to a high Constitutional principle, but really, it’s anything but that. Regardless of the issue, both liberals and conservatives respect states’ rights when they don’t have enough power to win in

Whole Foods: (Ir)responsible, GMO Laboratory Errors, Shining Light on the Dark Act, and more…

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Battle Over GMO Labeling Shifts to Senate

Friday, July 24th, 2015

AgriPulse by Philip Brasher Kansas GOP Rep. Mike Pompeo Source: Mark Taylor The food industry’s campaign to stop states from requiring labels on genetically engineered products faces an uncertain future in the Senate following a landmark, bipartisan victory in the House. With support from 45 Democrats, the House voted 275-150 on Thursday to approve the Safe and Affordable Food Labeling Act (HR 1599), which in addition to preempting state GMO labeling requirements would set up a process for labeling foods as

U.S. House Passes Anti-GMO Labeling Law

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Reuters by Carey Gillam The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a hotly debated measure that blocks any mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically engineered crops, including pre-empting a state law set to take effect next year in Vermont. Source: 드림포유 Dubbed the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act by supporters, but the “Deny Americans the Right to Know” or DARK Act, by opponents, the measure was approved 275-150 with 45 Democrats voting