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Modified wheat creates more questions than answers for Northwest farmers

May 30, 2013
Wheat farmers in the Pacific Northwest wait for more news on unapproved genetically engineered wheat discovered in Oregon.
Posted In: wheat, GMOS, genetically modified food, farming

Monsanto: The behemoth that controls 90 percent of soybean production

May 13, 2013
The Supreme Court ruling protects a company that controls 90 percent of the expanding soybean production in the U.S. and Latin America; what has followed from Monsanto’s dominance?
Posted In: Monsanto, soybeans, Agriculture, GMOS, genetically modified food

Drought helps DuPont rake in profits

Apr 23, 2013
DuPont Chemical is primarily known for products like paint pigment, but the sale of drought-resistant seeds is boosting the company's earnings.
Posted In: Monsanto, genetically modified food, drought

Prop. 37 in California may require labels on some GMO foods

Oct 19, 2012
There's a California proposition that could change packaging requirements for some foods. If it passes, it'll require labels on some foods made with genetically engineered ingredients. What's at stake for the food business and consumers?
Posted In: genetically modified food, GMOS, Prop 37

A food fight over the label 'genetically engineered'

Oct 17, 2012
A California ballot initiative would require labels on foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients. Food makers and producers of genetically modified seeds say the crops are safe and labels will only frighten consumers.
Posted In: genetically modified food, GMOS, Prop 37

California considers GMO labeling

Sep 28, 2012
California voters will decide whether genetically modified foods should be marked as such. Food-makers have fought the change, a turnabout from when genetically modified foods were first introduced.
Posted In: genetically modified food, GMOS, labels

The science (and business) of sowing seeds

Sep 17, 2012
Author Janisse Ray talks about her new book "The Seed Underground," which explores why many farmers today aren't using the seeds their grandfathers used.
Posted In: genetically modified food, Agriculture

States consider labeling GMO foods

May 23, 2012
Polls show more than 90 percent of Americans would like a label on food made with genetically modified crops. The Food and Drug Administration has declined to require GMO labeling, but 20 states are taking matters into their own hands.
Posted In: genetically modified food, Food

The 'gargantuannaire' on a gargantuan problem

Feb 24, 2012
In Rome this week, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said the current system of delivering food aid to starving people is “outdated and inefficient.”
Posted In: bill gates, genetically modified food, Gargantuannaire

MID-DAY UPDATE: Unemployment and genetically-modified food

Nov 30, 2010
The two million long-term unemployed could find themselves cutting back drastically if unemployment benefits ends today, and this could affect...
Posted In: Comcast, Europe, genetically modified food, mid-day update, National Leprechaun Museum, netflix, Small Business, TARP, unemployment benefits