Keeping processed foods free of GMOs nearly impossible

Oct 18, 2012
Genetically modified crops are so pervasive that food companies that don't use GMO ingredients still have traces in their products.
Posted In: GMOS, food and drink, california

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

Kevlar finds a new use: Protecting tractors from cornstalks

Aug 1, 2012
The stalks of genetically modified corn are tough, so tough that they're puncturing tractor tires. Farmers are fighting back.
Posted In: farms, GMOS, kevlar, technology

When do you buy organic? When do experts?

May 4, 2011
I never know when it makes sense to shell out extra money for organic foods. It's one of the reasons I started working on the story for Marketpla...
Posted In: conventional food, farming, Food, GMOS, organics, pesticides, population, prices, sustainability