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Will genetically modified vaccines make Europe rethink “Frankenfood”?

May 3, 2021
The success of COVID-19 shots could change European attitudes toward genetically-engineered crops and benefit U.S. agribusiness.
British children take part in a demonstration protesting genetically modified food in 1999.
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Gene editing for fresher fruit, leaner pigs

Mar 28, 2018
But … do we even want that?

Jack and the non-GMO beanstalk

Oct 4, 2016
The path to market for non-GMO soybeans is complex.
This label on non-biotech soybeans includes information about the farmer and lot number from which it came. The beans have also been tested for any genetically modified materials to vouchsafe their integrity.
Annie Baxter/Marketplace

After decades of wariness, China to grow GMOs

Aug 11, 2016
The country will push to commercialize genetically modified corn and soybeans.
Farmers sow corn seeds with a grain drill at a field in Chiping County, in east China's Shandong province.
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Sugar beet growers don't understand GMO worries

Aug 2, 2016
Big food manufacturers like Hershey's are saying they will start using non-GMO cane sugar instead of beet sugar.
Farmer Bill Hejl in Amenia, North Dakota says switching to genetically modified sugar beets has lowered his overall herbicide use and his carbon footprint, as he has to run machinery over his fields less often to manage weeds.
Annie Baxter/Marketplace

Bill to require GMO labeling passes Congress

Jul 15, 2016
Companies say it’s a good compromise, but activists point to loopholes.
A GMO labeling bill passed in Congress on Thursday.

Long and Short: Credit, GMOs, millennial housing and Captain America

Marketplace’s Jed Kim and The Atlantic’s Gillian White talk about their best bets of the week.
Actor Chris Evans arrives at the premiere Of Marvel's 'Captain America:The Winter Soldier on March 13, 2014 in Hollywood, California.
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Farmers feel thrown under the bus as Big Food changes

Feb 26, 2016
Some farmers feel their concerns are ignored as the food industry changes.
A group of pigs in Spronk's new barn, equipped with new feeders and gates. 
Seth Spronk

US-certified 'GMO free' on the way, for a price

May 14, 2015
But consumer groups pushing for GMO disclosure aren’t thrilled.