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Lawsuit Charges FDA Ignored Safety Warnings About GMO Salmon

Published: 
Fri, 04/08/2016 (All day)
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Shopping & Food

The controversy over genetically engineered salmon is headed to court.

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What is the 'Monsanto Protection Act'?

Published: 
Fri, 04/05/2013 - 8:59pm
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Shopping & Food

Anger over the "Monsanto Protection Act" is growing like an herbicide-resistant weed, fueled by news the rider was anonymously added to a U.S. budget bill in an apparent favor to biotech firms. 

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Big agriculture pumps $10 million into anti-GMO-labeling campaign

Published: 
Wed, 08/15/2012 (All day)
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Shopping & Food

Major bio-tech companies and manufacturers of household food products, including Campbell Soup, General Mills and Coca-Cola, have pumped almost $10 million into the campaign to defeat Proposition 37, the November statewide ballot initiative to require labels for genetically engineered crops and processed food products.

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Battle Brewing Over Labeling of Genetically Modified Food

Published: 
Tue, 05/29/2012 - 9:13am

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — On a recent sunny morning at the Big Y grocery here, Cynthia LaPier parked her cart in the cereal aisle. With a glance over her shoulder and a quick check of the ingredients, she plastered several boxes with hand-designed stickers from a roll in her purse. “Warning,” they read. “May Contain GMO’s (Genetically Modified Organisms).”

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Modified Crops Tap a Wellspring of Protest

Published: 
Fri, 02/10/2012 - 2:37pm

PHOTO: Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times