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National GMO Labeling Bill

June 23, 2013

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by Mary Budinger — Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) recently introduced a bill requiring the nationwide labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced a companion bill in the House. “We deserve to have the right to know what is in the foods we eat,” Boxer said, noting that she introduced a similar […]

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What we need to know about genetically engineered foods

December 13, 2012

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by Rose Montana —  Food derived from genetically engineered (GE) crops entered the U.S. food supply sometime after 1996, the year in which the first GE crops were planted. Chemical companies, including Monsanto, Syngenta, Dow and BASF, that produce these never-before-in-the-history-of-planet-Earth organisms have succeeded in keeping most consumers in the dark regarding genetically modified organisms […]

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