FDA Has Determined That Genetically Engineered Salmon Is Safe To Eat And Doesn’t Need Labeling

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first genetically engineered (GE) animal intended for food, the AquAdvantage Salmon. The GE Atlantic salmon under consideration was engineered with growth hormone genes from an unrelated Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and DNA from the anti-freeze genes of an eelpout (Zoarces americanus). The FDA has arrived at […]

Genetically engineered crops, glyphosate and the deterioration of health in the United States of America

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Is rising glyphosate use responsible for increases in modern diseases? Claire Robinson looks at the latest study to raise the question Is the rise in glyphosate use since the advent of GM crops responsible for the rapid deterioration of health in the US in the last 20 years? A new study by former US Navy […]

New Study: Consumers Don’t View GMO Labels as Negative ‘Warnings’

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A new study released just days after the U.S. House passed a bill that would prevent states from requiring labels on genetically modified foods reveals that GMO labeling would not act as warning labels and scare consumers away from buying products with GMO ingredients. The study, presented at the annual conference of the Agricultural and […]

Obama Breaks GMO Food Label Promise

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President Barack Obama has signed H.R. 933, which contained the Monsanto Protection Act, into law. President Obama failed to live up to his promise to protect the American people and label GMO’s. Hidden inside a short-term congressional resolution that averts a government shutdown is an alarming rider that protects genetically modified seeds from lawsuits in […]

Obama Promises to Label GMOs

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While on the campaign trail in 2007, Barack Obama promised to label GMO foods if elected. Now’s the time! Today an estimated 80% of processed foods contain GMOs. Tell President Obama you agree that the U.S. needs GMO labeling “because Americans should know what they’re buying”. In America, we pride ourselves on having choices and […]

Genetically modified cows produce ‘Human milk’

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Babies beware! GMOs are in baby formula and other foods sold in the United States. A Federal Drug Administration fact sheet confirmed Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) ingredients, either soy or milk from cows injected with GMO hormones in baby formula. Some also contain corn syrup with GMOs. Cereals can contain ingredients like GE (Genetically Engineered) […]