gmo

Rosetta Green

Genetically Modified Plants to Resist Intense Drought

Applying genetic modification technologies, the company developed plants that can overcome harsh conditions of seawater irrigation. CEO, Amir Avniel: “This experiment is another…

Frito Lay Catches Fire for Mislabeling GMO Products

A lawsuit was filed against Frito-Lay a few weeks ago in federal court for marketing snacks as natural that contain genetically modified, or…

Who is the FDA Protecting Regarding GMO Labeling?

The Food and Drug administration's role is to protect our nation's food supply, and shouldn't impede food marketers from labeling their products as…

Aging Farmers

If someone were to ask you how old the average farmer in the United States was, what would your guess be? Up until…
bill-and-melinda-gates-foundation

The Gates Foundation Invests in GMO Research in Africa

The Gates Foundation is normally known for its work eradicating malaria and polio through innovative methods. Recently however, it has joined hands with…
feat-hm

Despite CSR Weaknesses, H&M is Biggest Buyer of Organic Cotton

H&M has recently overtaken Walmart as the biggest buyer of organic cotton. The global market for organic cotton grew by 20% and H&M…
logo-nestle

Nestle’s Anti-Organic Stance is Disappointing, but Expected

Nestle has a very pro-GMO policy and has invested in GM-coffee research, so its vocal anti-organic stance is to be expected. In 2008,…
images

ConAgra Anti-GMO Lawsuit Has Big Implications for Food Labeling

Product labeling is an area where loopholes and CSR seem to converge. It is precisely these loopholes that make it easy for companies…
anonymous-hackers-monsanto-attack

Lessons on Stakeholder Engagement from “Anonymous”

Stakeholder engagement is the next big thing in non-financial risk management. One of the biggest issues is accountability. With the advent of social…
PizzaSalad-Java-13

PizzaSalad: A Slice of Sustainability

Yesterday, restaurant start-up PizzaSalad celebrated it’s third anniversary.  PizzaSalad isn’t your average pizza joint.  It incorporates sustainability across its entire business. A few…
silk-soy-milk

Silk Soymilk Makes a Move Towards GMO Labeling

Two years ago, Dean Foods, owner of Silk Soymilk, was heavily criticized  for switching from organic to conventional soy beans without clearly labeling the change…
gmo

GMOs and Non-GMOs – To Label or Not to Label?

This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
GMO_Zawleczka_mini

Battleground for Planting Rights: Monsanto Sued by Farmers

The terms freedom and rights continue to swirl as politicians hit the campaign trail, but for farmers across America these words represent their…
combine

Is Monsanto Being Mowed Down by its Own Combine?

This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
plums

Pictures to Decode Produce Age and Increase Food Safety

Best known for its fingerprint and facial recognition software, NEC’s new invention could revolutionize the global produce industry. With a simple digital picture,…