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Scientific Study Finds Long-Term Health Impacts from GM Corn and Herbicide

A French scientific study released this week asserts that laboratory rats fed Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) corn or low levels of Roundup herbicide…
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GM Foods: Heading for a Train Wreck?

The longstanding battle raging over genetically modified foods seems to be heading towards some kind of climax.
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California GMO Labeling Law Makes It Onto November Ballot

After a long campaign, the GMO labeling law successfully makes it onto the November ballot in the state of California which is a…
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California Leads the Way on GMO Labeling

GMOs and GMO labeling often lead to heated discussions. The EU has been labeling GM food since 1997 and India will soon begin…
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Whole Foods 365 Everyday Value: The Good, The Bad, and The Questionable

What's behind Whole Foods' 365 Every Day Value Label? Can you trust it?
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Fighting for Family Farms and A Better Food Supply

Judith McGeary fights for family farms, small ranches and food producers outside the agricultural-industrial complex. In 2006, this former lawyer founded FARFA, which…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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,…
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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…
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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…