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Sabinsa Ingredients Receive Non-GMO Verification

East Windsor, NJ—Sabinsa has announced in a press release that several of the company’s ingredients are now Non-GMO Project Verified. The Non-GMO Project is an...

Synthetic Biology: Key to a Healthier Planet—or Threat to Organic?

We Can Empower Nature to Build a More Sustainable Planet by Stephanie Batchelor, BIO Our planet is racing towards an uncertain future. We’re already feeling...

KeHE Discusses GMO Awareness

As the 10th annual Non-GMO Month, which the Non-GMO Project describes as North America’s largest celebration of the consumer’s right to choose non-GMO, comes to a...

GMOs Then and Now

Genetically modified organisms and foods were first developed forty years ago when a soil microbe called Agrobacterium tumefaciens was used to transfer foreign genes...

USDA’s Proposal for GMO Labeling Draws Industry Ire

Washington, D.C. - The public comment period is open for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) recently unveiled proposal for food labeling of products...

Study Reveals Neonics Harm Bees in Areas with Less Biodiversity

Neonicotinoid pesticides, commonly known as “neonics” have been a global debate because of the toxins and effects they have on insects. Experiments have shown...
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FDA Completes Evaluation of Del Monte’s Genetically Engineered Pink Pineapple’s

On December 14, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an evaluation of a variety of Del Monte Fresh Produce (DMFP) genetically...

Bayer Purchases Monsanto with Third Offer of $66 Billion

Bayer has finally secured the acquisition of St. Louis-based Monsanto with an offer that amounts to about $66 billion, after months of courting and two...
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USDA Allows “Negative Claims” for GMOs in Meat, Poultry and Eggs

Washington, DC—Following the signing of a new GMO labeling bill by President Obama, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service...
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Grocery Briefs: September 2016

French dairy company Danone, marketed in the United States as the Dannon Company, acquired Denver, CO-based WhiteWave Foods Co. for $10.4 billion, making this...