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Tom Hormel, meat-packing scion, antes up $500,000 in support of Oregon GMO-labeling measure (Oregon Live)

Originally published by Oregon Live By Dana Tims October 20, 2014   [caption id="attachment_7555" align="alignnone" width="600"] December Tueller (from left), Caroline White and Brandon Schilling protest genetically modified organisms on the steps of the Jackson County Courthouse in Medford. Associated Press/2013[/caption]   Tom Hormel has no role in running the famous...

Reducing Dairy In Our Diets

Dairy, with its many forms, plays a large role in many American diets.  However, for a variety of reasons, some people stay away from dairy.  Health experts claim dairy negatively affects the body, cows living on factory farms endure awful lives with cruel treatment, and...

Escalating the weed wars (LA Times)

Originally published by LA Times By The Times Editorial Board September 29, 2014   [caption id="attachment_7369" align="alignnone" width="450"] A new generation of herbicide-resistant crops is wending its way through the federal approval process. (Charlie Neibergall / AP)[/caption]   When crops were first introduced that had been engineered to withstand the herbicide...

USDA: Genetically Modified Wheat Found in Montana (ABC News)

Originally published by ABC News Sep 26, 2014 By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press   Unregulated genetically modified wheat has popped up in a second location in the United States, this time in Montana, the Agriculture Department said Friday. No genetically engineered wheat has been approved for U.S. farming, and...

Harvest of Change (USA Today)

Originally published by USA Today Sharyn Jackson , USA TODAY September 22, 2014 Farm families confront a nation in transition. Tassel-topped stalks across the Midwest corn belt await a harvest of grain that will fuel your car with ethanol, feed livestock that becomes your dinner steak or be processed...

Debunking Popular Myths about GE Crops Portrayed in the Media (Center for Food Safety)

Originally published by Center for Food Safety By Debbie Barker, International Programs Director, Center for Food Safety September 19th, 2014 Source article   [caption id="attachment_7331" align="alignnone" width="488"] Photo: Center for Food Safety[/caption]     Response to The New Yorker “Seeds of Doubt” Article, August 25, 2014 Scientific Review & Contributions: Bill Freese; Doug Gurian-Sherman,...