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Opinion: Consumers want to make informed food choices
Laws requiring the labeling of foods produced from genetically modified crops have been adopted by Vermont and Connecticut and a referendum in Oregon was narrowly defeated.
Friday, May, 22, 2015 - - News

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Commentary: If you don’t want your food genetically modified, tell nature to stop it
Chipotle hit the headlines last week when the company announced it would no longer serve customers genetically modified foods. This despite the fact that more than a trillion meals containing genetically modified food have already been eaten in the United States without incident. Science has decisively found that these foods have no negative impact on health.
Friday, May, 22, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Chinese GMO law could further delay approval of new crops
Proposed changes to China's regulations on genetically modified organisms could further delay an already lengthy approval process for imports of new GMO crops, plant science industry association CropLife Asia said.
Friday, May, 22, 2015 - Reuters - News

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South Africa eyes Brazil and Argentina for likely GMO corn imports
CAPE TOWN - South Africa could import maize from Brazil and Argentina, fellow producers of genetically modified maize, to boost local supplies curbed by drought, a senior government official said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, May, 13, 2015 - Reuters - News

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In U.S. GMO labeling battle, PepsiCo latest target
Backers of mandatory labeling for genetically modified foods on Wednesday launched a campaign aimed at turning back food company lobbying against labeling, and the first target is PepsiCo.
Wednesday, April, 29, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Chipotle goes GMO-free in first for fast-food sector
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc on Monday said the 46 ingredients used in its roughly 1,800 restaurants were now free of genetically modified organisms, becoming the first major U.S. restaurant chain to make that switch.
Monday, April, 27, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Tester criticizes land-grant colleges on organics
As attendees at the Organic Trade Association luncheon April 15 ate a salad with bulgur wheat from his organic farm, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., the only organic farmer in the Senate, said advocates would have to work hard to achieve labeling of genetically modified foods, and more farmers would transition to organic operations if the land-grant colleges paid more attention to organics.
Monday, April, 27, 2015 - Agweek - News

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China to strengthen oversight of GM crops under development
BEIJING - China plans to increase its oversight of genetically modified crops due to heightened public concern over Beijing's ability to keep illegal GM products out of the food chain.
Monday, April, 27, 2015 - Reuters - News

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EU approves first new genetically modified crops since 2013
BRUSSELS - The European Union cleared the import of 10 new types of genetically modified crops and two more kinds of cut flowers on Friday, its first authorizations in more than a year after a review of its blocked approval process.
Friday, April, 24, 2015 - Reuters - News

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EU proposes GM opt-out for members, angering pro and anti-GM camps
BRUSSELS - The European Commission proposed on Wednesday a new law allowing individual EU countries to restrict or prohibit imported genetically modified crops even if they have been approved by the bloc as a whole.
Wednesday, April, 22, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Tester calls for GMO labeling
As attendees at the Organic Trade Association luncheon April 15 ate a salad with bulgur wheat from his organic farm, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., the only organic farmer in the Senate, said advocates would have to work hard to achieve labeling of genetically modified foods, and that more farmers would transition to organic operations if the land-grant colleges paid more attention to organics.
Tuesday, April, 21, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Chinese citizens sue government over transparency on Monsanto herbicide
BEIJING - Three Chinese citizens are taking China's Ministry of Agriculture to court in a bid to make public a toxicology report supporting the approval of Monsanto's popular weedkiller, Roundup, 27 years ago.
Wednesday, April, 08, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Grafton, N.D., woman leads educational campaign for sugar beets
Laura Rutherford, a Red River Valley farm wife, is being tapped by the American Sugarbeet Growers Association to help farmers tell their story to the media.
Monday, March, 30, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Breeders offering corn that’s picky about pollen
Organic farmers often live on islands in a sea of genetically modified crops. More than 90 percent of the corn farmers plant is genetically modified to resist pests and herbicides.
Wednesday, March, 18, 2015 - Minnesota Public Radio News - News

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China orders 600,000 metric tons of corn from Ukraine, snubs U.S. supplies
China, the world’s second largest corn consumer, has booked over 600,000 metric tons of corn from Ukraine so far this year and more deals are expected as Beijing’s stockpile dries up supplies and boosts prices at domestic market, traders say.
Tuesday, March, 17, 2015 - Reuters - News

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EU law breaks deadlock on GM crops
EU politicians on Wednesday signed a new law on growing genetically modified crops in the European Union, clearing the way for new strains to be approved after years of deadlock.
Wednesday, March, 11, 2015 - Reuters - News

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ABCs of GMOs: On food shelves since 1994
GMOs — or genetically modified organisms — first hit U.S. grocery shelves in 1994. They have been hotly debated in the two decades since, being denounced as unstable, unhealthy "frankenfoods" by some while being touted as a solution to feeding a growing global population by others. “Farmers are obviously not out to harm their buyers,” says Scott Sinner, who grows both GMO and non-GMO crops. “Why would they be? It doesn’t make any sense.”
Monday, March, 02, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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Specialty crops draw more interest after drop in wheat, corn and soybean prices
Tyler Lang might be a little busier than usual the next few months. The Sterling, N.D., seed salesman handles crops such as barley, oats and field peas, and his product line has extra appeal going into the new growing season. “There should be more interest this year,” he says.
Monday, February, 23, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Pro-GMO labeling senators plan amendment
Senators who favor the labeling of foods with genetically modified ingredients hope to use the amendment process to pass a labeling measure in the Senate, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said Feb. 12.
Monday, February, 16, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Pro-GMO labeling senators plan amendment
Senators who favor the labeling of foods with genetically modified ingredients hope to use the amendment process to pass a labeling measure in the Senate, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said Feb. 12.
Friday, February, 13, 2015 - Agweek - News

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