The Non-GMO Blog

Despite Chipotle’s challenges, “Food with Integrity” is an unstoppable trend

Companies like Chipotle offer hope that the food system can be changed The past few months have been rough for Chipotle Mexican Grill to put it mildly. The popular restaurant chain has been hit with a series of foodborne illnesses, including E. coli, norovirus, and salmonella that sickened more than 500 people in 10 states. […]

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DARK Act won’t stop the food awakening

Over the past few years, there has been a food awakening growing across the United States. More and more people are choosing to eat simpler, more natural, and organic foods. They are also rejecting foods with genetically modified ingredients because they are concerned about the health and environmental risks of these GM foods, which haven’t […]

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Pro-GMO group using deceptive tactics to win support for bill that would ban GMO labeling

Coalition for Safe Affordable Food misleads woman into thinking she was supporting GMO labeling when, in reality, she would have supported legislation to ban mandatory labeling. A group that is opposed to mandatory labeling of genetically modified food is using deceptive tactics to mislead citizens into thinking they are supporting GMO labeling legislation when, in […]

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Three big GMO things: Chipotle, Vermont, and USDA

They say that big things happen in threes, and this past month was no exception in the GMO world. Chipotle goes non-GMO First, Chipotle announced they had completed their transition to using only non-GMO ingredients in the foods served in their restaurants. This was followed by a “media lynching” in the words of Jonathan Latham […]

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Time to roundup Roundup?

Glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup herbicide, is the foundation for 80% of GM crops grown in the world. These GM crops, which include corn, soybeans, cotton, canola, sugar beets, and alfalfa, are genetically engineered to work with glyphosate. About 200 million pounds of glyphosate/Roundup are sprayed each year in the US on these and […]

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