The Non-GMO Blog

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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GMO labeling supporters say DARK Act is a “scam” that must be stopped

Industry is deceiving the public that Pompeo bill is “national solution” for GMO labeling By Ken Roseboro Federal legislation that would establish voluntary labeling of genetically modified foods is a scam that aims to deceive the American public and must be stopped. This was the takeaway message of a recent panel discussion on GMO labeling […]

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Response to comment to Wall Street Journal article: “Organic Food Protectionists”

In his comment about the article, “Organic Food Protectionists,” Dr. Daniel F. Borgen, M.D., said that organic farmers could oppose mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods. To back his case, Dr. Borgen quotes from an article I had written titled, “To test or not to test organics for GMOs” in the July/August 2009 issue of […]

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The biotech industry’s assault on balanced journalism

GMO proponents pressuring Reuters to remove journalist who presents both sides of GMO debate Good journalism is founded on balance and fairness. This means presenting several sides of a story or points of view to help readers gain a more comprehensive perspective on a topic. Without balance, news can be skewed to a particular point […]

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