Ruling Protects Organic Farmers, ‘GM-Free’ Zones in Jackson County, Oregon

After some back-and-forth concerning GMO farming, a ruling was made that is a win for farmers growing non-GM crops in Jackson County, Oregon.


5 PepsiCo Products to Adopt the Non-GMO Project Label in a Few Months

Tropicana Pure Premium products and 4 other PepsiCo brands will soon bear the Non-GMO Project butterfly seal – starting next year.


Switzerland Fed Council Extends GM Moratorium Until 2021

In December, 2015, the Swiss Federal Council decided to extend the country’s moratorium on the cultivation of GM seed until at least 2021.


Sugar Companies Face ‘Serious Roadblocks’ Due to Demand for NON-GMO

Though sugar prices remain high, sugar companies are facing what they call ‘serious roadblocks’ due to the anti-GMO movement – aka demand for GMO-free.


Some Chipotle Fans Suspect Bioterrorism Behind 2015 Outbreaks

Could there be any truth to one man’s belief that Chipotle’s multiple outbreaks of E. coli, salmonella and norovirus were the result of bioterrorism?


US Grain Terminal Goes GMO-FREE to Meet Consumer Demand

North Dakota grain plant, Captain Drake LLC, has acquired a million-bushel terminal that will be used exclusively for GMO-Free grains to meet the growing demand in the US for non-GM food.


China’s Silence Over GMOs Sends Biotech Company to U.S.

Origin Agritech was planning on launching China’s first seed company on its home turf, but will test its seed technology in the US instead.


AquaBounty’s GM Salmon Approved for Production by Canadian Federal Court

An appeal by two environmental groups to Canadian Federal Courts to halt the production of genetically modified (GM) salmon has taken a beating.


Monsanto Offered $10M to Prove GMO Safety: Monsanto Never Shows…

Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai offered Monsanto his $10 million building to prove there is GMO safety assessment standards, but the company was absent.


Largest Native American Tribe in California Bans GMOs

The Yurok Tribe, the largest Native American tribe in California, has just announced that it is implementing a ban on all GM crops and GM animals.


Lobbyists at it Again: GMO Labeling Fight Likely to Resume in New Year

Despite resistance from the people, leaders say the issue of GMO labeling will be ‘top priority’ when they get back to work in January.


PepsiCo to Release ‘Organic Gatorade,’ But What Does that Mean?

PepsiCo says it will release a line of organic Gatorade in 2016, but there is no word on exactly what that means. Can we trust PepsiCo?


Huge: Spending Bill Forces FDA to Label the New GM Salmon

The Food and Drug Administration may be forced to finalize guidelines for the labeling of the recently-approved genetically modified (GM) salmon.


Venezuela Rejects the Production, Distribution, and Importation of GM Seeds

The country of Venezuela, through its National Assembly, has approved a law that will ban GMOs and prohibit seed-patenting.


Taiwan Bans GMOs in School Meals Due to Health Risks

Taiwan recently passed legislation which prohibits any food containing genetically modified ingredients from being served to children at school lunches.


Will Sugar Soon be Genetically Modified to ‘Help Fight Skin Cancer?’

Will a rare form of sugar known as L-fucose soon be genetically engineered in order to ‘help treat skin cancer?’


New Monsanto Chemical Silences Genes to Kill Bugs: Will They Silence Yours, Too?

Agrichemical giant Monsanto is working on a new form of pesticides, one which works by silencing genes through the utilization of new technology.