How Scotland’s “Organic Ambitions” Plan Will Shift the Future of Food and Farming

Scotland will launch an initiative next week aimed at boosting the country’s organic agriculture while stimulating the rural economy.

Huge News: Florida Launches 3 Bills for Mandatory GMO Labeling!

Due to the efforts of thousands in a grassroots campaign and some state political reps, 3 GMO labeling bills are being put forth in Florida!

Monsanto’s Greed Continues to Threaten 59 Indigenous Corn Varieties in Mexico

Monsanto faces opposition from government and citizens in Mexico, yet the company continues to put 59 unique, indigenous varieties of corn at risk.

Chick-fil-A Adds Organic Drink and Superfood Salad to its Menu

In a first for the this fast food provider, Chick-fil-A is venturing into the world of organic foods, having launched its first organic menu option on Jan. 18.

State in India Goes 100% Organic, Protects 75,000 Hectares of Land from GMOs

As of the end of December, 2015, Sikkim has become India’s first fully organic state in the country, paving way for GMO-free, sustainable agriculture.

Monsanto Works Hard to Evict Argentinian Protesters

Monsanto is trying to evict a bevy of protesters who are aiming to stop a massive GMO seed plant in an agricultural province of Cordoba, Argentina.

USDA Study Confirms GM Contamination Between GM and Non-GM Crops

A USDA study has confirmed the agency’s own original forecast that GM alfalfa would promiscuously contaminate the non-GM crop.

California School District is 1st in the U.S. to Serve Organic, GMO-Free Meals

The Sausalito Marin City School District in California is the first school district in the nation to serve its students completely organic meals.

Outraged Senator to Block FDA Commissioner Over Questionable GM Salmon

Sen. Lisa Murkowski will block Dr. Robert Califf’s candidacy as the new commissioner of the FDA because he fails to see dangers of approved GM salmon.

GM Tree Company ArborGen Defrauds Employees, Fined $53.5 Million

Genetically modified tree-creator ArborGen has been fined $53.5 million in compensation and punitive damages for defrauding its employees.

Monsanto Scraps $90 Million GM Corn Facility Plans Due to Declining Profits

Monsanto’s plans to construct a $90 million GM corn processing plant in Independence, Iowa have reportedly been scrapped due to a ‘struggling farm economy.’

Agricultural Secretary Vilsack to Hold ‘Secret Meeting’ with Biotech

USDA Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has announced a closed-door, invitation-only meeting to continue the bidding of the biotech industry.

Greenpeace Finds Illegal GMO Corn Crops in China

Greenpeace said in a report released last Wednesday that farmers in northeast China are illegally growing genetically modified corn.

Panera Bread’s Soups Now Free of Artificial Colors, Preservatives, Sweeteners

Panera Bread announced recently that its entire soup menu is now free of artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, and preservatives.

Legal Battle Brews over Chobani, Dannon, Yoplait Yogurts

Yoplait and Dannon are displeased with a new ad campaign by Chobani that calls out the companies for putting artificial ingredients in its low-cal yogurts.

Brazil Slaps Nestle, Pepsi, and Others for Hiding GMO Ingredients

Six major food manufacturers are in trouble in Brazil for failing to include labels indicating the use of genetically modified ingredients.

Breaking: Campbell Soup to Adopt GMO Labels on its Products

Campbell Soup Company says it will be the first major food company to adopt food labels that will disclose genetically modified ingredients.