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Good or Bad: EU Decides to Let Member States Decide Own GMO Fate

Good or Bad: EU Decides to Let Member States Decide Own GMO Fate

August 3, 2014 | by

EU ministers from 26 of 28 countries decided to allow member nations to determine whether or not to ban or allow genetically modified crops and foods.

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Vermont’s Anti-GMO Legal Fund Doubled by NGO

Vermont’s Anti-GMO Legal Fund Doubled by NGO

August 3, 2014 | by

The non-governmental organization MoveOn.org has made a large donation to support Vermont’s decision to force companies to label genetically modified foods.

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400,000 People Warned Not to Drink Toxic Tap Water in Ohio: State of Emergency Declared

400,000 People Warned Not to Drink Toxic Tap Water in Ohio: State of Emergency Declared

August 2, 2014 | by

Has someone tampered with Ohio’s drinking water? More than 400,000 people have been warned not to drink tap water as a State of Emergency has been declared.

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Despite Spending by Opponents, 88% of Floridians Support Medical Cannabis

Despite Spending by Opponents, 88% of Floridians Support Medical Cannabis

August 2, 2014 | by

A new poll indicates support for medical cannabis is holding steady at 88 percent in Florida, so the bill going to voters in November is likely to pass.

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McDonald’s, Illinois Food Company Implicated in China Meat Safety Scandal

McDonald’s, Illinois Food Company Implicated in China Meat Safety Scandal

August 2, 2014 | by

A food safety scare erupted this past weekend in China as television reports showed staff at a meat-supplier using long-expired meat products.

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China Halts U.S. Grain Imports Due to GMO Concerns, Impacting U.S. Grain Sector

China Halts U.S. Grain Imports Due to GMO Concerns, Impacting U.S. Grain Sector

August 1, 2014 | by

China halted some U.S. grain imports that amount to hundreds of thousands of tons per month due to fears that genetically modified grains will sneak on in.

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San Francisco Voters to Decide on 2 Cent/Ounce Soda Tax

San Francisco Voters to Decide on 2 Cent/Ounce Soda Tax

August 1, 2014 | by

A ballot initiative coming to San Francisco in November would put a 2 cent tax on every ounce of soda or sugary beverage sold, generating millions yearly.

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Oregon to Decide on Recreational Cannabis Legalization this November

Oregon to Decide on Recreational Cannabis Legalization this November

August 1, 2014 | by

This November, Oregon voters will decide whether or not to join Washington and Colorado in legalizing the recreational use of marijuana.

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Doctors, Scientists, & Business Leaders Urge Congress to Reject Toxic Herbicide Enlist Duo

Doctors, Scientists, & Business Leaders Urge Congress to Reject Toxic Herbicide Enlist Duo

July 31, 2014 | by

Doctors, scientists, and business leaders are urging politicians to reject the latest toxic atrocity, Enlist Duo, an herbicide mix of 2,4-D and glyphosate.

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TTB to Review Alcohol Labeling: GMOs in Your Beer and Wine?

TTB to Review Alcohol Labeling: GMOs in Your Beer and Wine?

July 31, 2014 | by

Beer, wine, and other alcoholic drinks are not required to be labeled, but this could change soon as GMO labeling laws come to light under state pressure.

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