New Genetically Modified CRISPR-Mushroom Bypasses USDA Regulations

A Penn State University researcher has created a genetically modified mushroom using CRISPR technology, allowing it to sidestep USDA regulations of GMOs.


Companies ‘Willfully Violating’ Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law Will Have to Pay

Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell says food manufacturers who “willfully violate” the state’s GMO labeling law, set to go into effect July 1, will be hit in the wallet.


Glyphosate Found in 100% of California Wines Tested

Trace amounts of glyphosate herbicide have been found in 100% of California wines tested and 14 brands of beer in Germany.


Another Win! Kellogg’s and Mars to Label GMOs Nationwide

To comply with Vermont’s GMO labeling initiative, Kellogg’s and Mars have announced that they will be labeling their products if they contain genetically modified ingredients.


USDA Deregulates New Monsanto-Made GMO Corn Strain

Farmers may now freely plant a new strain of genetically engineered, Monsanto-made corn that is resistant to the herbicides dicamba and glufosinate.


France Approves Plan to Ban Bee-Harming Neonicotinoid Pesticides

France approved a plan last week that would ban the use of neonicotinoid pesticides that have been blamed for harming the bee population.


FDA Will Likely Release GM Mosquitoes North of Key West

GM modified to fight Zika may soon be released in Florida after the FDA said it believes the creatures are safe for people or the environment.


Key “Trade Secret” Evidence for Glyphosate Toxicity is Being Withheld

Key evidence of glyphosate’s toxicity has been withheld from the WHO’s IARC as a “trade secret,” and sparking a conflict between the EU and US.


Hillary Clinton’s Support for GMOs Once Again Confirmed

Hillary Clinton’s unyielding support for GMOs was once again revealed recently when she was quoted on the Cornell Alliance for Science website.


Farmers Can Receive Grants to Move to Organic Farming

Minnesota and North Dakota are offering farmers three years of transitional support to move to organic crop production and certification. Farmers would ditch GMOs and toxic pesticides and herbicides.


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.


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.


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?


Column in Medical Journal Says Hazards of GMOs, Pesticides Not Properly Studied

A column in the New England Journal of Medicine calls for a new review of herbicides, saying regulators have been relying on flawed and outdated research.


House Votes to BAN GMO Labeling TODAY Under ‘DARK Act’

Statewide GMO labeling could soon be ruled ‘illegal’ if Senate decides to pass the notorious ‘DARK Act’, which would stop all mandatory GMO labeling.


This New Bill Could Ban GMO Labeling for Good

Monsanto’s dream: A new bill approved by the House Agriculture Committee could soon ban all mandatory GMO labeling in the United States.


Pope Francis Denounces GMOs and Pesticides

In a major environmental paper draft leaked a few days ago, Pope Francis calls GMOs and pesticides both environmentally and socially ‘significant’ problems.