Genetically modified food

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Cheerios get no lift from GMO switch

NEW YORK (AP) — Plain old Cheerios are no longer made with genetically modified ingredients, but the switch hasn’t yet translated to a boost in sales. General Mills, the company that makes the cereal, in […]


European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy Tonio Borg addresses the media, at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. The European Union's executive Commission is backing plans to cultivate a genetically modified maize despite the objections of environmental groups which considers it dangerous. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

EU execs back OK for genetically modified corn

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union moved closer to approving the cultivation of a second genetically modified corn on the continent despite years of objections by environmental groups and widespread apprehension about GMO food among […]


Monsanto's sign at entrance to headquarters, St. Louis, Missouri. (AP Photo)

Protesters march against Monsanto in 250 cities

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Protests against seed giant Monsanto are getting under way across the U.S. and in dozens of other countries. “March Against Monsanto” organizers say they’re calling attention to the dangers posed by […]


Backers of GMO labels look ahead after Calif. loss

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Activists seeking special labels on food made from genetically engineered crops vowed Wednesday to continue their push despite a loss at the California ballot box where they were vastly outspent by […]


Calif. closely divided on hot-button initiatives

LOS ANGELES (AP) – California voters delivered a victory for Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed $6 billion-a-year tax increase, while they weighed whether to set aside the state’s death penalty and refused to require manufacturers to […]


Calif. vote could boost taxes, end death penalty

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – An election marked by a troubled economy, record political spending and a surge in registered voters comes with California at a crossroad. The outcome Tuesday will decide whether Californians will pay […]


Food-labeling initiative could encourage lawsuits

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Supporters of a ballot initiative seeking to require labeling of genetically modified food say consumers deserve to know what they’re eating. But legal scholars say the right to know also […]



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