GMO

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, Grocery market owner Ray Martinez poses for a photo at La Playa Market in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Genetically modified foods confuse consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Genetically modified foods have been around for years, but most Americans have no idea if they are eating them. The Food and Drug Administration says they don’t need to be labeled, so […]

05/09/2014

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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 […]

03/19/2014

Customers shop for produce at the Hunger Mountain Co-op on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 in Montpelier, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

States weighing labels on genetically altered food

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — States from Rhode Island to Hawaii are considering requiring labels on food items containing genetically modified ingredients, which account for two-thirds of the processed foods on American grocery shelves. Currently, only […]

01/22/2014

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 […]

11/06/2013

Calif. initiative will test appetite for GMO food

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Food labels tell consumers about the calories, nutrients and serving size of a product. Will they want to know if their food is genetically engineered? That question is at the heart […]

10/06/2012