Monsanto

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

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., left, follows Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., right, the Democratic Policy Committee chairman, after a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, after blaming conservative Republicans for holding up a stopgap spending bill to keep the government running. Senate passage of the spending bill — stripped of the "Obamacare" provision — was expected no later than Saturday.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate seeks to reverse law on engineered crops

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate is seeking to reverse a controversial law that allows farmers to harvest genetically modified crops even when the crops are caught up in legal battles. The law, passed as part […]

09/27/2013

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

Monsanto: Modified wheat ‘isolated occurrence’

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The company that developed a genetically modified test strain of wheat that emerged to the surprise of an Oregon farmer says it has tested the parent wheat stock and found it […]

06/05/2013

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 […]

05/25/2013

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 […]

11/07/2012

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 […]

11/04/2012