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Vermont releases draft rules on GMO labels

After becoming the first state to require labels on food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), Vermont’s Attorney General’s Office has released a preliminary draft of the rules it will use to govern labels on GMO foods.


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EPA approves herbicide for use on genetically modified crops

The EPA has approved the popular herbicide, Enlist Duo, for use in controlling weeds in corn and soybeans genetically engineered to tolerate 2,4-D and glyphosate.


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Got questions about GMOs? Ask an expert

The biotechnology industry will hold its first public Q&A event on the entertainment and news website Reddit today answering any questions relating to genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.


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Fight over GMO labels continues

Food industry leaders are stepping up efforts to head off any attempt by Congress to pass mandatory GMO (genetically modified organisms) labeling laws.


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High levels of Roundup in soybeans

A new study from Norwegian researchers demonstrated high levels of glyphosate in GM-soy

Researchers tested GE-soy, conventional soy and organic soy to determine their nutrient and element compositional differences, as well as the presence of residues of herbicides and pesticides.


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Proposed legislation to set federal standard for labels on GM food

The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food, a trade group supporting genetically modified (GM) food, is voicing support for proposed legislation to set a federal standard for labels on GM food.


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Cornell study: GMO labeling would cost NY families

Study finds an average family would spend an additional $500 a year

A new study out of Cornell University is suggesting consumers in New York will be out of pocket an average of $500 a year if the state passes legislation requiring the labeling of GMO ingredients on food.


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Bill to block mandatory GMO labeling introduced

The legislation would override already introduced state legislation.
The legislation would override already introduced state legislation.
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FDA to finalize GMO labeling guidance

Commissioner Margeret Hamburg told a house subcomittee that FDA believes the inclusion of GM ingredients does not constitute a material change in the product.
Commissioner Margeret Hamburg told a house subcomittee that FDA believes the inclusion of GM ingredients does not constitute a material change in the product.
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Center for Food Safety sues USDA over Monsanto document release

The Center had initially sought the documents through a Freedom of Information Act request, but was rebuffed.
The Center had initially sought the documents through a Freedom of Information Act request, but was rebuffed.
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