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Big Win! GMO Anti-Labeling Law Is Turned Down In The Senate

In a major win for consumers, Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kans.) failed to earn the votes he needed to stop debate on a bill known to opponents as the Deny...

The Senate Is Voting On A GMO Labeling Law Today: Here's What You Need To Know

On March 14, Sen.Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) filed a new version of the bill we call the Deny Americans the Right to Know, or DARK, Act. Unfortunately, this...

It Turns Out That GMOs May Pose Some Pretty Serious Health Risks

Genetically modified organisms are becoming a bigger and bigger part of our lives, whether we like it or not. Altering a plant's genetic structure can...

Emma Loewe
July 15 2015

Big Corn & Soy Go On The Defensive As Cancer Experts Probe Weed Killers

News that the world’s cancer experts are taking a fresh look at 2,4-D has farm organizations worried.

Chipotle Just Went Public With Its Guacamole Recipe

Since announcing last week that it stopped using GMO ingredients, Chipotle has entered a new era of health-driven transparency.

Emi Boscamp
May 4 2015

The USDA Just Approved GMO Apples That Don't Brown

Today, the USDA announced that it has approved a Canadian company's Golden Delicious and Granny Smith apple varieties that have been bred with an...

Emi Boscamp
February 13 2015

EPA Approves Dangerous Weedkiller Designed For New GMOs

The Environmental Working Group is "deeply disappointed" that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has decided to approve a toxic weed killer...

Environmental Working Group
October 16 2014

A Doctor’s Top 4 Reasons To Eat Organic

Our great-great-grandparents subsisted on a completely organic diet. Modern or conventional farming methods that involve the use of genetically...

Amy Myers, M.D.
August 4 2014

Vermont Passes Bill To Require Labels On GMO Food

Vermont lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a bill that would make the state the first to require labels on foods containing genetically...

April 24 2014

New Bill Aims To Hide The Truth About GMOs

After two states have passed GE labeling bills and more than 30 are poised to consider similar labeling bills and ballot initiatives, the food and...

Everything You Need To Know About GMOs

Consumers have the right to know if their food has been genetically engineered. However, the US government does not require labeling of such foods so...

Environmental Working Group
February 19 2014