Tag Archives: GMO

Mandatory Labels Reduce GMO Food Fears

By Rachel C. Leslie  As the U.S. Department of Agriculture prepares guidelines for labeling products that contain genetically modified ingredients, a new study from the University of Vermont reveals that a simple disclosure can improve consumer attitudes toward GMO food. … Continue reading

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Report Finds Differing Views Among Americans Over Food Science

The Pew Research Center released last week a survey of attitudes toward genetic modification, organic food, and the importance of eating healthy foods. The survey also found that many American’s don’t trust scientists’ take on food issues. While more than … Continue reading

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In the News This Week: Five Food Stories to Fill You In

We’ve compiled a list of food-related stories making headlines. Largest U.S. food producers ask Congress to shield lobbying activities (Excerpt from the Guardian) Some of the largest food producers in the U.S. have successfully petitioned Congress to propose a change … Continue reading

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Rachel Ankeny on GMOs, Food Ethics & Consumer Attitudes

By Hailey Grohman Professor Rachel Ankeny is an associate dean of research and deputy dean in the faculty of arts at the University of Adelaide, Australia, where she leads the Food Values Research Group. Rachel will be a keynote speaker … Continue reading

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As Vermont GMO Law Approaches, General Mills Opts to Label Products Nationwide

General Mills announced Friday it will begin labeling products nationwide that contain genetically modified ingredients. The company said that since it will be forced by July 1 to begin labeling for GMOs in Vermont—the result of a state law here—it … Continue reading

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