Dow Crop Chemical Labeled “Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans” | EWG

… also been associated with a higher risk of Parkinson’s disease, immune system problems and hypothyroidism. “Because of the approval of Enlist Duo for use on GMO crops, we expect the use of 2,4-D to increase up to seven-fold by the end of the decade,” said Kustin. “Since the federal government has failed to curb the overreliance of glyphosate and 2,4-D, mandatory GMO labeling is essential so that consumers can know whether they are buying GMO foods that rely heavily on these toxic …

Vermont’s GMO labeling law could cost grocers up to $10 million per day in fines – Business Insider

… millions in fines if only 5 to 10 percent of products slip through. Shumlin had a clear response Thursday: “Just label your products. All of them nationwide.” To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: Vermont’s GMO labeling law could cost grocers up to $10 million per day in fines – Business Insider …

We have the right to know what we are putting in our bodies – Columbus healthy living | Examiner.com

By Jessica Simpson, Sedona | May 11, 2015 It was announced on May 11, 2015 that Mike Pompeo R-KS is moving H.B. 1599 ahead in committee. H.B. 1599 is labeled the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015. This is a bill that will prohibit states from requiring GMO labeling on processed foods that use seeds that have been genetically altered to withstand herbicides or use plants that act as pesticides for organisms eating the plant. The bill is a total misnomer in that the unlabeled GMO food is …

True Food Kitchen chef favors healthy, ethnic foods

… I’m very concerned about genetically modified foods and wish the Food and Drug Administration would insist on GMO labeling. I mean, there is a huge set of strict and specific rules around how frozen peas are labeled, but no requirements to label genetically modified foods. When I see a product like a GMO salmon that grows to 50 pounds in two months, I’m not touching it. No way. It’s just wrong on so many levels. To continue reading this article, click on this link: via True …

Beware of the Corporate GMO Spin Doctors | Food & Water Watch

… is wisely skeptical of. Does this mean that it’s game over for the GMO labeling movement or that we should trust Monsanto’s word? Of course not. In fact, it means we should be more suspicious than ever. Companies like Monsanto hope that casting doubt on the GMO labeling debate will cause us to get caught up in the proverbial weeds of the issue. So let’s get something straight: the debate over GMOs isn’t just about GMOs. It’s about the current and future state of our food system—who …