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Vermont May Soon Label GMOs, GMO Labeling Bill Introduced

  For all those who would like to know if they’re eating genetically modified organisms (GMOs) or not, or what like to avoid it, there’s some exciting news in Vermont. “Eleven state representatives in Vermont have submitted legislation to require labeling of genetically modified organisms,” Heather Carr of sister site Eat Drink [...]
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GM-Oh, no!

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Grist (6 years ago)

By Tom Philpott Under President Clinton, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) entered the U.S. food supply with very little public input or independent testing. The precautionary principle crumbled under the weight of industry infl... Read Post

What are GMOs good for, again?

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Grist (7 years ago)

By Tom Philpott Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) came to dominate U.S. grain agriculture over the last 12 with very little real public debate. Sure, people like me have complained loudly, and groups like Center for Food Safety ... Read Post

GMO: genetically modified organics?

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Grist (7 years ago)

By Tom Philpott Here in the United States, upwards of 70 percent of corn and 90 percent of soy are genetically modified. Given that corn and soy end up in just about everything -- livestock rations (and thus meat, milk, and eggs), n... Read Post


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