Viewpoint: ‘The bioengineered food label is not expected to have any benefits to human health or the environment’ — The cowardly, useless stupidity behind the new genetic modification law – Genetic Literacy Project

It’s no secret that Congress sometimes does things – including creating laws – that make little sense and that are contrary to the public interest. One of
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Viewpoint: ‘The bioengineered food label is not expected to have any benefits to human health or the environment’ — The cowardly, useless stupidity behind the new genetic modification law – Genetic Literacy Project

It’s no secret that Congress sometimes does things – including creating laws – that make little sense and that are contrary to the public interest. One of
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/01/10/viewpoint-the-bioengineered-food-label-is-not-expected-to-have-any-benefits-to-human-health-or-the-environment-the-cowardly-useless-stupidity-behind-the-new-genetic-modif/

Viewpoint: Let’s stop the fear mongering in food labeling – Genetic Literacy Project

Between his former and current terms as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack in a 2019 opinion piece called for a stop to fear mongering in food
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Food label primer: What does ‘organic’, ‘natural’ and ‘non-GMO’ mean? | Genetic Literacy Project

The organic, natural, and non-GMO food marketing labels differ in terms of what they mean and whether they are certified and inspected by government
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/08/12/food-label-primer-what-does-organic-natural-and-non-gmo-mean/

Should food derived from CRISPR gene-edited seeds be labeled as GMO — all but ensuring they will not be adopted? Many EU food retailers say ‘yes’ | Genetic Literacy Project

Leading EU supermarkets such as Aldi, Rewe and Lidl say that all products stemming from new genetic engineering methods such as CRISPR/Cas, TALENs and
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Viewpoint: How should EPA regulate next-generation GMO Bt insect resistant crops? Proposals left over from Trump Administration don’t all align with the science | Genetic Literacy Project

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued two proposals that would modify its oversight of plant incorporated protectants (PIPs), which are genes
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Farm to Fork: Agricultural Traceability in Canada and its Benefits to Consumers – SAIFood

Deanna Bysterveld discusses how agriculture traceability has sparked conversations over Canada’s food safety and how it could be the answer to consumer concerns
— Read on www.saifood.ca/farm-2-fork-traceability/

Organic banana grower/distributor introduces new Fair Trade label

Organics Unlimited, the San Diego-based grower and distributor of organic tropical fruit, now offers Fair Trade Certified™ label organic bananas.
Organics Unlimited started the new year by…
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Don’t eat it if you can’t pronounce it? Avoiding ‘scary-sounding ingredients’ won’t make s you healthier | Genetic Literacy Project

“If you can’t pronounce it, don’t eat it!” We are told that steering clear of scary-sounding ingredients is a simple, healthy way to eat and avoid
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/11/02/dont-eat-it-if-you-cant-pronounce-it-avoiding-scary-sounding-ingredients-wont-make-you-healthier/