GMO http://www.kunc.org en Acres Of Genetically Modified Corn Nearly Doubled In A Decade http://www.kunc.org/post/acres-genetically-modified-corn-nearly-doubled-decade <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif;">More than 90 percent of U.S. field corn is genetically modified, according to<a href="http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/adoption-of-genetically-engineered-crops-in-the-us.aspx#.U8a_x_ldWUb" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: inherit; font-size: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; line-height: inherit; color: rgb(0, 98, 160); text-decoration: underline;">data</a>&nbsp;recently released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.</p><p> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Amy Mayer & Harvest Public Media 58899 at http://www.kunc.org Acres Of Genetically Modified Corn Nearly Doubled In A Decade Vermont Set To Label GMOs, Colorado Might Not Be Far Behind http://www.kunc.org/post/vermont-set-label-gmos-colorado-might-not-be-far-behind <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif;">Vermont is poised to become the first state to enact mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms.</p><p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:48:09 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld & Harvest Public Media 55771 at http://www.kunc.org Vermont Set To Label GMOs, Colorado Might Not Be Far Behind Why The 'Non-GMO' Label Is Organic's Frenemy http://www.kunc.org/post/why-non-gmo-label-organics-frenemy It's easy to think of "organic" and "non-GMO" as the best buddies of food. They sit comfortably beside each other in the same grocery stores — most prominently, in Whole Foods Market. Culturally, they also seem to occupy the same space. Both reject aspects of mainstream industrial agriculture.<p>In fact, the <a href="http://www.nongmoproject.org/">increasingly successful</a> movement to eliminate genetically modified crops — GMOs — from food is turning out to be organic's false friend. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 18:20:00 +0000 Daniel Charles 54362 at http://www.kunc.org Why The 'Non-GMO' Label Is Organic's Frenemy Food Industry Groups Say They'll Label GMOs, On Their Terms http://www.kunc.org/post/food-industry-groups-say-theyll-label-gmos-their-terms Remember those ballot initiatives in <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/11/07/164595923/california-rejects-genetically-modified-food-labels-supporters-vow-to-fight-on">California</a> and <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/11/06/243523116/washington-state-says-no-to-gmo-labels">Washington</a> that aimed to get food companies to label products containing genetically modified ingredients?<p>They failed, in 2012 and 2013, respectively, thanks in part to the tens of millions of dollars lavished by the Grocery Manufacturers Association and other food industry groups on campai Thu, 06 Feb 2014 21:56:00 +0000 53901 at http://www.kunc.org Food Industry Groups Say They'll Label GMOs, On Their Terms How American Food Companies Go GMO-Free In A GMO World http://www.kunc.org/post/how-american-food-companies-go-gmo-free-gmo-world Quite possibly, you've noticed some new food labels out there, like "Not made with genetically modified ingredients" or "GMO-free." You might have seen them on boxes of <a href="http://www.cheerios.com/en/Articles/cheerios-and-gmos#.UvAOhD1dV8E">Cheerios</a>, or on <a href="http://murrayschicken.com/images/poop/Non-GMO_Chicken_Card_New.pdf">chicken meat</a>. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 08:40:00 +0000 Daniel Charles 53840 at http://www.kunc.org How American Food Companies Go GMO-Free In A GMO World