No GMO Label Needed

At first blush, it sounds like a good idea: require the labeling of genetically engineered foods so that consumers can make informed choices about what they eat. Yet such a law, proposed by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and other senators, simply caters to unjustified worries and makes no sense scientifically. Genetically modified food isn’t...

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89% Of Scientists Believe Genetically Modified Foods Are Safe

A Pew Research Center study on science literacy, undertaken in cooperation with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and released on January 29, contains a blockbuster: In sharp contrast to public skepticism about GMOs, 89% of scientists believe genetically modified foods are safe. That overwhelming consensus exceeds...

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House Defeats GMO Grass Seed Ban

by Christine Stuart Less than 24 hours after the Senate approved a bill banning genetically modified grass seed, the House found bipartisan agreement to kill it. The bill was a top priority for outgoing Senate President Donald Williams. But House Speaker Brendan Sharkey was not sold on the idea or consulted about the bill. In a show of...

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Courant:  New GMO Law Unnecessary

Courant.com New GMO Law Unnecessary A new law requires genetically modified food to be so labeled; the good news is that due to built-in qualifications, it can’t take effect yet. “But there’s a catch, fortunately: The law won’t take effect until four other states enact similar legislation” Read the rest of the...

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