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Learn More About GE Foods

Learn More About GE Foods

Consumer Guides:

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2,4-D Herbicide & GE Crops

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EWG's Shopper's Guide to Avoiding GE Food

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Five Things You Should Know About GMOs

 

Genetically Engineered Foods and the Environment

Genetically Engineered Crops and the Developing World

Why to Oppose the "Denying Americans the Right-to-Know" (DARK) Act

 

Studies:

Independent Study: Why Label Changes Don't Affect Food Prices

The Mellman Group Poll: Consumers Want to Know if their Food is Genetically Engineered

Just Label It Consumer Resources

 

Petition:

Center for Food Safety Petition Seeking Mandatory Labeling for Genetically Engineered Foods

 

Pending Legislation:

Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act

- Senate bill sponsored by Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.)

- House bill sponsored by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.)

Reports & Consumer Guides

Defenders of genetically engineered crops regularly claim that these varieties cut erosion by encouraging farmers to use tillage practices that enhance soil conservation.
Industry lobbying boils over in bid to block labeling of genetically engineered food
Companies and organizations opposed to labeling foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients disclosed $15.2 million in lobbying expenditures that made reference to GE labeling in the second quarter of 2014, according to analysis updating a July EWG report . When combined with lobbying expenditures from the first quarter of 2014, these companies have disclosed $27.5 million in the first half of 2014 that made reference to GE labeling– nearly three times as much as they disclosed in all of 2013.