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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

The crop insurance industry must be getting desperate. The federal crop insurance program from which this industry profits handsomely is coming under increasing scrutiny. The industry’s claims to defend this bloated program are straying farther and farther from reality.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Will consumers use their smartphones to figure whether the food they’re buying contains genetically engineered ingredients, or GMOs?

Thursday, February 25, 2016

I love chefs. They make delicious meals, create food innovations to tantalize our taste buds and have (arguably) some of the best reality TV shows. And now they’ve come together to stand up for our right to know what’s in our food and how it’s made.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Labeling food that contains genetically engineered, or “GMO,” ingredients will not cost the preposterous $81.9 billion that the corn industry claims. The new study – paid for by the Corn Refiners Association – greatly exaggerates the cost of labeling products that contain GMOs.

Monday, February 22, 2016

William James, the father of modern psychology, once said, “There's nothing so absurd, that if you repeat it often enough, people will believe it.” This must be the strategy of genetically engineered, or “GMO,” labeling opponents who continue to falsely claim that labeling will cost the average family $500 a year.