Tag Archives: GMOs

Consumers Concerned About Negative Health Effects of GMOs and Pesticides

Healthline.com, a source of timely health information, news and resources, released findings from a new survey examining consumer attitudes towards the various foods they … Continue reading

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Food Traceability Tops North American Summit Agenda

The North American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit, www.sustainablefoodssummit.com, will hone in on food traceability. As the battle for labeling of Genetically Modified … Continue reading

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Consumer Reports: Consumers Unwittingly Equate “Natural” with No GMOs

Consumer Reports tested a wide variety of packaged-food items containing corn or soy – and found that genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are present … Continue reading

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Convenient, Healthy and Creative/New Are Watchwords in the Branded Refrigerated Meals and Meat Market

Major trends in the category of branded refrigerated meals and meats products are centered on making products more convenient, healthier, and more creative or … Continue reading

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Organic sales on the rise

Think what you will about GMOs (genetically modified organisms), but after seeing the latest survey results from the Organic Trade Association it’s hard to … Continue reading

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Aversion to GMOs Becoming Driving Factor to Buying Organic, OTA Reports

Of all the thoughts that race through the mind of a mom or dad as they do the weekly grocery shopping and decide whether … Continue reading

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Organic Consumers Association Issues Statement on Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law

By a vote of 28 to two, the Vermont state senate passed H.112, a bill to require mandatory labeling of foods sold in Vermont that … Continue reading

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Most Consumers are Concerned about Genetically-Modified Foods

More than half of U.S. consumers express some level of concern about genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), but when asked to describe GMOs, many primary grocery … Continue reading

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GMA Launches of Website Addressing GMOs

Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) president and CEO, Pamela G. Bailey, today announced the launch of www.FactsAboutGMOs.org, a new website designed to provide consumers, policymakers … Continue reading

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On Point: When science is not enough

Public relations concerns may settle the GMO-labeling battle. Based on the current state of knowledge, there seems to be no scientific justification for requiring … Continue reading

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Getting your guard up

Prop 37, which would have required mandatory labeling of products containing GMOs may have voted down by California voters last November, but one look … Continue reading

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Boulder Canyon Natural Foods Receives Non-GMO Project Verified Seal

Boulder Canyon Natural Foods, a natural snack food manufacturer and member of the Inventure Foods, Inc. family of specialty food brands, is proud to … Continue reading

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Natural Products Association Calls for National Standard on GMO Labeling

The Natural Products Association (NPA) Board of Directors calls for all foods containing genetically-modified organisms to be accurately labeled under a national uniform standard … Continue reading

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Back to nature

The demand for natural and organic products is still on the rise. So is consumer skepticism. Retailers have to be picky with their offerings to stay ahead of the game. Continue reading

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