Genetically Modified Organism

OCA urges organic dairy industry to sever ties with IDFA

OCA urges organic dairy industry to sever ties with IDFA

By Jenny Eagle

The Organic Consumer’s Association (OCA), is calling on the organic dairy industry to cut ties with the IDFA (International Dairy Foods Association) because it is one of several trade associations suing Vermont over its GMO labeling mandate.

Whole Foods to drop Chobani in early 2014

Whole Foods to drop Chobani in early 2014

By Maggie Hennessy

Whole Foods said Wednesday it plans to dump Chobani as a yogurt supplier at the beginning of 2014, citing a number of reasons—primarily that it has become more selective in shelf allocation with the recent explosion of Greek yogurt brands.

GM: A healthy debate

Weekly comment

GM: A healthy debate

The development of genetically modified crops to improve human
health could be the golden ticket for advocates to persuade the
wary public that GM is not a wholly nefarious idea after all. But
will a new, healthy spin be enough to...

Who is afraid of GMOs?

Industry comment

Who is afraid of GMOs?

It is a perversion of the 21st century that while affluent
societies continue the quest to slice the fat from their
increasingly obese populations, five million children die from
hunger each year, and more than 850m people go chronically...

"GM milk" claim misleading

"GM milk" claim misleading

The British Retail Consortium, the group which represents retailers
in the UK, has dismissed protests made by the campaign group
Greenpeace over "GM milk". The campaign group has staged a
number of protests over the use...

UK to clear GM crops?

UK to clear GM crops?

Favourable news for the pro-GM camp as a team of British scientists
claims that genetically modified (GM) maize is less damaging to
wildlife than conventional varieties. At the same time, leading UK
organisations call on Tony Blair...