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Food Industry Waits for Vermont GMO Food Labeling Law

Posted May 8, 2014   Kraft Foods Group Inc. and other food companies are facing the prospect of a state law...

Soybean Groups Join to Protect Ag Data

Posted May 7, 2014   Agricultural data analysis and use may the next big development in agricultural production, but it also...

EPA Seeks Comments on Registration of Enlist Duo

Posted May 6, 2014   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking comments on its proposed decision to register Enlist...

UC-Davis Asks Court to Dismiss Strawberry Commission’s Lawsuit

  • April 30, 2014

Posted April 30, 2014   The dispute between the University of California-Davis and the California Strawberry Commission continues over the rights...

USDA Approves Dow GE Soybeans

  • April 23, 2014

Posted April 23, 2014   USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recently announced its approval of nonregulated status for...

President Obama Endorses Biotechnology, Praises Borlaug

  • April 21, 2014

Posted April 21, 2014   The dedication of Dr. Norman Borlaug’s statue in the U.S. Capitol last month promoted President Obama...

AFBF Holds Meeting on Farm Data Privacy

  • April 11, 2014

Posted April 11, 2014   The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) held a meeting on Thursday on how to protect farm...

Study Shows Incidents of GMO Crops in Food and Feed Rising

  • March 17, 2014

Posted March 17, 2014   A new study by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) shows an...

Agriculture Companies Announce Effort to Standardize and Secure Farm Data

  • March 13, 2014

Posted March 13, 2014   On Tuesday, Purdue University researchers and a group of agriculture companies announced an open source project...

Maryland Legislature Debates GE Food Labeling

  • March 13, 2014

Posted March 13, 2014   The Maryland Senate recently held a hearing to debate a bill that would require manufacturers to...

Syngenta Announces Rules for New GMO Corn Seed

  • March 10, 2014

Posted March 10, 2014   Syngenta AG will require producers who plant a new type of genetically modified (GMO) corn seed...

Farm Bureau Voices Data Privacy Concerns to Congress

  • February 26, 2014

Posted February 26, 2014   The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) recently voiced its concerns related to “big data,” ownership and...

Organic Farmers Discuss GMO Tolerance

  • February 14, 2014

Posted February 14, 2014   Organic farmers are discussing how to deal with contamination from genetically modified (GMO) crops and “tolerance...

Illinois Lawmaker to Push GMO Labeling

  • February 7, 2014

Posted February 7, 2014   An Illinois lawmaker says he will pursue legislation requiring labeling for genetically modified (GMO) foods, according...

UC-Davis Strawberry Lawsuit on Hold for Settlement Negotiations

  • February 5, 2014

Posted February 5, 2014   University of California officials say a lawsuit over the rights to berry research and varieties is...

Monsanto Supports Industry Standards for Farm Data

  • February 4, 2014

Posted February 4, 2014   Monsanto Co. recently stated its support for industry-wide standards for managing farm data, according to an...

Monsanto Shareholders Consider GMO Proposals

  • January 29, 2014

Posted January 29, 2014   Monsanto shareholders considered two proposals related to genetically modified (GMO) foods at their annual meeting on...

Biotech Companies Sue Kauai County over GMO Disclosure Law

  • January 16, 2014

Posted January 16, 2014   Agricultural biotechnology companies, Dow, Syngenta, BASF, and DuPont Pioneer, have filed a lawsuit to block the...

Monsanto Says Biotech Wheat Moving Closer to Market

  • January 13, 2014

Posted January 13, 2014   Monsanto recently announced that it was making progress on the development of herbicide-tolerant wheat, advancing the...

FDA Declines Judges’ Request to Define “Natural”

  • January 10, 2014

Posted January 10, 2014   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently decline requested by three federal judges to determine...