Stories tagged: genetically modified organisms
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 11:06 a.m.
U.S. approves GMO mosquito test, but no release imminent
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is giving final approval for a field trial releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
Senators reach deal on GMO labeling
Senators have a bipartisan deal to require labeling of genetically modified ingredients nationally, a week before a labeling law in Vermont goes into effect.
Wed., March 16, 2016, 10:59 a.m.
Senate effort to block food labeling of modified food stalls
The Senate, on a 48-49 vote Wednesday, fell short of the necessary numbers to move ahead on legislation that would have barred states from requiring the labeling of genetically modified …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2013
In Washington’s GMO labeling campaigns, most money from out of state
OLYMPIA – For a clear picture of how Washington voters are the target of a national food fight over genetically modified ingredients, one need only look at contributions for and …
Fri., June 14, 2013
GMO issue attracts out-of-state interest
OLYMPIA – In another sign that Washington will be the national battleground this fall for the fight over genetically altered foods, opponents of a ballot measure requiring those products to …
Wed., June 5, 2013, 3:59 p.m.
Monsanto: Modified wheat ‘isolated occurrence’
PORTLAND — A genetically modified test strain of wheat that emerged to the surprise of an Oregon farmer last month was likely the result of an accident or deliberate mixing …
Thu., May 16, 2013
GMO labeling campaign money mostly from outside state
OLYMPIA – Out-of-state money pouring into the campaign coffers of this fall’s initiative to require labeling of genetically modified food products make clear that Washington will once again be a …
Sun., March 10, 2013
Whole Foods plans to use GMO labeling
NEW YORK – Whole Foods says all products in its North American stores will have labels disclosing if they contain genetically modified ingredients by 2018. The company says it’s the …
Fri., Jan. 4, 2013
State may vote on GMO labeling
OLYMPIA – State voters are likely to be asked next fall whether labels on food sold in Washington must identify any genetically modified organisms among the ingredients. Supporters of a …