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Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety Campaign leader

USDA has just announced a 45-day public comment period on Dow Chemical's genetically engineered (GE) versions of corn and soybeans that are…Read More

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Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety Vows to Lead Food Movement in Opposition Center for Food Safety (CFS) today declared strong opposition to the next generation of genetically engineered (GE) corn and soybeans designed by Dow Chemical to withstand application of the toxic pesticide 2,4-D. The declaration comes as the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)…Read More
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety Campaign leader

The Enlist seeds are designed to be used in combination with a new herbicide developed by Dow that combines the weed-killers 2,4-D, known…Read More

USDA moves Dow's GMO Enlist corn and beans closer to approval

Reuters
By Carey Gillam Fri Jan 3, 2014 3:26pm EST Jan 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday it was leaning towards a long-awaited approval of Dow AgroSciences' genetically altered "Enlist" corn and soybeans that have been heavily criticized by groups who say they will harm the environment. The Enlist seeds are designed to be…Read More
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety Campaign leader

"[A]n astonishing 86 percent of corn, soybean and cotton growers in the South have herbicide-resistant or hard-to-control weeds on their…Read More

Why I'm still skeptical of GMOs

Mother Jones
Over the weekend, listservs, blogs, and Twitter feeds lit up with reactions to Amy Harmon's New York Times deep dive into the politics behind a partial ban on growing genetically modified crops on Hawaii's main island. The fuss obscured a much more significant development that occurred with little fanfare (and no Times attention) on Friday, when…Read More
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