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Genetically Modified Food

Montanans eye Washington's GMO food fight

Montanans eye Washington's GMO food fight

An Election Day food fight in the state of Washington has captured the interest of Montanans favoring labels for food with genetically modified ingredients.

November 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tester gets kudos for eliminating 'Monsanto Protection Act'

Tester gets kudos for eliminating 'Monsanto Protection Act'

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is being lauded for ending a law that ordered the U.S. Department of Agriculture to ignore judicial bans on genetically modified crops.

October 20, 2013 12:15 amLoading…
Tester sees progress in genetically modified food labeling

Tester sees progress in genetically modified food labeling

Labels for genetically modified food have been a slippery fish for biotech opponents, but a new amendment targeting salmon might set the hook, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester said.

June 28, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Food market reform groups eye farm bill

Food market reform groups eye farm bill

For farmers and consumer groups seeking dramatic changes in U.S. food politics, the next few weeks are crucial.

May 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
News photos: Protesters rally against GMO, Monsanto

News photos: Protesters rally against GMO, Monsanto

Protesters gathered on the Yellowstone County Courthouse lawn Saturday to rally against genetically modified foods. The event, part of a worldwide series of protests called March Against Monsanto, drew about 100 people.

May 25, 2013 4:35 pm Photos

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Protesters rally against genetically modified foods

Protesters rally against genetically modified foods

Opposition to genetically modified food is coming to a boil nationally and will culminate locally in a Billings protest Saturday.

May 23, 2013 8:30 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Farm Bill matters to Americans who eat

Consumers must take notice as the draft Farm Bill essentially ignores small farmers and labeling, and makes hungry kids bear the brunt of budgetary cuts.

May 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Food fight brewing over genetically modified ingredients

Food fight brewing over genetically modified ingredients

A new bill requiring labels on foods with genetically modified ingredients is dividing Montana farmers and consumers.

May 08, 2013 12:15 amLoading…
USDA approves 'Roundup Ready' sugar beets

USDA approves 'Roundup Ready' sugar beets

Federal regulators have given final approval to genetically modified sugar beets.

July 20, 2012 7:00 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: FDA must heed consumers and require labeling of GMO-laced foods

FINLAND, Minn. — Recent national surveys by the Mellman Group and MSNBC, as well as polls conducted over the past two decades, indicate that 90 percent of U.S. consumers want to know whether or not the foods they eat and feed to their families have been genetically engineered.

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Guest opinion: Don't order costly GMO labels just to satisfy scientific illiterates

WASHINGTON — Traditionally, the government has mandated labeling standards to warn consumers of potential hazards, such as smoking’s link to cancer and lung disease, and a high-fat diet’s link to numerous medical problems.

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