Genetically Modified Food
An Election Day food fight in the state of Washington has captured the interest of Montanans favoring labels for food with genetically modified ingredients.
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.
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.
For farmers and consumer groups seeking dramatic changes in U.S. food politics, the next few weeks are crucial.
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.
Opposition to genetically modified food is coming to a boil nationally and will culminate locally in a Billings protest Saturday.
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.
A new bill requiring labels on foods with genetically modified ingredients is dividing Montana farmers and consumers.
Federal regulators have given final approval to genetically modified sugar beets.
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.
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.