Genetically Modified Organism
They don’t get along like peas in a pod, but farmers who plant genetically modified crops need to coexist with those who don’t, according to U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont.
An Election Day food fight in the state of Washington has captured the interest of Montanans favoring labels for food with genetically modified ingredients.
Farmers in Montana and North Dakota say neither the government nor agri-giant Monsanto have done enough to safeguard wheat fields from genetically modified crop contamination.
Montana’s $1.7 billion wheat industry is watching cautiously as foreign buyers react negatively to unauthorized genetically modified wheat discovered in Oregon.
For farmers and consumer groups seeking dramatic changes in U.S. food politics, the next few weeks are crucial.
Opposition to genetically modified food is coming to a boil nationally and will culminate locally in a Billings protest Saturday.
A new bill requiring labels on foods with genetically modified ingredients is dividing Montana farmers and consumers.
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.
About a decade ago, Monsanto was on a mission to develop and commercialize a genetically modified strain of dark northern spring wheat.
A six-year battle over how farmers are investigated for illegally growing patented crops might be ending.