Next generation GMOs are entering the food chain without regulation, claiming to be “non-transgenic”
Biotech companies like Monsanto claim that questions over GMO safety have been fully settled by science. The truth is quite different.
In contrast to Vermont’s GMO labeling bill—the Roberts-Stabenow bill had no hearings, no public input, no committee debate and was rushed to be introduced.
Organic supporters have launched a range of initiatives to increase organic farming acreage—from big company initiatives and smaller company collaborations.
Jonathan Lundgren, a whistleblower scientist formerly with the USDA, is applying his science to regenerative agriculture to a new research and demonstration farm in South Dakota.
Going organic in farming can be a big leap, but Soper Farms found the change worth it in terms of better crops, soil and financial returns.
Farmers also use glyphosate on crops such as wheat, oats, edible beans, and other crops right before harvest, raising concerns that the herbicide could get into food products.
The number of new non-GMO products grew 262 percent from 2012 to 2014. Consumer demand is the real market maker here, not science.
Gilbert Hostetler clearly remembers when his grandfather, who founded Prairie Hybrids seed company, turned away from GMO agriculture.
As more and more products drop GMOs, suppliers of Non-GMO ingredients say they can meet the demand.