Tag: genetically modified

Why You Should Care About Genetically-Modified Alfalfa

by in Food News & Trends, March 11, 2011


Agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack recently gave commercial alfalfa growers the green light to plant seeds genetically modified to resist the herbicide Roundup. This controversial decision has the food industry fighting, and with good reason. So, why should you care? Find out what’s been going on, and how it could affect organic produce and meats. Then, tell us where you stand on this issue.

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Understanding Genetically Modified Foods

by in Food News & Trends, April 10, 2009

Farmers have been cross-breeding plants for hundreds of years, but what happens when scientists get involved? You hear news here and there about genetically modified organisms (GMOs), but I decided to look more into the controversy.

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