Category Archives: GMOs

‘Dirty Dozen’ List Updated for 2016

We’re all about organic fruits and veggies here at The Corner. Each year, Environmental Working Group (EWG) categorizes fruits and veggies into two groups based on the amount of pesticides found: The Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen. This year, strawberries … Continue reading

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ConAgra Agrees to Label GMOs

It’s been a crazy few weeks for the GMO-labeling battle. After General Mills announced recently that it would begin to label GMOs on all its U.S. products, Mars, Inc., and Kellogg’s followed suit on Monday with near-identical announcements. Now, ConAgra, … Continue reading

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General Mills To Label GMOs

Another major food company has agreed to label GMOs. General Mills announced last Friday that it would be indicating the presence of genetically modified ingredients in its products on the packaging of all General Mills brands containing GMOs. Campbell’s Soup Co. also announced … Continue reading

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FDA Says it Plans to Test for Levels of Glyphosate in Food

Here at the Corner, we’re super passionate about avoiding pesticides and GMOs. After the World Health Organization declared glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide (Roundup), as a possible carcinogen last spring, the FDA now says it will step … Continue reading

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New Strain of GMO Potatoes Gets FDA Approval

The FDA has approved a new variety of GMO potatoes, developed by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co. The genetically modified potato has been engineered to resist late blight, the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine and the number one pathogen for … Continue reading

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