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Campbell Soup Willing to Take the Lead on GMO Labeling

Campbell Soup Willing to Take the Lead on GMO Labeling From Industry Week Campbell Soup says it is willing to say on its labels whether its products contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs) – a first among big American food producers. The manufacturer famous for its red and white cans immortalized by Andy Warhol, said it […]

PepsiCo Launching Organic Gatorade

PepsiCo Launching Organic Gatorade From FoodProcessing.com This year, PepsiCo will begin offering two versions of its popular sports drink Gatorade — traditional and organic. Currently, Gatorade, which recently celebrated 50 years on the market, contains sucralose and artificial coloring, though it does include certain natural ingredients and flavors. The company hasn’t yet disclosed what ingredients […]

Arctic Apple to tackle food waste

Arctic Apple to tackle food waste From Fresh Plaza At a recent presentation at Crop Life Canada’s Ottawa offices, Neal Carter, the creator of the Arctic Apple, a genetically engineered non-browning variety, explained that the goal is to get more apples into more places and reverse the trend of declining consumption. According to Carter, the […]

Here’s what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them

Here’s what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them From Business Insider Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: These familiar fruits and veggies didn’t always look and taste this way. Genetically modified foods, or GMOs, inspire strong reactions nowadays, but humans have been […]

The fancy fast-food burger market in Canada keeps growing

The fancy fast-food burger market in Canada keeps growing From the Guelph Mercury The fast-food burger keeps getting more upmarket and expensive, and an analyst says that trend isn’t going away. Last year, Canadians bought nearly 15 million burgers at an average price of $6.05, says Robert Carter of NPD Group, which represented a four […]

Wheat capable of tolerating higher temperatures developed at Kansas State University

Wheat capable of tolerating higher temperatures developed at Kansas State University From Farms.com When it comes to farming, weather is one of, if not the most important component to ensure the highest yield possible. However, when it comes to the weather itself, farmers often find themselves feeling like Goldilocks in the house of the three […]

Is a ban on GM crops more harmful than growing them?

Is a ban on GM crops more harmful than growing them? From The Guardian Only one GM crop is currently grown commercially in the European Union – the insect-resistant maize MON 810. A study published in the journal PLOS One this year found “on average, GM technology adoption has reduced chemical pesticide use by 37%, […]

Heated Debate Continues Over California’s Prop 37

Heated Debate Continues Over California’s Prop 37 As the voting date for California’s Prop 37 draws near, debates are getting fired up at to whether or not this proposal would be in the best interest of California residents. Recently, advocated on both sides have taken to the press, stating why they should or shouldn’t pass […]