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Boxes of Cheerios cereal, made by General Mills, sit on the shelf at a grocery store September 23, 2009 in Berkeley, California. General Mills Inc. reported a 51 percent jump in first quarter profits with earnings of $420.6 million, or $1.25 per share compared to $278.5 million, or 79 cents per share one year ago. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Environmental Group Goes To Battle Over Breakfast Cereal

An environmental group is calling on General Mills to change its recipe for Cheerios and exclude ingredients that contain genetically modified organisms.

10/16/2013

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Boxer Seeks Nationwide Labeling Of Genetically Modified Foods

Following the defeat of Proposition 37 last November, Sen. Barbara Boxer is proposing federal legislation that would require labeling for genetically-modified foods nationwide.

05/02/2013

Way back when, Whole Foods was one lonely store in 1980, and also home sweet home to owners John Mackey and Rene Lawson. They even used the dishwasher as a shower. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Shoppers Approve Trader Joe’s & Whole Foods Rejecting GMO Salmon

As the Food and Drug administration is expected to approve the sale of genetically-modified salmon, Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods Market said they won’t sell the fish.

03/20/2013

Way back when, Whole Foods was one lonely store in 1980, and also home sweet home to owners John Mackey and Rene Lawson. They even used the dishwasher as a shower. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Whole Foods Chain To Label Food It Sells In North America Containing GMOs

Whole Foods says all products in its North American stores will have labels disclosing if they contain genetically modified ingredients by 2018.

03/08/2013

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Backers Of GMO Labels Look Ahead After Prop. 37 Loss

Activists seeking special labels on food made from genetically engineered crops vowed Wednesday to continue their push despite a loss at the California ballot box.

11/07/2012

Food Generic (CBS)

Food Labeling Proposition 37 Down By Double Digits

Consumers’ appetite to distinguish foods produced from biotech crops was put to the test Tuesday as California voters considered a ballot initiative to slap labels on genetically modified food.

11/06/2012

A vendor picks up corn at her stall in a market in Beijing. China has approved genetically modified strains of corn and rice. (Eter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)

Californians To Vote On Nation’s Broadest GMO Food Labeling

California voters will decide in November whether to require special labels for foods that contain genetically modified ingredients.

06/12/2012

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Watchdog Group Serves Up ‘Natural’ Food Controversy

The maker of Kashi cold cereals is promising to make more of its products GMO-free by 2014, following consumer complaints about genetically modified soybeans in many of Kashi’s cereal products.

05/01/2012

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