UC Scientists Hack Beer Yeast To Create THC, CBD - Active Chemicals Found In MarijuanaScientists have found a way to produce the mind-altering cannabis chemical known as THC, and its therapeutic cousin CBD, with genetically modified beer yeast.
Sonoma County Voters Pass 18 Of 23 Measures, Including Ban On GMO'sVoters in Sonoma County passed 18 of 23 measures in Tuesday’s election. Four measures failed and one measure is still too close to call.
Sonoma County Voters To Decide On Banning GMOsSonoma County voters in November will consider an ordinance banning genetically modified organisms in the county.
Genetically Modified Foods Declared Safe By Major Scientific Advisory BoardA major scientific advisory board has declared that genetically manipulated food remains generally safe for humans and the environment.
Vermont Law Requiring GMO Labeling Could Set Off Nationwide TrendThe announcement by General Mills that it will start labeling foods that contain GMO ingredients shows the industry might be giving up its fight against state efforts to require such labeling.
Lawsuit Says Chipotle Falsely Claims To Be GMO-Free And Dupes Consumers Into Paying MoreA lawsuit accuses restaurant Chipotle Mexican Grill of falsely advertising its food is free of genetically modified organisms or GMOs.
Marin Public School District Becomes First In U.S. To Serve All Organic, Non-GMO MealsThe Sausalito Marin City School District became the first school district in the nation Thursday to serve only organic and non-GMO meals, according to a nonprofit that helped launch a pilot program in the district in 2013.
Amy's Kitchen Taking Fast Food Head-On With Vegetarian Drive-Thru In Rohnert ParkAmy’s Kitchen is putting a healthy spin on fast food by opening a drive-thru in Rohnert Park that will serve all vegetarian fare.
KFC Sues Over Rumors Company Uses Eight-Legged Chickens With Six WingsRumors on Chinese social media that KFC uses genetically-modified chickens with six wings and eight legs have prompted a lawsuit by the fast-food company.
'GMO-Free' Claims May Soon Be Verified By Agriculture DepartmentThe Agriculture Department has developed the first government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.
Now That Chipotle Is GMO-Free, Will More Restaurant Chains Follow Suit?Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food.
San Francisco Startup Works On Developing Plants That Could Light City StreetsThe small biotech company is using genetic engineering to develop plants that give off their own light.
ConsumerWatch: Environmental Group Goes To Battle Over Breakfast CerealAn environmental group is calling on General Mills to change its recipe for Cheerios and exclude ingredients that contain genetically modified organisms.
Sen. Boxer Seeks Nationwide Labeling Of Genetically Modified FoodsFollowing the defeat of Proposition 37 last November, Sen. Barbara Boxer is proposing federal legislation that would require labeling for genetically-modified foods nationwide.
Bay Area Shoppers Approve Trader Joe’s & Whole Foods Rejecting GMO SalmonAs 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.