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National groups join Illinois consumers to rally for GMO labels

The turnout demonstrates that consumers and farmers alike are infuriated that biotech companies are not held to the same safety standards

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Monsanto deals milk hormone for $300 million

The agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. said it would sell its milk hormone Posilac (rbST, rbGH) to Eli Lilly & Co. for $300 million upfront, plus “additional contingent consideration.” The agreement will expand Lilly’s veterinary operations and enable Monsanto to focus on genetically modified crops. That same day, Lilly’s stock fell 39 cents to $47.41 while Continue Reading

Categories: FDA, Food Labeling, Food Safety, Hormones, Label GMOs, rbGH (rbST, Posilac)

Protect Us From Choice — Please

Last month, in an Orwellian stretch of logic and without warning or any public discussion, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) notified 19 dairies that “their labels are false or misleading and need to be changed” So, what kinds of labels were so terrible that the PDA felt they had to be removed from milk Continue Reading

Categories: FDA, Food Safety, FTC, Hormones, Label GMOs, Mad Cow, rbGH (rbST, Posilac), Regulators