Obviously, people are pretty pissed about the lack of labeling on Genetically Modified Foods--a.k.a GMOs or GE foods.
Since California's Proposition 37 failed last fall, anti-GMO groups across the country have rallied together to get labeling initiative put on state legislative agendas.
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Anyone and everyone who is even slightly into food, politics, or government conspiracy theories has at least heard something about Monsanto.
Whether it's the company's development of Agent Orange or farmer lawsuits, the consensus is that the company is pretty evil.
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Genetically Engineered or Genetically Modified Organisms are one of the most contentious issues facing the food world right now. After last week's Monsanto Rider was snuck into the budget bill, a vast majority of the population is pissed with the government's ties to the biotech industry. Like ... More >>
Spring this year begins with a multifront burst of activity by local lefties -- on the environment, on GE foods labeling, and against the moral corruption of academia by the GEO Group private prison corporation.See also: -GE Foods Labeling Faces Political Calculus-Arbor Day Protest in Palm Beac ... More >>
Frankenfish has been swimming its way closer to your dinner plate for quite some time now. While you were recovering from your post-holiday hangover or taking advantage of major savings on that flat-screen TV on December 26, the FDA concluded that Frankenfish -- i.e., AquaBounty Technologies' AquaAd ... More >>
Genetically engineered foods have been a concern of many for quite some time now. For years, it was more an issue for vegetarians, environmentalists, pseudo-hippies, and ethically concerned chefs than for the general population. Not anymore. The presence -- and subsequent failure -- of Proposition 3 ... More >>
By now, most people are aware of the controversy surrounding genetically engineered (GE) foods. You know: giant tomatoes designed to taste super-sweet, corn that naturally repels insects, and virus-resistent papayas. As debate continues over the safety of our nation's genetically modified grain ... More >>
Citizen activists pushing for a state law mandating the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods sold in Florida remain hopeful. And active. The legislator actually drafting a statute is still onboard. But she's also on the fence.See also:-Should Genetically Engineered Food Be Labeled?
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Whatever you want to call them, GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) or GE (Genetically Engineered) foods were kind of a big deal in 2012. It was the first year to see a ballot initiative requiring mandatory labeling on a state ballot for the Presidential election--in California, of course. Even tho ... More >>
NextEra Energy -- which owns Florida Power & Light Co. -- ain't too happy about being placed on a list of "corporate tax dodgers," which we wrote about earlier today.A group that calls itself Citizens for Tax Justice issued the report evaluating 280 companies nationwide, and named 78 of t ... More >>
Finger lickin' gone?
Information is sketchy right now, but reports are coming in that Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants at more than 20 locations in Broward County are being shut down as I type this.
The only confirmed shutdown so far is at the KFC at 815 Hallandale Beach Boulevard. I called the ... More >>
Last night, Fox News hot-air balloon complete asshole Bill O'Reilly aired a segment about the controversy over his speech at a benefit in Manalapan. He framed it as a battle between good and evil.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about the possible conflict of interest O'Reilly might have speaking at ... More >>