|California judge may ask FDA to act on genetic food labeling|
Reuters - 6/12/2013. By Jessica Dye (Reuters) - A federal judge in California is considering whether to temporarily halt a proposed class action in order to allow the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to determine whether genetically engineered foods can be labeled "all natural."
|Consumers Union statement on new long term study of feeding GE grains to pigs|
Consumers Union - 6/12/2013.By Michael Hansen - The new peer-reviewed long-term pig feeding study just published raises important concerns about possible health impacts of consuming genetically engineered (GE) corn and soy. There have been very few animal feeding studies of GE food to date, and extremely few that lasted longer than 90 days. This new study looked at pigs fed GE corn and soy under commercial production conditions over a 22.7 week period. Compared to a control group that was fed conventional corn and soy, the GE-fed pigs showed significant increases in severe stomach inflammation and thickening of the uterus.
|GMO Wheat Lawsuit: Idaho Farmers Sue Monsanto|
Huffington Post - 6/12/2013. By Rebecca Boone - Farmers in Idaho have filed a potentially class action lawsuit against seed giant Monsanto after genetically engineered wheat was found in an eastern Oregon field.