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Your Brain Is Hardwired to Snap

The same group of neurons could make you a hero—or a rage-filled aggressor.<p>We’ve all been there: Some jerk cuts you off on the highway. You lean on the horn, scream abuse. You want to get out the car and kick the @#$% out of the bozo’s SUV.<p>Road rage is just one example of what neurobiologist …

In Oregon, The GMO Wheat Mystery Deepens

The strange case of genetically engineered wheat on a farm in Oregon remains as mysterious as ever. If anything, it's grown more baffling.<p>As we reported almost two months ago, the presence of this wheat was revealed earlier this spring when a farmer in eastern Oregon sprayed a field with the …

Hey, Non-GMO Activist: Monsanto's CEO Thinks You're an Elitist

On May 25, 2013, tens of thousands of people in 36 countries participated in a global "March Against Monsanto." But according to Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant, those who protest against agricultural genetic engineering -- including the farmers, students, academics, and more who turned out in March -- are …

Agriculture

Washington State Says 'No' To GMO Labels

Voters appear to have defeated another attempt to require labels on genetically modified foods in Washington state. In early counts, the "no" campaign has what appears to be an insurmountable lead with 54 percent of votes.<p>The ballot initiative would require labels on the front of packages for most …

Chipotle Voluntarily Lists its GMO Ingredients in an Industry First

The wildly popular Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) fast food chain is the first in the United States to voluntarily list all of the food on its menu …

McDonald's GMO dilemma: why fries are causing such a fuss

"Do you want fries with that?" Not if they're made from genetically engineered potatoes, say activists who oppose GMOs.<p>The advocacy group Food & Water Watch is asking McDonald's, the world's biggest buyer of potatoes, not to source a genetically engineered spud that was developed by its biggest …

EU court annuls approval of BASF's Amflora GMO potato

* EU Commission broke rules when it gave approval, court says<p>* BASF stopped growing Amflora potato in Europe in 2012<p>* Decision casts more doubt on Europe’s GMO approval rules<p>By Charlie Dunmore<p>BRUSSELS, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Europe’s second-highest court on Friday overturned a decision by the European …

You wanted GMO food labels? The marketplace is listening.

It’s a victory for the consumers who worry about genetically engineered foods -- also called GMO or genetically modified -- that Whole Foods will label all such foods in its markets. Well, at least it’s a long-term victory; the organic-foods chain will require the labels on all the foods it sells …