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Oregon Senator Tries To Find GMO Labeling Compromise

March 11, 2016 8:08 p.m.

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley is trying to stop a federal ban on labeling products as containing genetically modified organisms.

News | local | OPB News Blog

Josephine County Restaurants Offer GMO-Free Options

May 12, 2014 6:49 p.m.

In the midst of the heated genetically modified organisms debate, some restaurants in Southern Oregon have found an opportunity.

Environment | Communities

Under Pressure, General Mills Makes GMO-Free Cheerios

Jan. 3, 2014 5:46 p.m.

In response to consumer requests, General Mills is changing the source of its original Cheerios ingredients so that the cereal will be free of genetically modified organisms.

Environment | Land

Oregon GMO Panel Holds First Meeting

April 10, 2014 9:41 p.m.

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber convened a panel of regional experts Thursday on issues of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. At Oregon State University's Food Innovations Center in downtown Portland, Kitzhaber spoke on the importance of debating the role of GMOs in the state.

Oregon GMO Panel Holds First Meeting

April 11, 2014 12:53 a.m.

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber convened a panel of regional experts Thursday on issues of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.


Photos: Monsanto March PDX 2015

May 23, 2015 8:43 p.m.

Community members gathered at Shemanski Park and marched through the streets of Portland, chanting against the use of GMOs during the 2015 Monsanto March PDX on May 23, 2015.

News | Agriculture | Politics | Election | OPB News Blog

Food For Thought: The Difference Between GMO And GE Foods

Oct. 2, 2014 2 p.m.

When people talk about Oregon ballot Measure 92, are "GMO" and "genetically engineered foods" interchangeable terms? It turns out, not so much. 


Oregon Monsanto Protests Draw Hundreds

May 26, 2013 3:10 a.m.

Hundreds of people from around Oregon today came to protest the practices of the food production giant Monsanto and several legislative actions related to Monsanto's business.

Environment | Communities

Groups Aim To Put GMO Food Labeling Measure On The Ballot In Oregon

May 15, 2014 7:44 p.m.

Undeterred by the failure of GMO labeling measures in Washington and California, advocate groups have launched a campaign to put a similar statewide measure on the November ballot in Oregon.

Environment | Communities

For Those Who Want To Avoid GMO Foods, There's An App For That

Nov. 15, 2013 6:43 p.m.

These Beanfields chips sure are tasty. They're also made by a company that hasn't fueled opposition to labeling genetically modified foods –- according to the app I tried out today.

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