Amy Mayer

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Why Some GMO Foods Don't Have Genetically Modified DNA

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

It may surprise you to learn that some processed foods made from GMOs — say, canola oil, for example — don't actually contain any genetically modified DNA or proteins.


How Your Food Gets The 'Non-GMO' Label

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Demand for foods certified as GMO-free is ballooning. Increasingly, it's conventional companies that want to earn the label. Here's how a company gets into the non-GMO game.

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High Prices Aren't Scaring Consumers Away From The Meat Counter

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Several factors — from a virus sweeping through hog barns to a drought in the Plains states — have driven up the price of pork and beef. But consumers keep buying it.


Pig Virus Continues To Spread, Raising Fears Of Pricier Bacon

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Porcine epidemic diarrhea, or PED, virus has killed about 1 million baby pigs in the U.S. since April. Its effect on the pork industry is small so far, but analysts say it could send pork prices rising if it isn't controlled.


Agriculture's Waning Influence In Washington Hinders Farmers

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Many Midwest farmers are behind in planting corn and soybeans, thanks to a cool spring and heavy rain. Now, they're getting a chill from Congress, too, as the House voted down a new f...


Pork Producers Root Out Market Niche With Berkshire Pigs

Monday, April 29, 2013

Pork producers looking for more financial stability than the commodity market affords are trying their luck with specialty hog breeds. These pigs, raised on small farms, with limited ...