Lakeland Fresh Farms Earns Non-GMO Verification

June 21, 2021 Lakeland Fresh Farms

Lakeland Fresh Farms, a local producer of hydroponically grown greens, announced that all of its products are now verified as non-GMO through The Non-GMO Project. The verified seal assures shoppers that every product from Lakeland Fresh Farms has completed a comprehensive third-party verification process to meet the non-GMO standard.

After a Delay, AquaBounty’s GMO Salmon Available to U.S. Consumers in April

March 5, 2021 SAMANTHA HORTON, WFYI

A land-based salmon farm in Indiana is preparing to make its debut on the U.S. market in the coming months after delays due to the pandemic. The first genetically engineered animal for human consumption in the U.S. could be available to consumers as soon as this April.

Court Orders FDA to Assess Environmental Impact of GM Salmon

A federal court judge ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday to conduct an environmental assessment of genetically modified salmon that he said was required for the agency’s approval of the fish.

The Science of Product Messaging: How Unbiased Information on Pesticides, Fungicides, Herbicides, Organics, GMO and CRISPR Can Affect Consumer Buying Behavior. UGA’s Ben Campbell Unveils New Report at New York Produce Show

When Ben Campbell started out with The New York Produce Show and Conference, he was a professor at the University of Connecticut. During the event, Ben and his students participated in our University Interchange program, which provides a forum for university professors to share cutting-edge research with the trade and thus help fulfill their mission to disseminate knowledge, while also providing an educational and mentorship program for students. He found the program so valuable, that when he moved on to the University of Georgia he asked if we would expand the program. Which we did.

Non-GM Produce Earns ‘Halo Effect’ Under New Labeling Laws

November 8, 2019 Cornell University

Consumers were more willing to buy unlabeled produce after being shown food tagged as “genetically modified” in a new Cornell University study that comes two months before a new federal law, requiring genetically modified organism disclosure labels on food products, goes into effect.