genetically modified food http://kcur.org en Passionate Sustainability Advocate Vandana Shiva Visits Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/passionate-sustainability-advocate-vandana-shiva-visits-kansas-city <p>Dr. Vandana Shiva sees issues of diversity playing out in our societies as well as in our grocery stores and on our dinner plates. <em>Central Standard</em> visits with this prolific author and global environmental activist about her unique blend of science and philosophy in which feminism, economic theory, quantum physics and agricultural history combine to create a compelling world view.</p><p>Dr. Shiva stops by the studio to explain her perspective and to tell her personal story.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:04:17 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Christie Garton 54339 at http://kcur.org Passionate Sustainability Advocate Vandana Shiva Visits Kansas City Monsanto And Whole Foods Clash Over GM Foods http://kcur.org/post/monsanto-and-whole-foods-clash-over-gm-foods <p>The recent announcement by grocery chain Whole Foods that it will require labeling of products containing genetically modified ingredients was greeted with excitement by many consumer groups. Biotech giant Monsanto, a leader in GM technology, sees it another way.</p><p>Whole Foods hopes to have labels on the GMO products on its shelves in five years. That move has certainly caught the attention of the food industry.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 14:32:29 +0000 Harvest Public Media & Bill Wheelhouse 33634 at http://kcur.org Monsanto And Whole Foods Clash Over GM Foods Science Of The Seed: A Joint Broadcast With IPR http://kcur.org/post/science-seed-joint-broadcast-ipr <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">People have been cross-breeding plants for thousands of years, manipulating traits in agricultural crops from generation to generation. When scientists discovered that they could actually modify the genes of these plants in a laboratory, the landscape of agriculture changed dramatically -- and fast.</span></p><p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 22:30:54 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton 32294 at http://kcur.org Science Of The Seed: A Joint Broadcast With IPR Missouri Senator Sponsors Bill To Label Genetically Modified Meat & Fish http://kcur.org/post/missouri-senator-sponsors-bill-label-genetically-modified-meat-fish <p>Legislation filed in the Missouri Senate would require all genetically modified meats and fish raised and sold in the state to be labeled as such. The bill is sponsored by Democrat Jamilah Nasheed of St. Louis.&nbsp; She says people have a right to know what they’re putting in their bodies.</p><p>“We’ve had an industrial boom, we’ve had a technical boom, and now we have a biotech boom, and there hasn’t been a major studies to show one way or the other if genetically modified foods are good or bad,” says Nasheed.</p> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 15:33:09 +0000 Bryan Thompson 30699 at http://kcur.org