October 26, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

GMOs

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My favorite grocery store here in Davis, California is Nugget Market. Our family shops at the various Nugget stores in the area fairly often. We like the food and the friendly service. I’ve been noticing not just at Nugget, but at some other stores too that the word “GMO” is popping up more. Both the actual product packaging as well as in some cases such as with Nugget the actual store “price tag” label on the shelf is saying, “NON-GMO” much more often lately. For example, on a …Read More

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The local paper, The Sacramento Bee (SacBee) just ran a piece on Monday on the GMO controversy. Few places are more in the thick of it than right here in Davis, CA and the Sacramento region more generally. Some of the earliest GMO plants were created right here in Davis including the Flavr Savr tomato. Monsanto also has a big presence here. Over the years, anti-GMO protestors regularly protest the company in this area. Monsanto moved its local presence from Davis to nearby Woodland, CA, but …Read More