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217 Today: One year after GMO food labels were required, critics say they’re easy to miss

Friday, February 10, 2023 Today’s headlines:  An investigation by ProPublica found universities nationwide are decades behind on returning Native American ancestral remains as required by law. Construction is set to begin in the coming weeks on an H-Mart Korean grocery store in Urbana.  University of Illinois researchers have developed a new method of gathering biological […]

GMO food labeling has been required in the U.S. for a year. Have consumers noticed?

Take a look at the back of the cans and boxes in your cupboards and you’re likely to see some that say “contains bioengineered food ingredients.” A year ago, the U.S. Department of Agriculture began mandating labeling for foods that are genetically modified or contain GMO ingredients. The national standard was endorsed by some farm […]

Illini women use big second half run to top Nebraska 72-64

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Illinois women’s basketball team used a 20-0 second half run to push past Nebraska Thursday night 72-64. The Illini (19-6 overall, 9-5 Big Ten) lost starting guard Genesis Bryant to injury in the first quarter, but Jayla Oden played well off the bench in Bryant’s absence, scoring 12 points and adding […]