USDA allows 'organic' label for soil-less farming, upsetting movement's founders

USDA allows ‘organic’ label for soil-less farming, upsetting movement’s founders

The pioneers of the sustainable farming movement are mourning what they call the downfall of the organic program, following a Wednesday ...
Video: Coffee's status as world's favorite drink threatened by climate change, shallow gene pool

Video: Coffee’s status as world’s favorite drink threatened by climate change, shallow gene pool

Climate change could spell disaster for coffee, a crop that requires specific temperatures to flourish and that is highly sensitive ...
Will GMO-wary public embrace gene-edited food crops? 'It’s more social science than science'

Will GMO-wary public embrace gene-edited food crops? ‘It’s more social science than science’

Green stalks have only just begun to sprout in the test fields where biotech giant DuPont Pioneer is planting rows ...
Controversy emerges over government-funded project to counter GMO food ‘misinformation’

Controversy emerges over government-funded project to counter GMO food ‘misinformation’

The Food and Drug Administration will fund a campaign to promote genetically modified organisms in food under a bipartisan agreement to ...
New GMO book shifts debate from science to fears of 'corporate control' of food and farming

New GMO book shifts debate from science to fears of ‘corporate control’ of food and farming

The Pew Research Center recently polled Americans on their concerns about genetically modified foods. Predictably, given the popular consternation around ...
Non-browning Arctic Apple hit shelves February 1: Will they change consumers' opinions about GMOs?

Non-browning Arctic Apple hit shelves February 1: Will they change consumers’ opinions about GMOs?

The fruit, sold sliced and marketed under the brand Arctic Apple, could hit a cluster of Midwestern grocery stores as ...