Conventional agriculture holds multiple ecological advantages over organic, analysis shows

Conventional agriculture holds multiple ecological advantages over organic, analysis shows

Conventional farming outperforms organic in several key measures -- particularly crop yield, according to a meta analysis of 164 research ...
'GMOs Revealed': Documentary series delivers familiar arguments from the fringe

‘GMOs Revealed’: Documentary series delivers familiar arguments from the fringe

Multi-part documentary series will be rolled out over nine days, offering familiar voices from the anti-GMO fringe ...
Food Evolution interview: Could 'pro science' documentary inspire a pro-GMO food movement?

Food Evolution interview: Could ‘pro science’ documentary inspire a pro-GMO food movement?

Food Evolution director Scott Hamilton Kennedy talks with the Genetic Literacy Project about the film's funding, and challenges the "ruthless ...
Food Evolution director Scott Hamilton Kennedy: 'I wanted to reset the debate' over food and farming

Food Evolution director Scott Hamilton Kennedy: ‘I wanted to reset the debate’ over food and farming

Oscar-nominated director talks with the Genetic Literacy Project about the reaction his documentary has received, both from GMO critics and ...
Debate heats up: Did National Academies of Science GMO report go far enough in affirming GMO safety consensus?

Debate heats up: Did National Academies of Science GMO report go far enough in affirming GMO safety consensus?

The debate among scientists over whether the 2016 NAS report unnecessarily muddied the debate over GMO regulations spilled over into ...
Are we ready, without professional help, to decide what to do when our genes tell us we have a potential disorder?

Are we ready, without professional help, to decide what to do when our genes tell us we have a potential disorder?

The FDA's decision to allow 23andMe to offer consumers disease screening has triggered a debate over whether the public is ...
Was the EPA right not to ban the crop pesticide chlorpyrifos?

Was the EPA right not to ban the crop pesticide chlorpyrifos?

The EPA decision allowing farmers to continue using the popular pesticide chlorpyrifos has drawn both praise and scorn, each side ...
Glyphosate: Dangerous chemical or anti-GMO bogeyman?

Glyphosate: Dangerous chemical or anti-GMO bogeyman?

Glyphosate has drawn scrutiny and criticism like no other chemical in agriculture since the controversy over DDT. But years of ...

Would a Sygenta merger improve Monsanto’s image?

Monsanto’s unsolicited courtship of Swiss rival Syngenta AG has the potential to do many things for the agriculture giant. But could ...

Monsanto settles GMO wheat lawsuit in seven states

Monsanto Co. announced the settlement of another string of lawsuits related to the 2013 discovery of genetically modified wheat found ...
Monsanto perfecting GMO wheat: Are the public and farmers ready?

Monsanto perfecting GMO wheat: Are the public and farmers ready?

The facility has dozens of rooms just like it. But inside this particular 10-foot-by-20-foot growth chamber at Monsanto’s global research ...
Vermont's GMO labeling law: Win or loss for consumers?

Vermont’s GMO labeling law: Win or loss for consumers?

Vermont is the first state in the nation to pass a GMO labeling law, but whether or not it is ...