Summary of editorial reactions to I-522

With less than a month out, Washington State Initiative 522 continues to garner more and more attention of state voters ...

Low yields could force East Africa to adopt GM crops

In spite of ongoing campaigns against growing genetically modified crops in East Africa, the effects of climate change, pests and diseases ...

Vietnam: GM crops need legal framework for growth

The director of the Viet Nam Institute of Agriculture Genetics, Dr Le Dinh Luong, has said Viet Nam must develop ...

GM yeast turns crop wastes into liquid fuel

US researchers have used genetically modified yeast to enhance the production of biofuels from waste materials. The new method solves ...

Monsanto protesters toss money off balcony in Congressional offices

BuzzFeed Politics reported that Capitol Police took the cash, believed to be around $500, into evidence. Three people were also "taken ...

Why Northeast Ohio farmers disagree about the latest farm technology

On Saturday, protestors in Akron, Cleveland, and hundreds of cities worldwide will take part in the second annual March Against ...

Washington farmer says GMO alfalfa a ‘mystery’

An Eastern Washington farmer says he has no idea how genetically engineered alfalfa started growing in his fields. Joseph Peila said ...

Kauai County takes pesticide fight into its own hands

The state Department of Agriculture in Hawaii has only one employee assigned to review pesticide inspection reports and follow up ...

In the insecticide wars, GMOs have so far been a force for good

I’ve finally worked my way around to the GMO question that I care about most: Are genetically modified crops boon ...
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Behind the science of GMOs lies human achievement

The debate around GMOs seems to miss an important point - that the technology was born from scientific investigation, not ...

Trade barriers fan GMO misconceptions in Africa

Monsanto attracts quite a bit of criticism for its transgenic crops and seeds, more commonly referred to as Genetically Modified Organisms, ...

20 points of broad scientific consensus on GE crops

Just as many on the political right discount the broad scientific consensus that human activities contribute to global warning, many progressive ...

Fight over genetically altered crops intensifies in Hawaii

The balmy tropical isles here seem worlds apart from the expansive cornfields of the Midwest, but Hawaii has become the ...
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With 2000+ global studies affirming safety, GM foods among most analyzed subjects in science

Anti-GMO activists can no longer claim that there is no independent research of GMOs. There are now more than 2,000 ...
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EU’s anti-GMO stance reflects food security politics, not health concerns

Many people mistakenly believe that the EU bans GMOs because of safety concerns, but really the ban has more to ...

Campaign to make Cyprus a GMO-free zone launched

A campaign was launched by environment commissioner Ioanna Panayiotou yesterday to declare Cyprus as a country free from genetically modified ...

Lusk: Washington Initiative 522 on GMO labeling

This time last year, California's Proposition 37 to label genetically engineered (GE) food ingredients was highly discussed. After a steady, ...

Safe pesticide levels found in Kauai air

The County of Kaua'i and the state Department of Agriculture today released a report on environmental health issues in Waimea ...

China must switch to growing GM food before it’s too late

A leading agricultural scientist's unusually frank endorsement of growing genetically modified food has reignited a debate over whether the country ...

Campaign to make Cyprus a GMO-free zone

A campaign was launched by environment commissioner Ioanna Panayiotou yesterday to declare Cyprus as a country free from genetically modified organisms (GMO) ...

Kauai County Council to consider diluted bill pertaining to pesticide, GMO rules

A hotly debated proposed ordinance pertaining to pesticide use and farming of genetically modified crops on the Garden Isle will ...
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How the ‘Poison Potato’ impacted the GMO debate

The Lenape potato, first bred for potato chip production, has played a big role in shaping the USDA policy towards ...

Oregon moves to bar counties from blocking GMOS

Environmental groups and local food activists are livid that a provision they believe would allow more genetically modified organisms to ...

Tanzania farmers should have the freedom to choose to embrace technology

Tanzania farmers, whose knowledge on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is very limited, should not be forced to embrace it, but ...

Angola succeeds in application of biotechnology in agriculture

Angola is recording significant progress in actions related to the application of plant biotechnology in the agricultural sector, in the ...

Philippines: GMO research has support

One of the country’s leading scientist-educators recently lauded the strong support given by the academic and science communities to researches on agricultural ...

Biotechnology continues to change the face of Canada’s canola industry

Maurice Delage says he only needs to look at his canola crop for proof of how biotechnology has helped his ...

Video: The evolution of biotechnology in the Philippines

Since biotech corn was commercialized in the Philippines in late 2002, its adoption has increased consistently every year. The benefits ...
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