India: Genetically modified foods capped for 10 years by Supreme Court panel

The fate of genetically modified (GM) food crops in India has been virtually sealed. After the damning report of the ...
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Malpractice on Dr. Oz: Pop health expert hosts anti-GM foods rant; Scientists respond

Dr. Mehmet Oz, a popular television celebrity, is a living example of why talk show health and science should never ...

Food security challenges: Biotechnology to the rescue in Africa?

It is imperative for Nigeria to embrace the modern food production techniques that have come in the form of Agricultural ...
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Activist attacks against agricultural biotechnology on the rise

Attacks against agricultural biotechnology have increased noticeably this fall around the world and the tactics being used are more sophisticated ...

Vietnam: GM crops key to future food security say experts

Genetically modified (GM) crops will help Viet Nam achieve food security in the years to come when the demand for ...

Agricultural biotechnology is under attack … again, says pro-GM supporter

Attacks against agricultural biotechnology have increased noticeably this fall within the United States and around the world. It appears that ...

Bt cotton demonstrates biotech’s potential, says expert

Bt cotton has delivered significant benefits to all members of the agricultural value chain in the country, and has contributed ...

GMOs: “Frankenfood” or “better living through chemistry?”

GMO’s are a touchy topic, mostly because of the affiliations of the people who do the arguing. People who have ...

Spanish farmers embracing GM crops

Acceptance of genetically modified food in Spain reached such an extent that growers in Catalonia planted a higher proportion of ...

Top Indian science panel backs GM crops

A top scientific panel of the government has favoured introduction of more genetically modified crops in the country under strict ...

Ireland’s potatoes in GM trial spared from late blight infection

The genetically modified (GM) potatoes undergoing trial in Ireland show no sign of late blight infection and grow quite well ...

An Indian smallholder farmer speaks out: “Allow us to embrace biotechnology”

In 2009, I traveled from India to Des Moines to attend the Global Farmers Roundtable, a project of Truth about ...
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Scientists challenge organic backer Benbrook claims that GM crops increase pesticide spraying

The ongoing hullabaloo over the controversial Seralini study and questions about the safety of foods made from genetic modified crops ...

India: Will GM crops “cripple” traditional forms of farming?

In what can be a disturbing trend, agriculture experts observe that after having introduced Bt cotton successfully in the state, ...
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Biotechnology is not all about foods only: What are the other applications?

Biotechnology is not all about foods only. There is much more in store for future of mankind. Even if we ...
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Uphill fight waged to turn back Prop 37, says pro-GM supporter

Vote no on California’s Prop 37. Most of you will. However, we are likely to be on the losing end ...

Prop. 37 bad for farms, economy and families, says pro-GM supporter

Agriculture is the largest industry in California, and as a long-time Santa Maria farmer, I am deeply concerned about provisions ...

Prop 37 will subject most packaged foods to labeling, says Cornell professor

A Cornell University professor maintains most packaged foods would need to carry a genetically engineered label if California voters approve ...

Mosquito genetics may offer clues to malaria control

An African mosquito species with a deadly capacity to transmit malaria has a perplexing evolutionary history, according to discovery by ...

The unintended consequences of California Prop 37

So let’s exercise our right to know. Prop 37 is widely described as a referendum to require special labels for ...

How Prop 37 will impact Midwest farmers

The old battle between seed companies and opponents of genetically engineered agriculture is being waged anew in California, where voters ...

Food industry braces for Prop 37

On Nov. 6, 2012, California voters will decide the fate of Proposition 37, the Genetically Engineered Foods Labeling Initiative. If ...

Florida: Anti-GM group fights for genetically modified food labeling

The food sold at the farmer's market is the type of food members of Food and Water Watch want to ...

India: Anti-GM protestors do not seem to understand science, says Deputy Director of India’s Council of Agricultural Research

Anti-GM protestors do not seem to understand science and that genetically-modified crops are an extension of modern science, Indian Council ...

Tanzania: Endless debate on GMOs must come to an end

LAST week during the Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Arusha, fresh calls were made for the government to adopt ...

Prop. 37: More information is good, but rampant litigation isn’t, says GM supporter

While outsiders will try, it's hard to generalize about Californians. The most populous state in the nation is as diverse ...

Generic biotech crops jeopardized by over-regulation

The Competitive Enterprise Institute released a new study finding that regulatory policy could inhibit the development of a generic market ...

Napiergrass: A potential biofuel crop?

A grass fed to cattle throughout much of the tropics may become a biofuel crop that helps the nation meet ...