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Lessons from Prop 37 — the future of genetic engineering in agriculture

To me, the bread and butter of GM will be control of plant diseases. Control of plant diseases are not ...

Connecticut has ‘no need’ for GMO food label

No Need For 'Frankenfood' LabelHartford CourantProviding consumers with the facts is a good idea. But the fight against genetically modified ...
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Cotton genome offers clues for fiber improvement

al.comUnraveling the Threads: Simplest Cotton Genome Offers Clues for Fiber ...Science Daily (press release)Aside from the DOE JGI, the University ...

India: Farmers’ leaders call for right to choose GM crops

A consortium of some farmers organisation from Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu have urged the government to remove all ...

Farmer to farmer: The truth about GM crops

Michael Hart, a conventional livestock family farmer, has been farming in Cornwall for nearly thirty years and has actively campaigned ...
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The global transgenic menagerie

Both sides of the debate over genetic modification in animals -- AquaBounty's “Frankenfish” salmon included -- tend to make it ...

Probe nails scientists for Bt cotton blot

Probe nails scientists for desi Bt cotton blotTimes of IndiaThe report has found serious faults at each level, including the ...

GM proponents face litigation

Litigation threats are forcing biotechnology campaigner Bill Crabtree to rethink his approach to the controversial topic, and call for greater ...
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UK should ban, or at least label, GMOs

Daily Mail'Frankenstein food' a good thing? It's all great GM liesDaily MailThere is no doubt that it was a declaration ...
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New class of GM mosquito rattles anti-GMO campaigns

The Food and Drug Administration will soon decide whether or not to allow the release of genetically modified mosquitoes to ...

GM food-crops in developing countries: blessing or curse?

There is immense pressure on developing countries to adopt genetically modified (GM) crops in the shortest possible time to supposedly ...
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Indian scientists found guilty of marketing contaminated GM cotton seeds

India TodayIndian scientists found guilty of marketing contaminated GM cotton seedsIndia TodayCertain tests conducted in 2004 at the National Research ...
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Will Monsanto destroy Mexico’s corn?

Aljazeera.comWill Monsanto destroy Mexico's corn?Aljazeera.comThose in the North fear the high costs and debts associated with transgenic corn, while the ...
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Russia to tighten reigns on GMO industry

Russia will soon adopt a tough legislation to limit the cultivation, importation and use of GMO in feed production for ...

‘Golden Rice’ scandal tarnishes ethics committee

'Golden Rice' scandal tarnishes ethics committeeGlobal TimesThe results of an investigation into the infamous experiment of "Golden Rice," a genetically ...

Scottish government responds to UK minister’s pro-GM comments

In view of the UK Food Minister's pronouncements on GM today ('Food minister Owen Paterson backs GM crops') we publish ...
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UK food minister backs GM crops

Telegraph.co.ukFood minister Owen Paterson backs GM cropsTelegraph.co.ukThe Coalition has so far allowed small-scale cultivation trials for GM food but its ...
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Greenpeace’s disinformation campaign against Golden Rice, and science, prevails in China

In late summer, the Asian arm of Greenpeace issued an alarming press release headlined: “24 children used as guinea pigs ...

China sacks three officials for GMO rice test

China sacks three officials for GMO rice test: XinhuaNBCNews.com (blog)By Reuters. China has fired three officials for testing genetically modified ...

Indian farmer calls for access to biotechnology

Farming in India has reached a very crucial phase.  In a scenario of rising consumption needs and aspirations, and dwindling ...

Costa Rica battles Monsanto over GMO corn

(NaturalNews) With the exception of about 1,000 acres of land that have been devoted to the cultivation of transgenic crops ...

Costa Rica: March against Monsanto GMOs reaches San Jose, decision stalled

After a one week, 200-kilometer journey which began in Gauancaste, marchers fighting against a plan that would introduce genetically modified ...

Crop contamination from GMOs: USDA suggests sticking small farmers with the bill

A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) advisory board has developed a roadmap on how farmers whose crops become cross-contaminated by ...

Agrochemical industry interest in GMOs “threatens independent science”

Today, independent science is threatened with extinction. While this is true in every field, it is the field of food ...

Just Label It Campaign Urges Congress to Dump the Biotech Rider

Just Label It Campaign Urges Congress to Dump the Biotech RiderSacramento BeeWASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national campaign ...

Supreme Court will review crucial biotech seed patent case

Supreme Court will review crucial biotech seed patent caseWestern Farm PressMonsanto Co., has created substantial discussion agriculture regarding the scope ...

Biotechnology is vital to Africa’s strategic interests

By Calestous Juma Global food politics is riddled with paradoxes. While threats to global food security are becoming increasingly evident, ...

Kenya’s ban on GM foods is a big blow to biotech research

Research institutions, Universities and consumers are biggest losers in a new directive by the Government to ban trade and importation ...