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The “GM genocide”: A case of misplaced blame

Approximately 16,000 farmers in India have committed suicide every year since 1995. A theory that blamed GM crops for the ...
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The “right time” to have children

Are older parents trading the financial security of age for increased risk of disorders like Down syndrome, multiple or premature ...
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The “right time” to have children

Are older parents trading the financial security of age for increased risk of disorders like Down syndrome, multiple or premature ...

India farmer suicides a case of misplaced GM blame

The following is an excerpt. Numbers are hazy and disputed, but since 1995, facing crippling debt, thousands of Indian farmers ...

Indian farmers trapped and desperate

The following is an excerpt. A wave of suicides has swept through the Indian farming community in recent years as, ...

Anti-biotechs promote subsistence level farming

The following is an excerpt. The dream world lead by Luddites and New Age gurus are proposing a return to ...

Chickpea genome map to benefit poor farmers

The following is an excerpt. A team of agricultural researchers from Asia, Australia, Europe and North America, led by the ...
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Taxpayers don’t have to pay for overpriced food labels

PolicyMicFarm Bill Cuts $22 Million From Organic Food Funding: Taxpayers Don't Have to ...PolicyMicIn November, California voters rejected Proposition 37, ...

India: Agriculture minister suspects U.S. lobbies of funding anti-GM campaigns

The following is an excerpt. NAGPUR: Union agriculture minister andNCPsupremoSharadPawar gave a new twist to the controversy on genetically modified (GM) crops like ...
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Anti-GM activists pounce on viral DNA in transgenic plants

The GLP examines the increasingly desperate efforts of staunch anti-GM activists and journalists to regroup in the face of "defeats" ...

Who’s afraid of GMOs?

Who's afraid of GMOs?National PostJeremy Rifkin was the first junk dealer to make big money by scaring people about the ...

Transgenic salmon prove tough to tackle

The following is an excerpt. On January 9, the Clatsop County, Oregon Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution asking ...

Opinion: My family farm isn’t under “corporate control”

The following is an excerpt. As a farmer who is active on social media, I’ve seen a lot of posts ...

Nigeria can’t afford to neglect biotechnology in agriculture

The following is an excerpt. With a growing population that is expected to hit 400million people by 2050, the question ...
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GM food: A better way of farming or a health risk?

NET WebsiteGM food: A better way of farming or a health risk?MetroYou are what you eat. If that mantra is ...

Monsanto’s transgenic soy sowing misery in Latin America

The following is an excerpt. With headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, and multiple locations on all five continents, Monsanto “has ...

Jamaica: Senate approves bill to protect plant genetics

The following is an excerpt. THE Senate on Friday passed the Bill providing for the protection of Jamaica's plant genetic ...

If we are to save India from starving, we must embrace GM crops

The following is an excerpt. Each year nine million people die because of hunger and malnutrition. The task of feeding ...

India shouldn’t ban GM crop field trials

The following is an excerpt. Dismissing Parliamentary panel's suggestion to halt all field trials of genetically modified (GM) crops, Agriculture ...

Farmers feel label fatigue

The following is an excerpt. Backers of a Washington state initiative that would require the labeling of genetically modified foods ...
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Scientists look to burrowing mice to understand genetics of instinct

A recent study in Nature reveals that the complex burrowing behavior of two sister species of mice is controlled by ...
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Can biotechnology be open-source?

As the Supreme Court watches Monsanto battle small farmers over GMO patent rights, some are suggesting that open-source biotechnology could ...
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Biotechnology: Teaching the controversy?

Is the American Museum of Natural History helping the public learn about biotechnology in its fine new exhibit on food ...

Activist Vandana Shiva address GMO labeling rally in Hawaii (video)

Edited from the livestream of the event held at the Hawaii State Capitol on January 16, the video contains Dr ...

Genetically modified super salmon tries to swim through a hole in the regulatory net

Genetically modified super salmon tries to swim through a hole in the ...Monterey County Weekly“The Environmental Assessment does not adequately ...

Organic rye and the controversy over GMOs

The use of genetically modified organisms (G.M.O.'s, or GE's) is a hot and volatile topic in the world of sustainable ...

The flip-flopper of the GMO debate

Mark Lynas has recently made one of the most dramatic shifts in position the food world has ever seen. Once ...

EU asks citizens to join debate on GM food

The European Union on Tuesday took the debate about genetically modified crops to the public with a survey asking citizens ...