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India under pressure to allow GM foods

India is the second most populous country in the world and consumes agricultural produce marketed as staple food in large ...

Synthetic farm virus built in lab

A synthetic version of the Schmallenberg virus has been made in the laboratory by Scottish scientists. The research raises hopes ...

Key found in fight against farm pest diamondback moth

Scientists have uncovered the "evolutionary trick" of one of the world's worst agricultural pests, the diamondback moth. Diamondback moths wreak ...
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Monsanto versus the people

Exploiting their patent on transgenic corn, soybean and cotton, Monsanto asserts an insidious control of those agricultural industries in the ...

Safer food: New biotech uses DNA to screen for bacteria faster than ever

Chicken meat and other foods will be able to be screened for bacteria even faster and more effectively than ever, ...
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GMOs and The Mark Lynas Conversion: Round Two Roundup

The GLP digs through the fallout from Mark Lynas's public "conversion" from anti-GMO to pro-science activist ...

Politics and the poor man’s plate

Source – Defining Ideas, Hoover Institution By Henry I. Miller Date – Jan 10, 2013 Website – www.hoover.org Bureaucrats and ...

Activist farmers join Monsanto protest

Nearly 300 family farmers, activists, and members of Food Democracy Now! gathered in front of the White House today, directly ...

India urged to adopt autonomous biotech regulatory authority

Noted agricultural scientist and Rajya Sabha member M.S. Swaminathan on Tuesday stressed the need for putting in place an autonomous ...

Colorado next target of anti-biotech groups?

Several Colorado agricultural groups are on high alert for the possible introduction of new legislation targeting genetically modified crops this ...

Transgenic crops cut toxins, boost ecosystem

Environmentalists who are skeptical about genetically modified crops should think again, judging from a study published last June. Researchers reported in ...
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Two in three UK shoppers demand GM product labels

Daily MailTwo in three shoppers demand GM product labels in embarrassing consumer ...Daily MailThe FSA figures show a large majority ...
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Future of food: GMOs and test-tube burgers

As long as we keep trying to replicate the past, we’ll limit innovation. “Food nostalgia” may be ignorant and unsustainable, ...

Mark Lynas: An environmentalist’s conversion

It has been more than fifteen years since companies like Monsanto began intense efforts to export agricultural biotechnology from the ...
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The GMO debate can finally begin

Last Thursday, Mark Lynas simply stated, in measured and scientific terms, that he had changed his mind. It is a measure of ...

Counting the cost of the anti-GMO movement

There is a long and growing list of agricultural, environmental, and health improvement that "could have been" if the anti-GMO ...
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Future of food: GMOs and test-tube burgers

As long as we keep trying to replicate the past, we’ll limit innovation. “Food nostalgia” may be ignorant and unsustainable, ...

Leading anti-GMO activist’s confession: I was completely wrong to oppose GMOs

If you fear genetically modified food, you may have Mark Lynas to thank. By his own reckoning, British environmentalist helped ...
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Family farmers head to Washington to battle Monsanto in court

DigitalJournal.comFamily farmers head to Washington to battle Monsanto in courtDigitalJournal.com"Plaintiffs in this matter represent farmers and seed businesses who do ...
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Opening minds to science, technology and genetic engineering

Genetic modification is neither good nor bad. Like any technology it is a tool. Like nuclear technology, fracking or advanced ...

Why I changed my mind about GMOs

Lecture to Oxford Farming Conference, 3 January 2013 I want to start with some apologies. For the record, here and ...

GM food: British public ‘should be persuaded of the benefits’

The British public should be persuaded of the benefits of genetically modified food, the environment secretary will tell the UK's farming industry on ...

Backlash in Latin America against genetically modified food

Are genetically modified crops “Franken-foods” or the answer to global hunger and climate change? That is the dilemma dividing Latin America, ...

The GMO industry: Corporate hijacking of food and agriculture

Science has become a political football. Anyone who questions the safety of GMOs is “clueless” and indulges in “scare mongering” ...
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Biotechnology vs organics: Which is more sustainable?

Indulging in a romanticized image of the farming industry stands in the way of progress. We need a technologically sophisticated ...

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 ...