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‘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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

India: The growing doubt over GM crops

[T]he central character of Indian agriculture, the farmer, is a pitiable picture, with the burdens of ever increasing cost of ...

Dr. Oz “denigrates” organic consumers

In Time magazine, Dr. Mehmet Oz, who once told millions of viewers, "I want you to eat organic foods" and ...
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India’s GM food hypocrisy

India's relationship with genetic engineering in agriculture is in total disarray, the victim of activists' scaremongering and government pandering ...
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Defeated anti-GMO coalition resurrected as GMO Inside

Defeated at the polls in California, anti-GM forces behind Proposition 37 have resurrected their campaign under the moniker GMO Inside ...

Ethanol could increase corn prices and exacerbate climate change

The Biofuels Mandate and US Corn PricesCO2 Science MagazineIn a paper recently published in Nature Climate Change, Diffenbaugh et al ...

Human genetic diversity exploded in recent millennia

Most of the genetic quirks people carry today popped up within the last 5,000 years or so, researchers report online ...
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GM corn in Mexico: Attack on the heart of maize biodiversity

“Corn’s genetic heritage is an intangible asset for all of humanity,” said Carlo Petrini, Slow Food’s president. “We must avoid ...

India’s GM Food Hypocrisy

Source – Wall Street Journal Opinion Asia, by Henry I. Miller Date – Nov 27, 2012 Website – online.wsj.com While ...

GM crops are vital to Africa’s future

If our continent is ever going to feed itself, we’re going to have to beat the odds–and adopt the same ...

Mexico postpones GMO corn plantings

A temporary halt on the planting of GMO corn took place on Thursday, Nov. 22 as it was announced that ...

Reaction to USDA report splits along predictable lines

It held five meetings, waited until after the election, gained consensus among all but one of its members, sent off ...
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Can organics and biotech crops coexist peacefully? Organic lobbyists hope not

Big Organics is accelerating its attacks on the just released USDA Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century report, “Enchancing ...

Organic farmers condemn USDA biotech report

The final USDA report appears to heavily favor biotech farmers. While the report does state that farmers should show respect ...

Greenpeace will keep fighting GM

Greenpeace has vowed to continue campaigning against genetically modified (GM) crops in Australia, despite backlash from the farming and scientific ...