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Ghana’s Christian leaders join GMO debate, with some vouching for the technology’s goodness

Christian leaders in Ghana have joined the debate on whether the country should adopt genetically modified (GM) crops, with some ...
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Want a more sustainable food system? Convince young westerners to eat insects

The rapidly changing climate and an expanding global population are serious risks for worldwide food security. Edible insects have a ...
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Farmer’s open letter to skeptical consumers: We know science, glyphosate and GMOs are safe, and we need both to fight climate change

 Despite repeated assurances from the mainstream science community that our food supply is safe, many consumers remain highly skeptical of ...
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Scare talk: Are GMOs, pesticides and antibiotics making conventional food unsafe?

The Dirt: Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue recently cautioned Americans not to fear their food. That’s an amazing thing for any ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Doctrinal’ objections to GMO crops shouldn’t trump science amid farmer protests in India

Agriculture is one sector that has been not just been completely bypassed by economic reforms but also by innovations in ...
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Viewpoint: Why Monsanto’s pro-GMO ‘crusade’ to win the millennial generation failed

Monsanto has been a lightning rod for people’s views on food, the food system, global health, and war since well ...
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Low trust in government tech regulation fuels consumer doubt about GMOs, gene editing

Trust in governance is at an all-time low. Experts trace a first major decline in trust back to the 1970s, ...
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Viewpoint: Farmers use glyphosate to grow healthy crops, not because ‘Big Ag’ makes them

Until the public sees agriculture and the agricultural landscape for what it is and quits calling a circle a square, ...
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Podcast: As more US farmers retire, here’s how to recruit a new generation of growers to feed us

Is farming for the aging? While Paul McCartney ponders, “Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when ...
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Monsanto and ‘Big Ag’ strangle American farming? Sanders, Warren likely to attack conventional agriculture, promote organics at Democratic debates

This week's opening round of debates threatens to fall shockingly short on science ...
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Podcast: Meet Mary Mangan—the biologist who crashes anti-GMO events and debunks junk science on Twitter

Mangan discusses her unique approach to spreading science literacy ...
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US college cafeterias, restaurants could be first to serve controversial GMO AquAdvantage salmon

Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny ...
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Genetic engineering goes to Hollywood: 10 movies you’ll love and more that you’ll hate

Get to know 26 films and TV shows that feature gene editing ...
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Podcast: Remembering Rosalind Franklin: The overlooked scientist who helped discover the DNA double helix

Everyone knows that Watson and Crick discovered the structure of DNA. But fewer are aware of the contribution of Rosalind ...
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Video: Year-long experiment of eating expired food raises doubts about ‘sell by’ dates

Last year, Mom’s Organic Market founder and chief executive Scott Nash did something many of us are afraid to do: ...
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Impossible Foods rebuffs activist Vandana Shiva’s ‘illogical, ironic’ plant-based GMO burger boycott

For decades, Vandana Shiva has been an outspoken activist against genetic engineering and the products that result from it, such ...
Bayer owns the global food supply? Seed company mergers haven't inflated prices, stifled innovation, study shows

Bayer owns the global food supply? Seed company mergers haven’t inflated prices, stifled innovation, study shows

•Detailed data show that concentration in seed markets varies strongly across crops and countries. •There is no clear evidence of ...
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Crops produced with mutagenesis misleadingly labeled ‘non-GMO’ in Germany, biotech industry trade group says

According to research by [Germany's Free Democratic Party] and the genetic engineering-friendly association “Forum Grüne Reason” (FGV), many foods labeled ...
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Facing escalating legal costs defending Monsanto’s Roundup, Bayer invests $5.6 billion in alternative herbicide research

Germany's Bayer sought to repair its reputation on [June 14] after damage caused by U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate ...
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Viewpoint: Consumers shouldn’t trust paid anti-GMO activists over independent biotech experts

Despite the benefits of GMOs, 80% of respondents to the 2018 Food and Health Survey Report from the International Food Information ...
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Kind Bar attacks pro-organic rival Clif Bar for ‘disguising’ sugar in its recipe

Kind’s latest salvo against Clif Bar is another sign that their ongoing rivalry for a bigger slice of the $5 billion ...
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Impossible Foods defends use of GMO soy in plant-based burger to stand out from competitors

As ingredient choices made by ‘next-generation’ plant-based meat brands attract more scrutiny, with some making a virtue of using peas ...
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Video: ‘Technology freedom—we want, we want’: Farmers protest India’s GMO crop restrictions

5,000 farmers in India staged a protest to demand access to GMO crops, with some risking up to five years ...
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Dannon Yogurt accused of misleading consumers about its sustainability commitment with ‘non-GMO’ claim

Dannon announced with great fanfare last year a “sweeping commitment for sustainable agriculture, more natural ingredients, and greater transparency,” with ...
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Viewpoint: The ‘assault on science’ and human welfare by eco-activists who reject agricultural technology as ‘corporate subterfuge’

a dangerous anti-science mindset is cementing itself into our problem-based policy approaches ...
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Never swayed by science? Why arguing with anti-GMO activists could strengthen their skepticism

Genetic engineering is revolutionizing crop farming, bringing benefits to farmers, the environment and consumer health. Its opponents, however, are not ...
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Mike Adams’ Natural News anti-GMO and conspiracy site banned from Facebook

Natural News has nearly 3 million Facebook followers, more than Infowars and Alex Jones combined before Facebook banned them from ...