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, ...

Institute of Food Science & Technology to sponsor free food science webinar

FoodManufacture.co.uk and the Institute of Food Science & Technology are sponsoring a free public webinar on food science and technology ...

UK government’s enthusiasm for GM not matched in developing nations

Britain wants GM food to be grown commercially. After years of encouraging developing countries in Africa and elsewhere to grow them, but unable to ...

Institute of Food Science & Technology to sponsor free food science webinar

FoodManufacture.co.uk and the Institute of Food Science & Technology are sponsoring a free public webinar on food science and technology ...
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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 ...

Institute of Food Science & Technology to sponsor free food science webinar

FoodManufacture.co.uk and the Institute of Food Science & Technology are sponsoring a free public webinar on food science and technology ...

Institute of Food Science & Technology to sponsor free food science webinar

FoodManufacture.co.uk and the Institute of Food Science & Technology are sponsoring a free public webinar on food science and technology ...

Institute of Food Science & Technology to sponsor free food science webinar

FoodManufacture.co.uk and the Institute of Food Science & Technology are sponsoring a free public webinar on food science and technology ...
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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 ...

Like it or not, the future of food involves GM

With consumer demand for minimally processed, fresh-like food, it is inevitable that food ingredient innovation will step up to meet ...
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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, ...

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 ...
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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 ...
Australian debate over Seralini paper continues

Australian debate over Seralini paper continues

The Australian anti-GMO NGO Safe Food Foundation has reaffirmed its support for the much-derided Seralini paper in the wake of ...
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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 ...

Anti-GMO hoax targets Kaiser-Permanente health group

Last night, a large number of web sites proudly announced that the Kaiser-Permanente health group had advised its subscribers to ...

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 ...

Are genetically modified crops finally on their way out of India?

Predictably, the recommendation by an experts’ panel appointed by the Supreme Court - that trials of genetically modified (GM) crops ...
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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 ...

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 ...

Wheat genome decoded, scientists hope for improved food security

Scientists have unlocked key parts of the complex genetic code of wheat, one of the world's most important crops, which ...

EU rejects Seralini report linking GM maize to cancer

The EU's food safety agency definitively rejected Wednesday a bombshell French report linking genetically modified corn to cancer, saying it ...
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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 ...

GMO scare: “A lot of hype with little substance”

If an organization has an issue with a product, any product, I agree that it has the right, perhaps even ...

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 ...

Kenya issues blanket ban on GM food imports

The recent Cabinet ban on the importation of GM foods citing health risks was unfortunate. It was clear proof that ...
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