Top Indian science panel backs GM crops

A top scientific panel of the government has favoured introduction of more genetically modified crops in the country under strict ...

Ireland’s potatoes in GM trial spared from late blight infection

The genetically modified (GM) potatoes undergoing trial in Ireland show no sign of late blight infection and grow quite well ...

What is transgenic biotechnology all about?

Today’s genetic engineering processes, especially those used on food crops, are the subject of much contentious debate. Much of that ...

An Indian smallholder farmer speaks out: “Allow us to embrace biotechnology”

In 2009, I traveled from India to Des Moines to attend the Global Farmers Roundtable, a project of Truth about ...
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Prop 37 voter guide has confused voters and misrepresented our position, says Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The official voter information guide on California’s Proposition 37 GMO labeling initiative inaccurately states that the Academy of Nutrition and ...
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Lawyer: Prop 37 will overtake Prop 65 as a source of consumer litigation in California

Prop 37 is likely to surpass Prop 65 as a source of consumer litigation in California if the controversial GMO ...

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Scientists challenge organic backer Benbrook claims that GM crops increase pesticide spraying

The ongoing hullabaloo over the controversial Seralini study and questions about the safety of foods made from genetic modified crops ...
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Anti-GMO activists urge labeling GM foods in Ontario

As more and more evidence continues to come forward which suggests that genetically modified organisms may have adverse health effects ...
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Uphill fight waged to turn back Prop 37, says pro-GM supporter

Vote no on California’s Prop 37. Most of you will. However, we are likely to be on the losing end ...

Australian perspective on Seralini affair

By now, you may have heard that eating genetically modified (GM) corn causes cancer. That alarming news is based on ...
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Scientists increasingly support sustainability advantages of GM crops

The idea that genetic modification is in itself harmful now appears to be a minority viewpoint. Scientists are decisively coming ...

India: Will GM crops “cripple” traditional forms of farming?

In what can be a disturbing trend, agriculture experts observe that after having introduced Bt cotton successfully in the state, ...
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Biotechnology is not all about foods only: What are the other applications?

Biotechnology is not all about foods only. There is much more in store for future of mankind. Even if we ...

Transgenic grains: Incentive measures for banning GMOs in all of Europe?

The debate about the possible harmful effects of GM foods came roaring back after a French scientific research linked the ...
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Genetically engineered in California: A food label we don’t need, says pro-GM supporter

From “food miles” to farmers’ markets, it seems that consumers have never been more interested in the ways their food ...

Insects shape the genetic landscape through plant defenses

The new study, involving aphids and the broccoli-like research plant Arabidopsis thaliana, provides the first measureable evidence that this selective ...

Is the world ready for a GMO tomato?

If you would have posed that question to University of Florida tomato breeder Jay Scott back in the 1990s, he ...

Prop. 37 bad for farms, economy and families, says pro-GM supporter

Agriculture is the largest industry in California, and as a long-time Santa Maria farmer, I am deeply concerned about provisions ...
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Europe: Food safety authority delays GM study over credibility concerns

The European Food Safety Authority has stalled a dual study which linked tumours developed by test rats to potential toxicity ...

Prop 37 will subject most packaged foods to labeling, says Cornell professor

A Cornell University professor maintains most packaged foods would need to carry a genetically engineered label if California voters approve ...

Reality check: Anti-Proposition 37 ad is partially misleading

What's the charge? Henry I. Miller, a fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution who was founding director of the Food ...

Indonesia: Transgenic products safe, say scientists

After a French researcher published an alarming study on genetically modified crops, Indonesian scientists say they will scrutinize research from ...

Mosquito genetics may offer clues to malaria control

An African mosquito species with a deadly capacity to transmit malaria has a perplexing evolutionary history, according to discovery by ...

How Prop 37 will impact Midwest farmers

The old battle between seed companies and opponents of genetically engineered agriculture is being waged anew in California, where voters ...

LA Times comes out against Prop 37

There's a growing gap between what grocery shoppers think they know about their food and the reality. Those tomatoes with ...

Transgenic grains again scare Europe after misleading GM study

The debate about the possible harmful effects of GM foods came roaring back after a French scientific research linked the ...

The unintended consequences of California Prop 37

So let’s exercise our right to know. Prop 37 is widely described as a referendum to require special labels for ...