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Anti-GM ‘ambulance chasers’ poised to enter ‘litigation heaven’ if Prop 37 passes

The American Medical Association agrees with the USDA and wrote two months ago, "There is no scientific justification for special ...
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“Big Organic” outspends pro-GM forces in California labeling fight

Both the 'yes' and 'no' side of the California GMO labeling controversy have been fundraising to raise money for the ...

Would the GMO labeling measure block labeling foods as ‘natural’?

The use of the phrase "natural" on everything from peanut butter to orange juice could be imperiled by a statewide ...

Labeling GMOs: The potential effects of the California labeling initiative

As consumers, we already eat (and have been eating for decades) genetically engineered crops such as wheat, corn and soy, ...

Wal-Mart takes a stance on GM food

Everything Wal-Mart does is closely watched. Any action taken by the world’s largest retailer can cause ripples up and down ...

Nigeria: Pressure mounts on President to sign biosafety bill

STAKEHOLDERS in the agriculture and research business have resolved not to relent in their resolve to explore biotechnology to improve ...

GMOs may become a necessity for Kazakhstan

Genetically modified products may become a necessity for Kazakhstan, Tengrinews.kz reports citing Director General of Kazakhstan National Biotechnologies Center Yerlan ...

Indonesia: Will GM crops help feed the poor?

At least one-third of Indonesia’s babies and toddlers below two years old are stunted as a result of being severely ...

GM food poses no risk, says EU chief scientist

Anne Glover said there was no evidence GMs had any impact on human, environmental or animal health and said science ...

The economics of GM food labels

View the full report from the International Food Policy Research Institute to understand their position on the possible GM food ...

The importance of getting educated on GMOs

Organic, free-range, grass-fed — you need a dictionary just to get around the grocery store aisles these days. Products are ...

Anti-GM campaigners tour New Zealand to warn of alleged GM dangers

Two Australian farmers are warning New Zealanders to make sure their country remains free of genetically engineered and modified organisms ...

Anti-GM view on GMO corn on supermarket shelves

Not everyone is as excited about GM sweet corn coming to supermarket shelves as Walmart is. The supermarket giant recently ...
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High hopes for drought-resistant corn

The United States is having one of the worst droughts recorded in over 50 years. More than three-quarters of U.S ...

Africa: Are Nigerians afraid of GMOs?

Nigerians are still apprehensive of Genetically Modified foods despite the fact that they are safe for consumption, the National Agricultural ...

Year-long argument over GMO canola ends in Oregon

Attempting to end a years-long argument no one was winning, the Oregon Department of Agriculture decided to expand the areas ...

African biotech specialist disputes concerns over GMOs

At a recent conference on biotechnology held in Accra, Ghana, Professor Jonathan Padi Tetteh stated that GM foods pose no ...

Can green vegetables kill cancer genes?

In a breakthrough study, researchers have uncovered how green vegetables fight diseases. Numerous studies have found cruciferous vegetables such as ...

GMOs: “The controversy is really curious to scientists”: Video Interview

When you hear the words genetically modified organism, GMO, or gen-mod food, what is your initial reaction? Does the thought ...

Anti GMO activists angry about pesticides corporations’ funding effort to stop GMO labeling

With the California general election less than four months away, pesticide manufacturers gave more than $750,000 [Update: this number has ...

GMO controversy follows patterns of other science scares: What are the consequences?

The debates about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) echo other science related stories, particularly the discussion of whether food makers should ...

Africa: The next frontier for GM crops?

Recent forecasts indicate that the current century could be the hungriest on record, with the global population estimated to increase ...

Organics activist Ronnie Cummins lashes out at biotech industry, urges California labeling initiative

Ronnie Cummins, an organics activist, vilifies GMOs and the biotech industry in his op ed. Cummins claims that the food ...

Activists accuse Monsanto of trying to “end run” GMO restrictions

Activists accuse Monsanto of a "quiet coup" regarding various activities, including the 2012 Farm Bill, which activists claim will allow ...

Dietary recommendations based on genetics seen as more credible than general dietary guidance

An increasing number of consumers regard dietary recommendations based on genetics as being more credible than general dietary advice, according ...

Wal-Mart to sell genetically modified sweet corn

Rejecting entreaties from consumers and activists, Wal-Mart says it plans to sell a new crop of genetically modified sweet corn ...

Anti biotech activists claim that “GM ‘cure’ threatens to be much worse than any agricultural disease”

“I KNOW an old lady who swallowed a fly” — we all know the song from our childhood, but what ...

California gene-altered food campaigns draw $4.3 million

A campaign to make California the first state to require labeling of genetically modified foods has raised $2.3 million in ...