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Former Sierra Club executive director Carl Pope renews attacks on genetic engineering

Want to know what's bad about genetic engineering? Pretty much everything, if you're Carl Pope, the Sierra Club's former leader ...
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Despite record heat wave and drought, genetic engineering will result in productive corn season

Corn farmers expected this to be a record year, the biggest since 1937. But after months with little or no ...

Are there any proven health risks associated with biotech food, articles helping to explain the confusion

Helping readers navigate the confusing controversy ...

Turks refusing to eat GM food, says Greenpeace poll

Some 83 percent of Turkish people are against consuming food from genetically modified (GM) organisms, according to a survey by ...

Projecting agricultural impacts of climate change, can GM crops help?

In a summer like this, as we watch crop conditions wither in record-setting heat and dry conditions, we might wonder ...

UK: Green Food Project opens door to GM science

The government has committed to an industry-wide debate about genetically modified (GM) foods ...

Romania and GMOs: An anti-GMO stance for Romania

Let us first state that this is not an anti-genetically modified organisms article. Given the right biotechnology, at the right ...
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“Agent Orange Corn”: NGOs skirt science, liken Dow’s new seed to Vietnam era pesticide

Researchers have developed a new variety of biotech corn that carries a natural resistance to the herbicide 2,4-D. Some NGOs ...

Beets root of fuel source

A biofuel company hopes plots of high-sugar “energy beets” will fuel an ethanol project ...

The issue that won’t go away: Farm biotechnology

Covering farm technology means being on the scene with ag biotech too. From the first days of tomatoes that had ...

Advanced techniques could propel crop improvement

Scientists could take greater strides toward crop improvement if there were wider adoption of advanced techniques used to understand the ...

GMO mosquitoes saving lives in Brazil

When it comes to life or death, genetically modified organisms win out over leaving the environment untouched, and those with ...
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Climate change drives salmon evolution

Salmon DNA records stretching back over 30 years show that nature has increasingly selected for fish that migrate from the ...

GM canola contamination leads to court showdown

Australia's system of organic certification will come under intense scrutiny when two neighbouring farmers do battle in the Western Australian ...

Yak genome provides new insights into high altitude adaptation

Scientists have completed the genomic sequence and analyses of a female domestic yak, which provides important insights into understanding mammalian ...
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Scientists develop genetically modified dairy cows

Chinese scientists have genetically modifying dairy cows to produce milk with different properties, the U.K.’s Daily Mail reports ...

Melon genome obtained

A consortium of nine research centres has obtained the melon genome, a horticultural specie with high economic value around the ...

France’s Le Foll to keep biotech-crops ban, Le Monde says

French Agriculture Minister Stephane Le Foll wants to keep the country’s moratorium on existing genetically-modified crops, Le Monde said, citing ...

Cloned meat, milk as safe as traditional: EU Food Agency

Europe's food safety regulator said Thursday that food products like milk and meat from cloned farm animals are just as ...
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GM food protest

SPORTING bakers' hats, aprons and wooden spoons, a coach-load of Totnes residents joined a national protest in Harpenden, Hertsfordshire, against ...

GM food labelling poses many questions

While the new Labelling and Adver- tising of Foodstuffs Regulations (GN R146), which came into effect in March, is offering ...

Canada: Growers say survey shows consumers oppose GM

Orchardists in Okanaga say they have all the evidence they need to fight the introduction of GM fruit. A national ...

Call to push GM crops to boost farm output

The need for the application of new technologies to increase farm output and seed yields, including genetically modified crops, was ...

Commentary: GMO grass mix-up is embarrassing

Last week, reports flew through over the internet and the social media universe that cows in Texas were dying from ...
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GM maize more environmentally friendly than conventional

Spain, one European country that favors genetically modified (GM) crops, claims that transgenic maize is more environmentally friendly than the ...

Nigeria: Stakeholders challenge President Jonathan over agricultural biotechnology law

Stakeholders including members of the National Assembly have berated President Goodluck Jonathan over his inability to assent into law till ...

Nigeria: ‘Nigeria needs biotechnology to avoid starvation’

The chairman Senate Committee on Capital Market, Senator Ayoade Ademola Adeseun, has said Nigeria needs biotechnology to save it from ...
Huh? Activists embrace new foods mutated with toxic chemicals and radiation, reject safe GMOs

Huh? Activists embrace new foods mutated with toxic chemicals and radiation, reject safe GMOs

Anti-GMO campaigners take no issue with new crops created by soaking seeds or tissues in toxic chemicals or subjecting them ...