An all-out war over lab-food labeling

For more than a decade, almost all processed foods in the U.S. -- cereals, snack foods, salad dressings -- have ...

The GM scientists’ risky strategy that won public support

The phrase "Frankenfood" entered tabloid English at the turn of the last century when protesters, backed by the green movement, ...

French ban of Monsanto GM maize rejected by EU

France's attempt to ban the planting of a Monsanto strain of genetically modified maize was rejected by the EU's food ...

A genetic cure for tomato rot

Gardeners are all too familiar with the experience. You plant a handful of shriveled sand-colored tomato seeds, urge them out ...

Asia’s stinkiest fruit gets genetic makeover

Some liken it to heaven. Some liken it to a sack full of spoiled onions and jock straps. But durian, ...

Rights group aims to stop killing of Canada GMO pigs

A U.S. animal rights group hopes to save a herd of genetically modified pigs from early deaths after funding dried ...

FDA okays GMO carrot for rare Gaucher disease

The US Food & Drug Admin. just approved a drug made from genetically modified carrots to treat Gaucher, a rare ...

Squaring the genetically modified crop circle

CONTROVERSY over genetically modified wheat is building to what seems likely to be confrontation in the UK on 27 May ...

Nigeria: Activists flay genetically modified food

Environmental activists under the auspices of the 'Friends of the Earth Nigeria' have condemned the attempt by multinational agricultural companies ...

Singapore firm reveals new GM biofuel crop

Singapore-based bioenergy company JOil has announced a new genetically modified strain of the jatropha plant which produces a higher quality ...

Professor argues that people will starve to death because of anti-GM zealotry

In 1968 Paul Ehrlich wrote in his book The Population Bomb that “mass starvation” due to “burgeoning population growth” was ...

Singapore firm reveals new GM biofuel crop

Singapore-based bioenergy company JOil has announced a new genetically modified strain of the jatropha plant which produces a higher quality ...

Richmond passes ban on genetically engineered crops

Richmond council has passed a motion banning genetically modified plants and crops from being grown in the city, the first ...

Africa’s First Sustainable Biofuel Plant Opens in Mozambique – Triple Pundit

Today marked the grand opening of the largest industrial park in Mozambique -and it’s got a sustainable edge to boot ...

GM crops: Protesters go back to the battlefields

A decade ago anti-GM protesters tore up fields and Britain roundly rejected so-called 'Frankenfood'. Now, as researchers trial new crops, ...

Researchers find gene that boosts sugar beet yields

A European team of researchers has discovered a gene with the potential to increase sugar beet yields. Presented in the ...

U.S. Embassy partners to organize agricultural biotechnology workshop to promote awareness about GMOs

Funded by the International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, the workshop aims to create awareness of the bio-safety of ...

Dairy producers gain access to new genetic testing services

Canada’s dairy producers have long recognized the benefits of identifying desired genetic traits in their herds. Now, with the creation ...

Swaziland moving towards GM crop farming

SEA in partnership with the University of Swaziland, took the media on an educational tour of genetically modified crops in ...

Expert calls for expedition of the implementation of Biosafety Law in Ghana

Mr. Kwame Dei Asamoah-Okyere, Head of the Biosafety Unit of the Food and Drugs Board, on Wednesday called for a ...

Video: Farmers and researchers discuss GMOs

Farmers and experts from around the world discuss their experiences with genetically modified food crops. View video discussion about biotechnology ...

Healthy, risk-free biotech crops pushed

The Biotechnology Coalition of the Philippines (BCP) has reaffirmed its commitment to push for the adoption of biotech crops that ...
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Video: Debate about GM crops reignites

The genetic modification of plants has been back in the news recently as scientists at Rothamsted Research conduct an open ...

Number of GM field trials in Europe in decline

The number of applications for experimental field trials with GM plants in Europe is steadily decreasing, new figures show. The ...

Man faces GM wheat break-in charges

A 50-year-old man has been charged with criminal damage after an incident at a research centre where a trial of ...

Stringent GMO regulatory system urged by anti-GM group

MANILA, Philippines -- International environment group Greenpeace urged a strict scrutiny of regulators of GMO (genetically-modified organism) products being introduced ...

GM products imported into Swaziland illegally

Despite the fact that Swaziland does not have a bio-safety law, genetically modified (GM) products are being imported into the ...

Food prices can go up if transgenic is refused

Considerations by one of the most important supermarket chains in the United Kingdom. Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc, one of the ...