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Viewpoint: From Non-GMO to gluten-free, ‘fake transparency’ in food labeling offers little but higher prices

At what point does food labeling become less about transparency and more about marketing strategy? A new federal law mandating ...
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CRISPR wine and beer? Rose, honey flavor-producing yeast gene identified

When you taste a wine or beer that calls up the flavor of rose or honey think phenylethyl acetate; it’s ...
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Non-celiac gluten sensitivity may actually be caused by fructan

Although only one percent of the population are affected by celiac disease, gluten-free diets have become a major food trend ...
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US District Court dismisses lawsuit claiming GMO foods shouldn’t carry ‘natural’ label

On October 25, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts dismissed a consumer class action under Massachusetts law, ...
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European farmers: Finding replacement for glyphosate is no easy task

As European politicians move toward blocking the use of glyphosate, farmers there are facing the prospect of using less-effective replacements ...
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Survey showing health benefits from non-GMO diet? ‘The misinformation is staggering’

It was the stuff of anti-GMO activists' dreams: A “peer-reviewed” paper, published in a scientific-looking journal with an impressive title, detailing ...
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Monsanto v. Arkansas: Dispute over dicamba herbicide drift damage moves to the courtroom

A fight over one of the most powerful new weapons against hard-to-kill weeds, developed by agricultural giant Monsanto Co., is spilling into the ...
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Small artisanal farms might not be our environmental salvation

[Cricket flour] was the first note of a dinner set up by the Breakthrough Institute, a pro-technology environmental think tank, in order ...
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Trade disruption: Fears grow that EU glyphosate herbicide ban could upend global food markets

A possible glyphosate ban entails the risk of trade disruption to food imports from third countries, in case the EU ...
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GMO tomato created with dramatically higher vitamin levels, antioxidant properties

The School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, the University of Hong Kong (HKU), in collaboration with the Institut de ...
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Innovation meets precaution: NGO delay tactics hinder gene-editing revolution in Europe

Does today’s fear of potential risks caused by GMO make us unable to carry out necessary actions for a better ...
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How glyphosate became the world’s most popular weedkiller

Since it was introduced in the United States in 1974 by pesticides and seed maker Monsanto as Roundup, the use ...
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Indian farmers growing unapproved herbicide-resistant GMO soybeans, farmers union says

For the first time, illegal cultivation of a genetically modified (GM) food crop — GM Soyabean — which is herbicide ...
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Partial ban of dicamba herbicide approved by Arkansas Plant Board

An Arkansas regulatory panel voted Wednesday [Nov. 8] to ban the use of an herbicide for part of next year ...
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Neonicotinoid, chlorpyrifos insecticides impact bird migration, study finds

"Studies on the risks of neonicotinoids have often focused on bees that have been experiencing population declines. However, it is ...
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Brazil farmers group asks court to cancel Monsanto GMO soybean seed patent

Soybean growers in Mato Grosso, Brazil’s largest producing state, have asked a court to cancel Monsanto’s Intacta RR2 PRO patent ...
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Omega-3 fish oil from a plant? GMO camelina could offer sustainable alternative

The distant relative of rapeseed could solve one of the problems faced by fish farms -- growing fish with the ...
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Artificial selection: 10 non-GMO crops that don’t look anything like their wild counterpart

Genetically modified foods are a big source of debate these days. Some don’t want anything to do with modern GMOs, ...
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NGO opposition to GMO, gene-edited crops not rooted in emotion and dogma, research suggests

In 2016, 107 Nobel Laureates signed an open letter calling on Greenpeace to desist from campaigning against agricultural biotechnology and ...
UK backs complete EU ban of neonicotinoid insecticides, citing harm to pollinators

UK backs complete EU ban of neonicotinoid insecticides, citing harm to pollinators

The UK will back a total ban on insect-harming pesticides in fields across Europe, the environment secretary, Michael Gove, has ...
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Organic farmer’s plea for a better relationship between organic, conventional farming

An organic farmer speaks out on the similarities between conventional and organic--and the benefits farmers can receive from using both ...
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Stalemate continues: EU fails to agree on glyphosate herbicide renewal as deadline looms

An EU vote has failed to resolve a controversy over the use of glyphosate, the world's biggest-selling weedkiller. ... The ...
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IARC rejects US House science committee’s request to testify on glyphosate cancer report scandals

The International Agency for Research on Cancer will not comply with a House science committee's request related to the agency's conclusions on ...
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‘We are those farmers’: Why you shouldn’t villainize farmers who use GMOs—or the food they grow

[Editor's note: Kate Lambert and her husband grow corn and soybeans in Brookfield, Mo.] We are those farmers they want you ...
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Bernie Sanders, 10 Senate Democrats push USDA for ‘consumer-friendly’ GMO label

Senate Democrats are pushing the Agriculture Department to create a labeling standard for products made with genetically modified organisms (GMO) that ...
Large long-term farm study finds no statistically significant cancer link to glyphosate herbicide

Large long-term farm study finds no statistically significant cancer link to glyphosate herbicide

A large long-term study on the use of the big-selling weedkiller glyphosate by agricultural workers in the United States has ...
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Buying local, organic food won’t shrink your carbon footprint—but here’s what can

If you're paying more for local and organic groceries because you care about the environment, here's some bad news: science ...
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