Grocery Manufacturer’s Association seeks ‘natural’ label for GMOs

The trade organization representing the nation’s largest food and beverage companies wants permission to label as “natural” products that contain ...

EU Commission renews bid to ban food from cloned animals

The European Commission again proposed a ban on food and products from cloned animals, two years after rejecting a similar ...

Hartford Courant editorial slams GMO labeling bill

The GMO labeling bill recently signed by Connecticut’s governor is an unnecessary, feel-good measure that has little to do with ...

Activist researcher who destroyed GM potoatoes reinstated after no violence pledge

A researcher who was fired by Leuven University because she took part in protests against genetically modified crops has been ...

Whole Foods drops Chobani Greek-style yogurt in anti GMO effort

Whole Foods says that as of early next year, its stores will no longer stock Chobani, a Greek yogurt brand ...

Maine governor says he will sign GMO labeling bill

Maine Governor Paul LePage has confirmed that he will sign a bill to require food producers to label products that ...

Field trials of GM oranges show promise in the fight against citrus-greening

Field trials of oranges genetically modified to contain a gene found in spinach are showing promise in resisting citrus greening—a ...

Monsanto has no influence on research by its fellowship recipients

Anti-GMO activists claim that research funded by Monsanto is biased, but no one has ever asked a Monsanto-funded researcher what ...

With GMO ban in place in Hawaii County, and citrus greening disease threatening, what does future hold

A few days ago, we learned that the Florida citrus industry, which has lost more than a million acres to ...

US urges timely action by China on GM corn approvals

At least three shipments of corn have been rejected by Chinese officials, on the grounds that they contain an unapproved ...

Fast growing, pest resistant GE poplar tree could revolutonize paper industry

Scientists at Oregon State University have developed a pest-resistant, faster-growing poplar tree that could be “especially useful in the paper ...

GM crop field trials cleared in India despite government official’s reservations

Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan of Maharashtra has cleared “no objection certificates” for confined field trials of several genetically modified crops, ...

GM technology an aid in the ‘long, hard fight’ against Texas boll weevil

The boll weevil eradication program in Texas, combined with the use of genetically modified cotton varieties, has resulted in a ...

With GM approval in Russia on the horizon, activist scientists call for 10 year moratorium

In an attempt to block the introduction of GM crops in Russian, an anti-GMO activist scientist organization is calling for ...

Nurse-mom endorses non-browning GM apples, provokes torrent of criticism

Studies have found that children are more likely to eat sliced fruit than whole fruit. But like many mothers, Sarah, ...

Whole Foods GMO labeling requirements could alienate food suppliers

With its voluntary GMO-labeling program that will be introduced in full by 2018, Whole Foods “will no doubt bolster its ...

Are GM seed companies engaging in ‘cigarette science’?

Anti-GMO activists often like to accuse the biotech industry of conspiring a “cover up” akin to the tobacco industry’s cover-up ...

Fascinating science behind development of Bt eggplant

Bt eggplant, which is genetically modified to produce an insecticidal protein, is safe to consume and can protect eggplant from ...

Fear of pesticides and GMOs may drive out Kauai’s biotech industry

Kauai’s GM seed industry, which plays a “significant” role in Kauai’s economy, has been facing obstacles recently—namely the fear of ...

Former EPA scientist: GMOs are not an improvement

The promise that genetic modification of crops is an “immensely beneficial technology” is “inaccurate, misleading and biased,” writes Ramon Seidler, ...

Ghana has ‘no option’ but to adopt GM technology

Ghana will adopt the use of genetically modified crops, says the Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Joe ...

Grocery industry calls on FDA to define ‘natural’ to include GM food

The Grocery Manufacturers Association has called on the Food and Drug Administration to define the ‘natural’ claim on food labels ...

China Food Fight: GMOs in crosshairs as grassroots suspicion of US simmers

The anti-GMO sentiment in China has been gaining traction as many activists “describe their cause as patriotic.” Students looking for ...

Concerns raised over ‘Franken-carnations’

The UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has raised concerns over the use of ornamental carnations in ...

Anti-GMO activists continue to promote retracted Séralini study

The anti-biotech community “has simply dismissed that the scientific integrity of the now-retracted [Séralini] study was ever in doubt,” writes ...

Venezuela targeted in activist fight against GM crops in South America

Venezuela is on the “front lines” of a significant resistance in South America to genetically modified crops. While several South ...

View from France: Can Europe overcome its reflexive anti-GMO bias?

Genetically modified organisms have almost become taboo in Europe. There is only one GMO cultivated in the European Union--Mosanto's MON810 ...
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What happened when an organic farmer visited the ‘evil empire’ Monsanto?

After organic farmer Rob Wallbridge wrote a blog post earlier this year about the acrimonious tenor of the national debate ...