Fourat Janabi discusses his transformation from anti-GMO activist to supporter of GMOs

Fourat Janabi, author of "Random Rationality: a Rational Guide to an Irrational World," sat down with Green State TV to discuss ...

Divided New Hampshire House panel recommends rejecting GMO labeling bill

On a 12-8 vote, the New Hampshire House Environment and Agriculture Committee recommended the full House kill a bill that ...

Progressive scientist on why Rachel Maddow and other liberals are dead wrong about GMOs

Harvard PhD candidate Kevin Bonham, a self-proclaimed liberal/progressive and  Whole Foods and local food shopper, writing in in his Scientific American ...

GMO label activists misjudge rural and farm sentiment

(Summary) "When the losers are crying about the election outcome afterwards and begin saying the election was bought or Democracy ...

Organic activist manifesto: Ronnie Cummins on how to demonize GMOs

Ronnie Cummins, founder and director of the Organic Consumers Association, writes on the main ways that anti-GMO activists can influence ...

Anti-GMO activists in Florida oppose GM mosquitoes to combat disease, rather risk dengue fever and pesticide use

(Summary) Residents in the Florida Keys oppose the release of a genetically modified mosquito that could reduce rates of dengue ...

Non-browing GM apples up for approval, new anti-GMO target

(Summary) Okanagan Specialty Fruits, creator of the genetically modified Arctic Apples, announced that the US Department of Agriculture has released ...

The great GMO labeling con

Marc Bellemare, assistant professor in the Department of Agriculture at the University of Minnesota, writes that the "right to know" ...

New York Times comes out against mandatory labeling, urges voluntary action

The New York Times has released an editorial coming out against mandatory GMO labeling laws like Washington's I-522, which is ...

Grocery Manufacturers to lobby feds to prempt states from requiring GMO labels

Eat Drink Politics is reporting that internal documents acquired from the Grocery Manufacturers Association reveal that the group plans to lobby ...

Richmond, California council backs GMO labeling bill

In a 5 to 2 vote the Richmond council passed a motion to begin drafting an ordinance that would require ...

British Columbia: Local politicians won’t take stance in GMO debate

North Okanagan politicians want assurances genetically modified organisms are safe, but they won't wade into the contentious debate of whether ...

Kauai County councilmembers bicker over GMO and pesticide fact-finding group, await state input

A Kauai City Council subcommittee has been tasked with building a group to assess pesticide and GMO use on the ...

Activists should target “Big Ag,” not GMOs

In response to Washington State's rejection of I-522 to label genetically engineered foods, Guardian's environmental writer Richard Schiffman believes that the energy ...

China’s GMO debate stuck in ‘stalemate’ between scientists and anti-GMO activists

The debate in China over expanding the use of genetically modified crops has reached a stalemate. Analysts say that despite ...

Evidenced by failure of I-522, “money talks” also applies to food politics

"Can money buy elections? Apparently so," says Marion Nestle, NYU professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, in response ...

GMOs worsen farmer economic status, says prominent anti-GMO activist

Anti-GMO activist and founding director of Navdanya Research Foundation for Science, Technology, and Ecology Vandana Shiva writes: The debate over ...

GM crops ban to be extended in South Australia

South Australia will extend a moratorium on genetically modified crops until at least 2019. SA is the only mainland state ...

GM food-labeling fight may be shifting to legislatures

The battle to label genetically engineered foods won’t be stalled by the defeat of Washington Initiative 522, but the arena ...

Genetically modified ‘golden rice’ coming to Philippines by 2016

The first genetically-modified rice to be commercially available could be approved for production in the Philippines in two to three ...

European Anti-GMO “resistance industry” threatens biosecurity in Tanzania

Scientists are attempting to combat food security issues in Tanzania with genetically modified crops, writes Sharon Schmickle in The Guardian. "African ...

After I-522 defeat, Natural News’ Mike Adams says ‘democracy doesn’t work,’ anti-GMOers should ‘go for their corporate throats’

Anti-GMO activist Mike Adams, founder of Natural News, issued a tirade in reaction to the I522 defeat. "The Grocery Manufacturers ...

EU Commission recommends approval for Europe’s third ever GM crop

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday that governments approve only the third ever genetically modified crop for cultivation in Europe, ...

Foodie critic atttacks Scientific American’s anti-labeling editorial

In a Civil Eats post responding to Scientific American's anti-labeling editorial, Ralph Loglisci, former Project Director for the Johns Hopkins Healthy ...

‘Battle Royale’ over Hawaii County’s anti-GMO Bill 113 throws dark cloud over farmers

Scientists are worried that their research will be negatively impacted if the Hawaii County Council approves Bill 113, which would ...

Most Americans pay little attention to genetically modified foods, survey says

A national survey shows that most Americans pay little attention to the debate over genetically modified foods, despite extensive media ...

Vatican strongly endorses GMOs as tool to help world’s poor

The Vatican's Pontifical Academy of Sciences had convened a select group of 40 scientific experts from around the world to ...

EU farming groups express concerns about overly restrictive GMO regulations

The restrictions on growing GM crops in the European Union are greater than anywhere else in the world. Efforts to ...