Unapproved GE wheat found in Oregon

The following is an edited excerpt. Unapproved genetically engineered wheat has been discovered in an Oregon field, a potential threat ...

GE purple tomato may help to fight cancer

The following is an edited excerpt. British scientists have created purple tomatoes that appear to protect against cancer The GM ...

Transgenics could head off ‘the end of orange juice’

The following is an edited excerpt.  Recent coverage in the national news media is reporting the very real possibility of ...

On genetically engineered food, let the market decide

The following is an edited excerpt. The movement to force the labeling of genetically engineered food is gaining momentum.  Federal ...

Biotech meets DIY hacker culture in Seattle

The following is an edited excerpt. Right now it's a storeroom filled to the ceiling with cardboard boxes and cast-off ...

UK supermarkets give green light to GE animal feed

The following is an edited excerpt. Last month three U.K. supermarkets admitted publicly that it was impossible to guarantee that ...

Science is laughing at the anti-GE movement

The following is an edited excerpt.  It is time to come clean about something that is deeply troubling to me.  ...

Philippines: Court stops field testing of GM eggplant

The following is an edited excerpt. The Court of Appeals has stopped the nationwide field testing of genetically modified eggplants ...

GM foods and Jewish law: A Rabbi’s perspective

The following is an edited excerpt. As our knowledge of our world broadens and through science we come to new ...

Court rules in favor of GE alfalfa

The following is an edited excerpt. Barring a major legal reversal, it appears that genetically engineered alfalfa is here to ...

Why the “March on Monsanto” hurts the hungry

The following is an edited excerpt.  May was March-on-Monsanto month. An array of celebrities, ranging from Danny DeVito to Dave ...

Australia: When GMO bans are lifted, premium green brands will suffer

The following is an edited excerpt.  Lifting Tasmania's ban on genetically engineered crops would devastate producers relying on green branding, ...

Anti-GMO marches stumble

The following is an excerpt. Protesters with a group calling itself “March against Monsanto Coachella Valley” staged rallies in Indio ...

Don’t Fear GM Crops, Europe!

The following is an edited excerpt.  Researchers have genetically modified crop plants to grow well in harsh environments where conventional ...

Could African crops be improved with private biotech data?

The following is an edited excerpt.  About four years ago, plant scientist Howard Yana-Shapiro learned about stunting, a result of malnutrition ...

Debunking ‘the big lie’ about genetically engineered crops

The following is an edited excerpt. Anti-GM activists will be out in full force on Saturday (25 May) for the ...

BASF, Monsanto to launch drought tolerant GM corn in 2014

The following is an edited excerpt.  BASF and Monsanto plan to commercially launch a drought-tolerant variety of genetically modified corn ...

Gorillas and the future of crop biotechnology

The following article is an edited excerpt. There are some really cool improvements coming along in several crops that have ...

Indonesia: Drought-resistant sugarcane plantation being developed

The following is an edited excerpt.  The National Genetically Modified Product Biosafety Commission (KKHPRG) recently approved the first genetically-altered sugarcane ...

Hungary’s anti-science regime destroys all GMO corn fields

Hungary has destroyed 1000 acres of maize found to have been grown with genetically modified seeds. Unlike many European Union ...

Conversion of an anti-GMO activist

The following is an edited excerpt. It's my 200th blog post and I do have much to celebrate.  The record of how ...

Biotech crops risky to consume, says former pro-GMO scientist

A decade after retiring from his job as a research scientist at Agriculture Canada, Dr. Thierry Vrain, a former promoter ...

Australia: “GMO-free” certification launched

The following is an edited excerpt.  A new certification body for genetically modified organism free (GMO-free) foods has been launched ...

How genetically modifying chestnuts could bring them back

The following is an edited excerpt.  Around the turn of the 20th century, the forests in the eastern U.S. were ...

Nutritionally enhanced biotech soybeans blocked by activists

The following is an edited excerpt.  Monsanto has joined forces with DSM to commercialize a genetically engineered soybean oil rich ...

Pathogen genome tracks Irish potato famine back to its roots

The following is an edited excerpt. The great potato famine of the 1840s was a defining event in Ireland’s recent ...

Vandana Shiva: “March against Monsanto is a march for freedom”

The following is an edited excerpt. On May 25, 2013, there will be a worldwide March against Monsanto. In this ...

Bryan Walsh: Modifying the endless debate over genetically modified crops

The following is an edited excerpt. I’ll admit—I’ve never quite understood the obsession surrounding genetically modified (GM) crops. To environmentalist ...