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In battle over Prop. 37, a tale of two farms

Wall Street JournalIn battle over Prop. 37, a tale of two farmsSan Jose Mercury NewsThe incendiary issue is at the ...

We’re all wearing the same genes

We're all wearing the same genesBiofortifiedWhile the similarities between organisms were originally determined by examining physical characteristics from bones to ...

Whole Foods suffers second thoughts on Prop. 37

Whole Foods suffers second thoughts on Prop. 37 By Wayne Lusvardi, Calwatchdog, 10/30/12 The campaign over Proposition 37 isn't as ...

Supreme Court refuses to ban open field trials of GM crops

Supreme Court refuses to ban open field trials of GM crops, next hearing on ...Economic TimesHearing a public interest litigation ...
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Scientists confirm safety and benefits of genetically modified crops

There is widespread agreement among scientists that genetically modified plants are not only safe, but also better for the environment ...

As its lead dissipates, Prop 37 advocates launch TV campaign

With Californians divided on whether mandatory labeling of genetically engineered food is a good idea, the campaign in favor of ...

Why this health-conscious foodie won’t vote for Prop. 37

I thought I’d be first in line to vote yes on Proposition 37, which would require labels on (most) food ...

Agribiotech moratorium will harm Indian farmers most, warn scientists

Perceiving a grim picture, scientists at the weekend referred to the recommendations of the Technical Expert Committee (TEC) appointed by ...

American Association for the Advancement of Science says ‘no’ to GM labeling

This election season, Californians are being served up gargantuan helpings of advertising about a proposal to require food in the ...

India: Supreme Court declines to restrain GM crops’ field trials

The Supreme Court Monday declined to restrain the government from going ahead with the open field trials of the GM ...

Science group opposes labeling of genetically modified foods

As California and other states consider ballot initiatives that would require the labeling of genetically modified foods, the American Assn ...

Prop 37 judgment day upon us

The No on 37 campaign is having an impact, especially the television ads with California doctors asking voters to reject ...
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Bolivia enacts Law of Mother Earth and GMO ban

President Evo Morales enacted the Law of Mother Earth and Integral Development to Live Well. Morales issued the Law of ...

Farmers union protests genetically modified alfalfa in eastern Canada

The discourse surrounding a new genetically modified crop is heating up. The National Farmers Union is protesting the possible introduction ...

Kenyan scientist dismisses French GM study results

A leading Kenyan scientist has disputed the recent findings by a French scientist that rats that fed on Gm food ...

Prop. 37 is in dead heat

Once riding high, Proposition 37, the statewide ballot measure to label genetically engineered foods, has seen its voter support plummet ...

Papal advisory body says GM food represents provides medical benefits

The president of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences—an advisory body that is not part of the Church’s teaching authority—told the ...

GM cows used to produce milk that protects against HIV

Despite the misgivings that many people have surrounding cow’s milk, it is a good source of nutrients such as calcium ...

Would Proposition 37 really cost, or tell, consumers more?

Discussions of Proposition 37, the initiative that would require labeling of many genetically engineered foods, tend to bring up two ...

India: Ban on GM crops’ field trials not the solution, adequate regulation needed

The interim report of the Technical Expert Committee appointed by the Supreme Court for help in hearing a petition to ...

Chefs back Prop. 37 on food labeling

More than 350 top chefs this week came out in favor of Proposition 37, the initiative that calls for labeling ...

Questionable GM test ban? Debate over permitting GM foods in Indian fields is controversial on several levels

Last week a Supreme Court-mandated panel of experts that was to recommend, or ban, field trials of genetically modified (GM) ...

Groups win challenge regarding gene altered crops

A federal judge has sided with environmental groups that challenged the planting of genetically-modified crops on National Wildlife Refuges in ...
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Midwest farmers praise drought-resistant corn for good yields

With the corn harvest underway in the Midwest, farmers are evaluating the performance of new drought-resistant corn varieties after the ...
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Indian farmers protest Monsanto GM corn field trial in Haryana

Carrying banners and placards featuring monster corn, farmers protested outside the Regional Research Station where open air GM corn trials ...
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South Africa: Draft changes to GM label laws published

New draft laws will compel industry to label food containing genetically modified (GM) ingredients. This comes after a protracted row ...

GM crops to boost Malaysia’s food security

Rapid population growth, climate change, escalating food prices, diminishing agricultural land and water resources pose a serious setback in increasing ...

Scientists advance the mapping of the barley genome

In a major advance that will unlock the benefits of the mapping of the barley genome--one of the world's most ...