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Lobby groups want ban on GM foods lifted to boost maize stocks

The following is an excerpt. Players in the cereals and bulk storage sector are pushing to have the ban on ...

Canada: Genetically modified food is welcome innovation

The following is an excerpt. Innovation is key to keeping Canada’s agricultural sector strong and science-based regulatory systems ensure that ...

Genetic study finds Ice Age salmon refuge

The following is an excerpt. An area of coastal waters around North-West France has been identified as a site for ...

Eating GMO pickles will not turn any body part bald

The GLP apologizes for any confusion caused when we posted the satirical article mentioned below in our Daily Digest without ...

GMOs good for Africa’s development, says Harvard don

The following is an excerpt. technology and genetic engineering have the potential to do for agriculture what mobile technology has ...

Canada: Organic farmers, opposition ask feds to stall genetically-modified alfalfa sales

The following is an excerpt. Organic farmers are calling on the federal government to put the brakes on the commercial ...

Vermont: Legislators moving quickly on GMO labeling bill

The following is an excerpt. Before the Vermont House closes the legislative session sometime next month, lawmakers could still vote ...

Why Tanzania must accelerate agricultural biotechnology research

The following is an excerpt. When Dr. Joseph Ndunguru of Mikocheni Agricultural Research Institute speaks about cutting edge science, he ...

GMOs — frightening and full of possibility

The following is an excerpt. The brave new world of genetic engineering is here. And its future, while scary, is ...

Use of GM cotton linked to rise in aphid numbers

The following is an excerpt. In an unexpected trade-off, the cultivation of cotton that has been genetically engineered to reduce caterpillar damage ...

Monsato debate takes root over genetic modification of seeds

The following is an excerpt. Farmer Dale Baker of Huntsburg Township understands the growing and business sides of the farming ...

When hysteria about GMOs takes root

The following is an edited excerpt. A homeopath (which means that she’s reality-challenged to begin with), [Heidi Stevenson has] produced ...

Monsanto attacking democracy in Vermont

The following is an excerpt. Biotech industry lawyers claim federal courts will strike down mandatory state GMO labeling for three ...

Is conventional corn worth considering?

The following is an excerpt.  Carter Charles manages insects and weeds in his cornfields near Cyrus, Minn., without the benefit of ...

Alaska’s GM salmon protest comes to Prince Edward Island

The following is an excerpt. A member of Alaska's state government is meeting with P.E.I. politicians Thursday to share concerns ...

Genetically modified crops needed to ‘feed the world,’ says U.K.’s chief scientific advisor

The following is an excerpt. The case for genetically modified (GM) food is getting stronger because of its importance as ...

When a tomato is a just tomato

The following is an excerpt. Another paper comparing organic and conventional tomatoes (sort of) was published in PLOS One on ...

U.K. envoy champions GM crops

The following is an excerpt. Community attitudes towards cropping biotechnology are shifting in the European region, where resistance has been ...

Litigation is the root of the problem

The following is an edited excerpt. There has been some serious misinformation about the Farmers Assurance Provision running through the ...

If GM crops provide more food, that’s a good thing, right?

The following is an excerpt.  What drives opposition to genetically modified crops?  Well, there are a bunch of enduring myths, ...

Fears of GMOs based on ‘commercial politics’, says Gates director

The following is an excerpt. European fear of genetically modified organisms has more to do with “commercial politics than it ...

‘Gene-editing’ expected to develop disease-resistant breeds

The following is an excerpt. Scientists have developed a method of creating genetically modified animals that addresses one of the ...

Americans still wary of ‘greenwashing’, including organic labels: Harris Poll

The following is an excerpt. Concern for the environment may be increasing among Americans, but suspicion of corporate ‘greenwashing’ may ...

Wild parent spawns super salt-tolerant rice

The following is an excerpt. Farmers are set to reclaim salt-ravaged land thanks to a single rice plant born of ...

Chlamydia is killing koalas—will genetics find a cure?

The following is an excerpt. Why do some koalas die from chlamydia and an AIDS-like retrovirus whereas others manage to ...

Vermont lawmakers unlikely to resolve GMO labeling this year

The following is an excerpt. MONTPELIER, Vt. - Sen. David Zuckerman first proposed labeling requirements for food products containing genetically modified ...

Vermont food co-ops push for GMO labeling

The following is an excerpt. One of the most common questions these days among customers at Vermont’s food cooperatives is ...

Farmers would welcome policy on genetically modified seed

The following is an excerpt. The Bermuda Farmers Association has called for a new policy on genetically modified seeds following ...