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Cheerios anti-GM attacks demonstrate a need for food transparency

General Mills' Cheerios Facebook Page Morphs into an Anti-GMO CampaignTriple PunditConsumers focused on the issue of transparency and right-to-know, and ...

Anti-GM activists rally in India

Campaign against genetically modified food products takes rootTimes of IndiaCHANDIGARH: Even as MNCs are trying to woo various state governments ...

Vermont ‘prioritizes’ GMO food labeling law

Debate over GMO labeling law in VermontWCAXWhen University of Vermont student Danielle Piraina heads to the grocery store, she steers ...

Indian farmer calls for access to biotechnology

Farming in India has reached a very crucial phase.  In a scenario of rising consumption needs and aspirations, and dwindling ...

Costa Rica battles Monsanto over GMO corn

(NaturalNews) With the exception of about 1,000 acres of land that have been devoted to the cultivation of transgenic crops ...

How to build a better tomato using genetics

Since plants were first grown for food, farmers, and more recently plant breeders, have selected their best plants, saved the ...

China sacks three officials for GMO rice test

China sacks three officials for GMO rice test: XinhuaNBCNews.com (blog)By Reuters. China has fired three officials for testing genetically modified ...

Can the damage from agenda-driven junk science be undone?

But can the damage from the Seralini corn study be undone? It is far more probable that this “cancer link” ...

Agrochemical industry interest in GMOs “threatens independent science”

Today, independent science is threatened with extinction. While this is true in every field, it is the field of food ...

Costa Rica: March against Monsanto GMOs reaches San Jose, decision stalled

After a one week, 200-kilometer journey which began in Gauancaste, marchers fighting against a plan that would introduce genetically modified ...

Crop contamination from GMOs: USDA suggests sticking small farmers with the bill

A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) advisory board has developed a roadmap on how farmers whose crops become cross-contaminated by ...

GMO regulation: Politicians meddling with little regard for science

Be it salmon, eggplant or BPA, the United States, India or France, politicians have insinuated themselves into the regulatory process ...

Just Label It Campaign Urges Congress to Dump the Biotech Rider

Just Label It Campaign Urges Congress to Dump the Biotech RiderSacramento BeeWASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national campaign ...

‘Frankenfish’ may never make it to your plate

'Frankenfish' may never make it to your plateNBCNews.com (blog)And scientists worry that its experience with the FDA's lengthy review process ...

GMO corn may save us from climate change food issues

If we will need climate-resistant corn and other food production plants sooner rather than later, applying a genetic-analysis method used ...

Dr. Oz called out for being too moderate

There has been a firestorm of activity concerning Dr. Oz following his publication of an opinion piece in TIME Magazine ...

Supreme Court will review crucial biotech seed patent case

Supreme Court will review crucial biotech seed patent caseWestern Farm PressMonsanto Co., has created substantial discussion agriculture regarding the scope ...

More action on GMO labels expected next year

Source – Feedstuffs By Rod Smith Date – Dec 1, 2012 Website – www.feedstuffsfoodlink.com Californians may have voted against a ...
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Scientists torn over Kenya’s recent GM food ban

Nature.comScientists torn over Kenya's recent GM food banNature.comA cabinet meeting chaired by Kenya's president, Mwai Kibaki, this month (8 November), ...
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Cheerios removes app during fury of anti-GMO backlash

According to Ballot Pedia, General Mills donated $1,135,300 for No on Proposition 37 in order to keep their products from ...

Biotechnology is vital to Africa’s strategic interests

By Calestous Juma Global food politics is riddled with paradoxes. While threats to global food security are becoming increasingly evident, ...

Kenya’s ban on GM foods is a big blow to biotech research

Research institutions, Universities and consumers are biggest losers in a new directive by the Government to ban trade and importation ...

Anti-GMO hoax targets Kaiser-Permanente health group

Last night, a large number of web sites proudly announced that the Kaiser-Permanente health group had advised its subscribers to ...

India: The growing doubt over GM crops

[T]he central character of Indian agriculture, the farmer, is a pitiable picture, with the burdens of ever increasing cost of ...

Dr. Oz “denigrates” organic consumers

In Time magazine, Dr. Mehmet Oz, who once told millions of viewers, "I want you to eat organic foods" and ...

Are genetically modified crops finally on their way out of India?

Predictably, the recommendation by an experts’ panel appointed by the Supreme Court - that trials of genetically modified (GM) crops ...

Ethanol could increase corn prices and exacerbate climate change

The Biofuels Mandate and US Corn PricesCO2 Science MagazineIn a paper recently published in Nature Climate Change, Diffenbaugh et al ...

Pressure mounts for retraction of GM crop-cancer study

Pressure mounts for retraction of GM crop-cancer studyNew Scientist (blog)The EFSA concluded that the researchers, led by Gilles-Eric Séralini of ...