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The GMO industry: Corporate hijacking of food and agriculture

Science has become a political football. Anyone who questions the safety of GMOs is “clueless” and indulges in “scare mongering” ...

Banning GM foods: Is it ethical to deny a hungry child a meal because of theoretical risks?

In declaring a sweeping ban on all genetically modified products, the government unwittingly invoked the Hyderabad Declaration made during the ...

Governments must defend GM crops against the naysayers

People everywhere are increasingly vulnerable to the use of what Nobel Prize-winning chemist Irving Langmuir dubbed “pathological science” – the ...
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New Mexico considers GMO labeling amendment

“The premise of this amendment is simple – New Mexicans deserve the right to know what's in the food they ...

GM salmon could hurt Alaska’s commercial fishermen

Kenai River angler Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, was railing against "Frankenfish'' again on Friday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave a green flag ...

Obama’s Science Commitment, FDA Face Ethics Scrutiny in Wake of GMO Salmon Fiasco

Will the President’s Office of Science and Technology Policy’s John Holdren investigate the White House after violations of the Executive Office guarantee ...

Genome of Chinese plum provides hope of improved fruit

A Chinese research team, led by Beijing Forestry University, BGI, Beijing Lin Fu Ke Yuan Flowers Co., Ltd, and other ...

Patents and trademarks: My plants broke the law

Patents and trademarks: My plants broke the lawThe Idaho StatesmanDistinctiveness has always been a potential bone of contention, especially since ...

Anti-GMO movement should follow the money instead of wasting its time on labels

Over the past several years I have spent a great deal of time in high-security, limited-access genetic modification laboratories. While ...
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Is Obama kowtowing to anti-biotech activists?

Reason (blog)Is Obama Kowtowing to Anti-Biotech Activists?Reason (blog)For the past 17 years, AquaBounty Technologies has been doggedly pursuing Food and ...

Something fishy in the White House?

Emily Anthes, science writer and author of the upcoming book about biotechnology Frankenstein's Cat, responds to Jon Entine's piece about the ...

Lessons from Prop 37 — the future of genetic engineering in agriculture

To me, the bread and butter of GM will be control of plant diseases. Control of plant diseases are not ...

Food movement needs to follow the money, not waste time on labels

Over the past several years I have spent a great deal of time in high-security, limited-access genetic modification laboratories. While ...

Bats evolved to fix DNA from damage caused by flight

[N]ow, thanks to our ability to sequence genomes, some researchers have provided a new picture of how bats manage to ...

GMO apples inflame Washington label debate

Source – Capital Press By Dan Wheat Date – Dec 19, 2012 Website – www.capitalpress.com The president of a Canadian ...

Connecticut has ‘no need’ for GMO food label

No Need For 'Frankenfood' LabelHartford CourantProviding consumers with the facts is a good idea. But the fight against genetically modified ...
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Cotton genome offers clues for fiber improvement

al.comUnraveling the Threads: Simplest Cotton Genome Offers Clues for Fiber ...Science Daily (press release)Aside from the DOE JGI, the University ...
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Appeals court rules transgneic beet challenge moot

Capital Press (subscription)Appeals court rules biobeet challenge mootCapital Press (subscription)A federal appeals court has refused to revive a lawsuit filed ...

Indiana farmer challenges Monsanto before Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether a 75-year-old soybean farmer from Indiana is liable to Monsanto Co. in a ...
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GMO stories helped drive consumer behavior in 2012

According to a recent survey, the Midwest drought, genetically modified organisms and the lean finely textured beef "pink slime" misnomer ...

Genetic testing reveals fake fish on your plate

Oceana’s findings are not exactly subtle, since their report is titled “Widespread Seafood Fraud Found in New York City,” and ...

India: Farmers’ leaders call for right to choose GM crops

A consortium of some farmers organisation from Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu have urged the government to remove all ...

Farmer to farmer: The truth about GM crops

Michael Hart, a conventional livestock family farmer, has been farming in Cornwall for nearly thirty years and has actively campaigned ...

European science agency backs GM pollen use in food

Europe’s top food safety regulator has delivered a scientific opinion backing Monsanto’s application to place genetically modified (GM) pollen on ...

Synthetic biology can turn soaps and shampoos into fuel

However, for people not afraid of science, a PNAS paper showing that synthetic biology can be used to manipulate hydrocarbon ...

Kashi caves to anti-GMO demands

Kellogg's Kashi Still Battling GMO Foesbrandchannel.comKellogg's Kashi brand has just introduced two new USDA Certified organic cereals, touting that it's ...

Probe nails scientists for Bt cotton blot

Probe nails scientists for desi Bt cotton blotTimes of IndiaThe report has found serious faults at each level, including the ...

GM proponents face litigation

Litigation threats are forcing biotechnology campaigner Bill Crabtree to rethink his approach to the controversial topic, and call for greater ...