The GLP is committed to full transparency. Download and review our Annual Report.

genengcrops x

Superweeds: A long-predicted problem for GM crops has arrived

I was a member of the FDA Food Advisory Committee when the agency approved production of genetically modified foods in ...

GM crops threaten gluten free sorghum

Sorghum is a staple food crop that feeds millions of people in Africa and Asia. It is a popular breakfast ...

Who influences GMO approvals?

An article from the Harvard Business School proposes a theory about what factors influence how genetically modified crops are approved ...

Decision due on GM potato trial

Sir, – It’s not often these days that one finds oneself in agreement with virtually anything said by a government ...

Court battle for GM buffer zone

Steve Marsh, of Kojonup in Western Australia, lost his organic certification for almost 70 per cent of his 478ha farm ...

GM corn and sick honey bees – what’s the link?

No farmer in their right mind wants to poison pollinators. When I spoke with one Iowa corn farmer in January ...

India loses faith in GM cotton

Ten years after it was introduced to India, genetically modified cotton is not living up to its promise. It is ...

The upside of Frankenfood: Can GM crops reduce global food insecurity?

Last month, when I summarized the views of Calestous Juma, professor of the practice of international development at Harvard, on ...

Researchers showcase ‘easy’ GM tracking technology

A new technology could help to monitor and track genetically modified crops in the food processing chain, say researchers ...

Balancing needs and fears in the GM crop debate

On Wednesday's Today programme a spokesman for the Rothamsted biologists doing the "urging" (Scientists send video plea to anti-GM crop ...

Octopus genes may foretell climate rise problems

Now, genetic evidence from an Antarctic octopus reveals that this may have happened at some point in the not-too-distant past ...
e oilseed

A chance to move the GM debate on

Will something come of it after all? On Tuesday, crop scientists at one of Britain's leading agricultural centres pleaded with ...

Kenya: The GM debate is more than about biosafety

This month, after almost a decade of intense debate, Kenya is expected to become the third country in Sub-Saharan Africa ...

Genetically modified food labels legislation fails in Connecticut

A key Connecticut lawmaker says efforts to enact state legislation requiring labeling of genetically modified food died in the face ...
XU oJwgVGY CiX hNDoxOmdiO rT z

Why GM crops are a moral necessity

Professor of international development at Harvard, Calestous Juma has called on Africa to form an "International Institute for Biotechnology" that ...

Green fuel is possible with artificial ecosystems

Algae could become an important source of sustainable biofuel, as production doesn't compete with food crops for land. But we ...

Busy beekeepers

“The role of the backyard beekeeper is extremely valuable,” said Serge Labesque, one of the North Bay's most knowledgable beekeepers, ...

Monsanto’s deep roots in Washington

Love it or hate it -- and there are plenty of people on either side -- the company controls much ...

GM crops still far from mass cultivation

Genetically-modified (GM) maize has yet to be grown en masse as there is still a requirement for tests if the ...

GM critics in Malyasia on attack

Contrary to national interest, Or hopelessly flawed. Take your pick. Whatever your choice, in what is billed as the Great ...

Turkey’s biosafety law causes heavy losses to agri-food chain

According to the new Economic Impact Assessment by British consultant Graham Brookes (PG Economics), Turkey’s biosafety law has had a ...

Beekeepers win ban on GMOs in Poland

Monsanto’s Mon810 corn, genetically engineered to produce a mutant version of the insecticide Bt, has been banned in Poland following ...

Why is the Gates Foundation helping Monsanto push GMOs?

Monsanto and the Gates Foundation claim genetically modified crops will revolutionize agriculture in Kenya, but critics warn the technology is ...

Consumers trust food biotech, industry survey says

The International Food Information Council (IFIC) 2012 "Consumer Perceptions of Food Technology & Sustainability" survey shows that Americans remain highly ...

Frankenfoods at Whole Foods Market grocery causes dispute

Even in a city full of people working for Monsanto, virtually everyone wants labels on food with genetically modified organisms ...

GM food worm its way penetrating Vietnamese market

In April 2012, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) informed that there had been no final experiment result ...

Africa: Global and national resistance to GMOs

Our focus in this presentation is on modern biotechnology in crops and animal species. Traditional biotechnology is as old as ...

Scientists now raise fears on safety of GMOs

Dr Lubano Kizito of the Kenya Medical Research Institute said the human health is crucial and thus safety issues that ...