Alaska fishermen fight FDA approval of GM salmon

Alaska fishermen fight FDA approval of GM salmon

Fishermen and family businesses fear that faster-growing GM salmon will threaten their livelihoods by flooding the market with cheap fish ...
The future of the apple: A small biotech company could change the debate on GMOs

The future of the apple: A small biotech company could change the debate on GMOs

A small company in Canada is using genetic engineering to create apples that don’t brown when you cut them. Will ...
World's GM crops crops larger than U.S. by half

World’s GM crops crops larger than U.S. by half

Mother Jones offers an excellent visual breakdown of the recent ISAAA report on the global prevalence of GM crops ...
Own it, don't hide it: The pro-GMO backlash

Own it, don’t hide it: The pro-GMO backlash

As agribusiness gears up to spend millions fighting GMO labeling in Washington, reporter Eric Scigliano has a better plan: Don't ...
When GM seeds go generic

When GM seeds go generic

The Roundup Ready soybean patent expires in 2014, making it the first genetically modified plant to go generic. What happens ...
Bowman v. Monsanto is not about the save-the-seeds myth

Bowman v. Monsanto is not about the save-the-seeds myth

If a farmer wishes to forgo the advantages of GM seed, he or she can simply use older, unrestricted crop ...
Poland backs away from agricultural biotech

Poland backs away from agricultural biotech

Last month Poland banned an important farm technology for purely political reasons and without any scientific justification, argues a Polish ...
Bowman v. Monsanto: Supremes unsympathetic to farmer's deception

Bowman v. Monsanto: Supremes unsympathetic to farmer’s deception

In the battle over GM seeds and their progeny, the Supreme Court appears to favor intellectual property rights ...
GMO labeling initiatives: Prop 37 v. I-522

GMO labeling initiatives: Prop 37 v. I-522

The Biofortified blog takes an in-depth look at the Washington State initiative to label GMOs ...
Biotechnology is a threat to biodiversity

Biotechnology is a threat to biodiversity

The burgeoning "bioeconomy" is as much a threat to the environment as the fossil fuels it aims to replace ...
GM foods need transparency but not labeling

GM foods need transparency but not labeling

Biotech pioneer Roger Beachy argues that transparency will ease consumer's concerns over GM foods, not labels ...
Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...
Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...
Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...
Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...
Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...
Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...
We consume DNA every day with no ill effects

We consume DNA every day with no ill effects

A combination of rare-to-impossible events would be required for the so-called "toxic" CaMV 35S gene to be a human health ...
The problem with GM is Big Business

The problem with GM is Big Business

The safety concerns of GM food will not go away while GMOs are developed for-profit, argues John Vidal, environment editor ...
Wal-Mart may back GM labeling initiative

Wal-Mart may back GM labeling initiative

The U.S.'s largest grocery store operator has been discussing lobbying for a national labeling program ...
The problem with GM is Big Business

The problem with GM is Big Business

The safety concerns of GM food will not go away while GMOs are developed for-profit, argues John Vidal, environment editor ...
Conventional food vs. organic

Conventional food vs. organic

Maria Rodale calls for empirical research on how growing methods impact a food's nutritional content ...
Mark Lynas: Liar and corporate shill?

Mark Lynas: Liar and corporate shill?

Anti-GMO activists accuse Mark Lynas of inflating his role in the anti-GMO movement, as well as accepting payoffs from a ...
Can a rose catch your cold? Threat of 'killer' viral plant gene is latest anti-GMO rant

Can a rose catch your cold? Threat of ‘killer’ viral plant gene is latest anti-GMO rant

The latest "greatest danger to ever face humanity" has emerged from an obscure, technical study in GM Crops & Foods, ...
The myth of India’s ‘GM genocide’

The myth of India’s ‘GM genocide’

Several news outlets are reporting that GM crops are causing a wave suicides in Indian farmers, but the theory isn't ...
Can biotechnology be open-source?

Can biotechnology be open-source?

As the Supreme Court watches Monsanto battle small farmers over GMO patent rights, some are suggesting that open-source biotechnology could ...
How one activist's apology changes the GMO debate

How one activist’s apology changes the GMO debate

In the wake of Mark Lynas' public apology, the challenge now posed to environmentalists is to rely on science everywhere ...
GMOs and The Mark Lynas Conversion: Round Two Roundup

GMOs and The Mark Lynas Conversion: Round Two Roundup

The GLP digs through the fallout from Mark Lynas's public "conversion" from anti-GMO to pro-science activist ...