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 ...
Washington State GMO labeling efforts are light on science

Washington State GMO labeling efforts are light on science

Anti-GMO groups in Washington state, whose citizens will vote on a labeling law next November, are presenting deceptive information about ...
Getting GM salmon to dinner table faces political hurdles

Getting GM salmon to dinner table faces political hurdles

Now that the FDA has declared GM salmon safe to eat, the fish could become more abundant and less expensive ...
Center for Genetics in Society excuses White House politicization of FDA, blasts GM salmon

Center for Genetics in Society excuses White House politicization of FDA, blasts GM salmon

The Biopolitical Times attacks GLP for reporting that the White House illegally and unethically intervened in a scientific review process ...
White House lifts political block on GE salmon

White House lifts political block on GE salmon

The Food and Drug Administration today released an electronic version of its Environmental Assessment for a genetically modified (GM) salmon ...
The global transgenic menagerie

The global transgenic menagerie

Both sides of the debate over genetic modification in animals -- AquaBounty's “Frankenfish” salmon included -- tend to make it ...
FDA AquaBounty Draft Environmental Assessment Summary

FDA AquaBounty Draft Environmental Assessment Summary

Here are the four leaked pages of the April 19, 2012 FDA AquaBounty Draft Environmental Assessment Summary ...
Is the White House interfering with a scientific review?

Is the White House interfering with a scientific review?

Leaked documents from the FDA suggest that the first transgenic animal to be considered for federal approval in the U.S ...
Australian debate over Seralini paper continues

Australian debate over Seralini paper continues

The Australian anti-GMO NGO Safe Food Foundation has reaffirmed its support for the much-derided Seralini paper in the wake of ...
Justice Department ends Monsanto Investigation

Justice Department ends Monsanto Investigation

While we were celebrating Thanksgiving, Monsanto had much to be thankful for, too. Last month, the Department of Justice quietly ...

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