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Frankenfoods reduce global warming

This ISAAA reports that in 2012, GM crops reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 23 billion kilograms of carbon dioxide equivalent ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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GMO labeling initiatives: Prop 37 v. I-522

The Biofortified blog takes an in-depth look at the Washington State initiative to label GMOs ...
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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 ...
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GM foods need transparency but not labeling

Biotech pioneer Roger Beachy argues that transparency will ease consumer's concerns over GM foods, not labels ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Wal-Mart may back GM labeling initiative

The U.S.'s largest grocery store operator has been discussing lobbying for a national labeling program ...
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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 ...
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Conventional food vs. organic

Maria Rodale calls for empirical research on how growing methods impact a food's nutritional content ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...