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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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The global transgenic menagerie

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

Here are the four leaked pages of the April 19, 2012 FDA AquaBounty Draft Environmental Assessment Summary ...