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Pulitzer Prize winner makes incredibly inaccurate remark about GM food safety

Michael Moss, Pulitzer Prize food journalist, claims "the research hasn't been done" on GM crops. He's wrong ...
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Transgenic salmon hybridize with trout, produce sterile offspring

A recent "worst case scenario" breeding experiment has opponents of the AquAdvantage salmon unduly scared ...
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Biotech crops do not produce new allergens or toxins

The idea that GM crops might result in novel allergens is "at best wildly misleading and at worse an all-out ...
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Food companies struggle to replace GM ingredients

What exactly does it take to gain certification as "non-GMO" food? ...
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Pesticide use is up — have biotech crops backfired?

What does increased pesticide use really say about the success or failure of pest-resistant biotech crops? ...
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Where in the world are GMOs?

This interactive Google Map shows a variety of genetically modified crops in the pipeline around the world ...
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Voices come out in defense of Monsanto

Everyone's least favorite company has seen stories this week highlight its good side ...
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AquAdvantage salmon: “Frankenfish” or “Wunderfish”?

Even with approval inching ever-closer for the AquAdvantage salmon, the debate about its safety rages on ...
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How to recognize questionable information about genetically modified organisms

A genomics scientists helps lay readers separate the wheat from the chaff when it comes to GMO misinformation ...
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DIY biotechnology: Glowing trees

Hoping to give new meaning to the term “natural light,” a small group of biotech enthusiasts is trying to create ...
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The ignorance of Whole Foods

Henry Miller argues that the folks running Whole Foods are misguided at best when it comes to biotech ...
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Nature’s must-read issue on genetically modified organisms

Keith Kloor dissects and summarizes Nature magazine's special issue on genetically modified organisms ...
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Scaremongers and ignorance might win with “Right to Know Act”

If the "Right to Know Act" introduced to Congress passes, food companies might as well go ahead and slap GMO ...
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Federal GMO labeling bill introduced to Congress

Federal legislation that would require food labels to identify genetically engineered ingredients was introduced Wednesday ...
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Greener than green: Biotech and the future of agriculture (Part II)

Has the promise of the agricultural biotech revolution been oversold? Why are so many otherwise progressive thinkers so resistant to ...
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How GMOs affect the world, and Kansas State

A student-run newspaper features a two-part series about genetically modified crops, nutrition, and Monsanto's ties to Kansas State University ...
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Pig born using new GM technique

A new "gene-editing" tool has allowed scientists to create a disease-resistant pig. Can the new technique help to overcome the ...
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Middle school experiment suggests health benefits of organic food — for fruit flies, at least

A student's experiment, published in the journal PLOS ONE, found that flies fed on organic fruits and veggies were healthier ...
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As final approval of GM salmon nears, debate heats up

In an online debate, AquaBounty president Elliot Entis discusses his company's GM salmon with author Paul Greenberg, a critic of ...
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How will synthetic biology shape the future of agriculture?

Synthetic biology may have huge benefits for agriculture, but it will challenge human value systems ...
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A rebuttal to Mark Bittman’s NYT op-ed

Former FDA official Henry Miller thoroughly debunks an anti-GMO rant in the New York Times ...
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To battle blight, organic apple farmers use antibiotics

Organic farms' use of antibiotics to fight bacterial infections raises questions about labeling transparency and greener alternatives ...
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Anti-GMO attitudes and political leanings

GMO opponents come from both ends of the political spectrum, but Kloor writes that denialist arguments are more likely to ...
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GMO opponents rail against the “Monsanto Protection Act”

A new resolution would seem to place the commercial concerns of Monsanto, the world’s largest producer of GM crops and ...
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The lowdown on GMOs with Kevin Folta

Plant geneticist Kevin Folta argues that "GMO debate" is entirely in the minds of campaigners; the science is settled as ...
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Why Obama dropped the ball in investigating Monsanto’s monopoly

How the government let one company squash biotech innovation and dominate an entire industry ...
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Why anti-genetic engineering activists never quit

Why do GMO protestors cling to discredited scare scenarios? “The motivations range from cupidity to stupidity, with several stops in ...
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Why it will take Whole Foods five years to solve GMO labeling

Some GMO labeling activists say 2018 is not soon enough for Whole Foods' GMO labeling mandates to kick in. Mike ...