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GMO critics say modified food is not ‘substantially equivalent’

Genetically modified Arctic apples from Okanagan Specialty Fruits in British Columbia, Canada, are awaiting deregulation by the USDA’s Animal and ...

Environmental Working Group exaggerates toxic hazards in latest anti-chem/anti-GMO campaign

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently released a blog post titled “Thousands Of Schools Would be Close To Toxic Spray ...

Former director at UCLA School of Medicine Gregory Stark debates anti-GMO activist Jeffrey Smith

The Vail Symposium held a debate on GMOs and the future of food. The debaters: Gregory Stock is a biophysicist, best-selling author, and the ...

BBC: Science can improve the nutrition of millions

The word ‘malnourishment’ conjures images of natural disasters, droughts and children with swollen bellies. But malnourishment is not just a ...

China GM revolution in low gear as anti-GMO activists spread ‘paranoia’ about infertility, safety

One of China’s major genetically modified food projects is now to all intents and purposes dead and buried. The expiry on ...

GMOs cannot be contained, endanger bees

When you boil them down, fights over what we eat — whether it's the antibiotics in livestock, or taxes on soda ...
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Why liberals are embracing GMOs and rejecting mandatory labeling

Polls show that support for GMOs is weakest among those who call themselves liberals. But slowly that's begun to change ...

Marxist Counterpunch calls Specter New Yorker Shiva profile ‘meretricious hatchet job’

Perhaps nothing symbolizes the decline of the New Yorker magazine more than the hatchet job on Vandana Shiva that appears in the latest ...

Monsanto likely to appeal Mexican ruling blocking GMO soy planting

A small group of beekeepers in Mexico has inflicted a blow on biotech giant Monsanto, which has halted the company’s ...
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Meet Brett Begemann, the ‘evil wizard’ behind Monsanto

Before you can finish typing "Monsanto employees" into Google, the search engine suggests "Monsanto evil." The world's largest-grossing seed seller ranks between one ...

On GMOs, Union of Concerned Scientists skips the science

Several weeks ago, the Union of Concerned Scientists posted a hard-hitting rebuttal to a famous environmentalist, someone who is normally an ally ...
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Who is Vandana Shiva and why is she saying such awful things about GMOs?

Vandana Shiva's status as a celebrity anti-GMO activist is not in question, but virtually everything else about her, from her ...
Vandana Shiva

Who is Vandana Shiva and why is she saying such awful things about GMOs?

Vandana Shiva's status as a celebrity anti-GMO activist is not in question, but virtually everything else about her, from her ...

Vietnam likely to approve commercial growing of GM crops

Vietnam has approved the importation of several genetically-modified (GM) corn varieties and left it to the environment ministry to decide ...
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US and Brazil move into ‘final stages’ of approving GE trees for commercial growing

The U.S. and Brazilian governments are moving into the final stages of weighing approval for the commercialisation of genetically engineered ...
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Most GMO label supporters don’t really support ‘right to know’

Editor's Note: Readers might also want to read the GLP infographic: Is labeling GMOs really about our “Right to Know”? *** ...

Kenya ‘not ready’ for GM crops

Is Kenya ready for genetically modified crops? No. Going by the findings of the task force appointed by Health Secretary ...
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Anti-GMO ‘paranoia’ hindering China’s progress towards food security

One of China’s major genetically modified food projects is now to all intents and purposes dead and buried. The expiry on ...
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MIT prof Nicholas Negroponte: GM food is ‘very important future’

Recent studies by KPMG, the UK Government Office of Science, and now the U.S. National Science Foundation-supported National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center claim that civilization ...

Inside look at growing Bt cotton with Indian farmer

Is Bt cotton good or bad? But this type of question might confuse matters more than illuminate them. A better question might ...

First four GM corn varieties approved in Vietnam

The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) granted licenses to four GM corn varieties, including Bt 11 and ...

No shortage of food globally, but inequity in distribution

I don’t think there is a food shortage at all. There is food inequity, but no shortage. The problem is not ...
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Is producing more food to feed the world beside the point?

Supporters and critics of crop biotechnology clash over whether GMOs can help 'feed the world'--or even whether we have a ...
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Organic foods loaded with pesticides, defying conventional wisdom

Most of us buy conventionally produced food most of the time. But organic food has been growing in popularity among ...
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Future ‘bleak’ for genetically identical Cavendish bananas

Two weeks ago, at a conference in South Africa, scientists met to discuss how to contain a deadly banana disease ...

Farmers ‘anxiously’ await decision on new herbicide and herbicide-resistant GM crops

Faced with tougher and more resistant weeds, corn and soybean farmers are anxiously awaiting government decisions on a new version ...
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Vandana Shiva by Michael Specter: Demagogue or visionary?

Who believes that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank, the World Health Organization, the USDA, National Academy ...