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Primary opponents of GM crops in Africa activists, not scientists, as food sufficiency needs soar

One of the basic concerns of those against biotech and GM crops is that, it is not good for humans ...

Two farmers’ experiences with GMO and organic crops

The vegetables that grow at Early Morning Farm in Genoa look the same as the vegetables that grow 85 miles ...

Non-herbicide-resistant crops die from herbicidal drift from GMO fields

Last summer, June 17 to be exact, one of the volunteers on Margot McMillen’s organic farm in Auxvasse, Missouri noticed ...
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Behold, the banana without human intervention

Ever wonder what some of your favorite crops would look like completely "organic"? Well, take a look at the banana! ...
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Got soy? Consumer Reports drives off anti-science, anti-GMO cliff savaging conventional soy milk

Are you one of the millions of people who enjoy soy milk as an alternative to the dairy variety? Well, ...
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Infographic: 9 plant diseases that threaten your favorite foods–and how GM can help

Nature is relentless, challenging farmers with weeds, insects and diseases. With global food needs skyrocketing as the population and prosperity ...
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Monsanto in the anti-GMO crosshairs: Fair or foul?

Monsanto is regularly targeted by anti-GMO activists as 'the world's most evil corporation' and a danger to global food independence ...

Judge overturns Monsanto’s permit for GM soybeans in favor of Mexican beekeepers

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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Food makers begin ousting GMOs from products

Two decades after the first genetically engineered seeds were sold commercially in the U.S., genetically modified organisms—the crops grown from ...

Honor Norman Borlaug’s centenary, accept his position on GM crops

This year, 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Norman Borlaug, founder of the Green Revolution. The world faced ...
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Scientist busts persistent GMO myths, focuses on real issues

One persistent theme in my writing about scientific topics is that, to optimally serve our own interests, public discourse and ...

Anti-GMO lobby wages war on small African farmers using advanced communication technologies

The year 2013 marked the 18th consecutive year of commercial cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), now commonly referred to ...

‘Bigger’ issues in food production than GMOs to worry about

There are some ways of modifying food that haven’t been around for hundreds, much less thousands, of years and are ...

GMOs not any riskier than modern traditional breeding methods

"Traditional breeding methods" for crops have actually changed a lot over time — they haven't just remained static for 10,000 years. And ...
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Anti-GMO claim examined: Does genetic engineering foster monoculture?

Do GMO crops "foster monoculture?" Plant pathologist Steve Savage dives into the cropping histories of the Midwest's Corn Belt and ...
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How does GMO corn roots resist disease?

Corn Roots - GMO on the left, non-GMO on the right. Corn rootworms (insect) have caused damage to the roots ...

Rethinking stigma against GM meat

Genetic modification is an inflammatory subject. Especially when it comes to food. Crops are one thing, but the idea of ...
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Wildlife refuges to phase out GM crops and neonicotinoid pesticides by Jan 2016

National wildlife refuges around the country are phasing out genetically modified crops and a class of pesticides related to nicotine ...

Costa Rica president declares native corn as cultural heritage, victory for anti-GMO activists

Awaiting a decision on legal reforms from the courts, anti-GMO activists in Costa Rica have taken the fight over transgenic ...
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GM crops could replace fish as source of omega-3 fatty acids

The first camelina crops genetically modified to produce seeds rich in omega-3 fatty acids will soon be harvested following a ...
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What does GMO soybean look like?

Soybean Plants: GMO on the left; non-GMO on the right. The soybean plants on the left are resistant to caterpillars ...
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Video: NaturalNews’ Mike Adams tries to explain GMO ‘agricultural holocaust’ and fails

Despite having drawn the attention of the FBI following his call-to-arms against biotech scientists, NaturalNews' Mike Adams has written yet ...

India needs informed debate towards common goal of food security on GM crop trials

As India asserts its position globally, it must develop and use the best technologies for the benefit of Indian farmers ...

Liberal thought leaders should be as harsh on extreme anti-GMO activists as on climate change denialists

When Neil deGrasse Tyson speaks, people listen. “Practically every food you buy in a store for consumption by humans is ...

Filipino organic farmers, traders protest field trials of GM crops

A group of organic movers, farmers and traders on Sunday staged a protest against the field trials of genetically modified ...

GMO controversy ‘more cultural than scientific’

Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, remain controversial, but like so many other politically hot topics, the controversy is more cultural ...

Univ of Hawaii reviews environmental impacts of GM crops

RoundUp Ready® (RR) crops and other herbicide-resistant GM crops have increased the use of no-till agriculture, which conserves topsoil and ...