The GLP is committed to full transparency. Download and review our Annual Report.

Saying “not really” to Chipotle’s “no” to GMOs

From Dr. Robert T. Fraley, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Monsanto: I'm glad that Chipotle's CEO, Steve Ells, has taken ...

Could genetic modification help address California’s drought?

Here in California, where most of the state is experiencing “extreme” drought, 2013 was the driest year on record, and ...
Fight

Both sides of the GMO food fight are fighting for the same ends

On either side of the GMO fight, you find combatants in fierce agreement about the right of all people to ...

Fruitful lessons about GMOs from papayas to oranges

It was the saddest sight I've ever seen: My father's fields turned into a diseased wasteland of trees. Where papaya ...

Environmentalists’ stance on GMOs betrays progressive values

It is obviously inconsistent on the part of environmental groups such as Greenpeace to trumpet the importance of the worldwide ...
file

First African study on biodiversity in GM maize finds insects abundant

Previous studies around the world have concluded that the biodiversity of insects in GM crop fields was essentially the same ...

Will GMO fight kill hopes for next generation of Hawaii farmers?

At this moment in time, with all of the vitriol in Hawaii over agriculture, I am not sure if I ...

Why we need GM wheat

Three crops — corn, soybeans and wheat — account for a vast majority of the value of America’s agricultural crop ...

Independent UK editorial: Environmental movement credibility hinges on embracing GMOs

Contrary to the scaremongering of the anti-GM lobby, genetic engineering is less science-run-mad than a much-needed means to better health ...

Video: Is Hawaii’s Anti-GMO Movement Really Just Anti-Science?

Hawaii is at the center of the fight over genetically modified organisms (GMOs) - and the food people are eating ...

South Africa: Unwarranted environmental fears hurts emerging economies

Exaggerated environmental claims—a “crying wolf” phenomenon—are counterproductive to environmental protection. They bring about misguided public policies that actively harm economies, ...

Just because scientists can genetically engineer foods doesn’t mean they should (or does it?)

This was written in response to the comment by Beth Hoffman in her article on Forbes, but it exceeded the given wordcount, ...

Activists claim GM crops exacerbating Monarch butterfly decline

The number of Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) wintering in Mexico plunged this year to its lowest level since studies began in ...

Fish farmers in Washington state split over introduction of transgenic salmon

Fish farms in Washington are still not happy with an updated bill that intends to label transgenic fish. Transgenic is ...

Ecologist magazine pushes ‘Agent Orange’ demonization of GM corn, soybeans

A new report published today examines the dangers of the pesticide 2,4-D - an ingredient of Vietnam's Agent Orange - ...

Can genetically modified crops end hunger in Africa?

The African Union declared 2014 the Year of Food Security. The plan is to eradicate hunger on the continent by ...

Fears about technology and food are misplaced

If fire was the first technology, then farming was the first applied science. For thousands of years, farmers and inventors ...

Scientists square off against activists over Golden Rice

It is an unusual scene, which took place January 23 in front of the Greenpeace-quarters in Brussels: For once demonstrated ...
file

Genetics gives hope of species-specific pesticides, minimal collateral damage

Imagine a future in which we no longer use pesticides. Instead, we use weevilicides or rootwormicides, targeted with exquisite precision ...

Are organic farmers over-using pesticides?

If you think you don't need to wash organic food before you eat it, I think you need a sanity ...

GMOs matter most where climate change and population growth are challenges

The question of how we produce food, as the global population heads for nine billion in 2050, must be addressed ...
ap wide b c fcbd d b ddabe c fecd s c

Graphs don’t tell the whole story on GMOs and weedkillers

A picture is worth a thousand words, a graph is worth a thousand pictures, but what if they are misleading ...

Organic food’s success driven by confusion about GM crops

U.S. sales of organic food and beverages soared from $1 billion in 1990 to $26.7 billion in 2010. Sales in ...

Jackson County, Oregon GMO battle heats up

Some organic farmers have come together to oppose what they see as a growing threat from genetically modified crops contaminating ...

Deconstructing the debate over GM Arctic Apples

The Arctic Apple is not yet on the market. It's currently under approval in Canada and the US. If approved, ...
Fish oil could soon come

Fish oil without the fish

Fish oil, used as a health supplement and feed for fish, could soon come from a GM crop rather than ...
sweet orange scabjpg d abd b large

Florida oranges may need rethink on use of GMOs, neonicotinoids to survive

Oranges and orange juice in the U.S. are under threat from a lethal, incurable bacterial infection known as "citrus greening," ...
file

Why does the debate on GMOs matter?

Nathanael Johnson's six-month "Panic-Free GMOs" series at Grist recently ended with a whimper -- claiming "none of it matters" -- ...