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Will the noxious public debate over GMOs turn consumers against gene-edited crops?

Americans are easily riled about genetically modifying crops, animals and foods, even though research indicates they know little about how ...
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How should the FDA regulate CRISPR gene-edited animals?

Gene editing is touted as a promising new way of altering the DNA of plants or animals to speed their ...
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Virus-resistant CRISPR pigs could save pork producers $600 million per year

To pig farmer Thomas Titus, new scientific techniques could bring better disease resistance for his herd, saving baby pigs and potentially ...
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Farmers, scientists worry anti-GMO activists could stymie CRISPR and other gene-edited crop research

[N]ew precision breeding tools are creating such a buzz that some activists suggest techniques like CRISPR Cas9 - which involves ...
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For sale in Canada, genetically engineered salmon delayed by politics in US

A trivia question for American food shoppers: AquAdvantage, the genetically engineered Atlantic salmon being sold in Canada, is available in ...
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Gene editing: How breeders use CRISPR and TALEN to improve crops, livestock

Animal and plant breeders are trying out a set of powerful new tools which have the potential to revolutionize agricultural ...
Public embrace of CRISPR gene editing key to future of agriculture

Public embrace of CRISPR gene editing key to future of agriculture

The process of producing food, protecting the environment, and improving animal health is advancing at a seemingly breakneck pace. These ...
Opinion: Think twice before purchasing products with the 'fake news'-spreading Non-GMO Project label

Opinion: Think twice before purchasing products with the ‘fake news’-spreading Non-GMO Project label

[Editor's note: Randy Krotz is CEO of the US Farmers & Ranchers Alliance.] I am increasingly finding items that are labeled ...
USDA approves first release of GE diamondback moths, in New York cabbage fields

USDA approves first release of GE diamondback moths, in New York cabbage fields

A proposal to release genetically engineered diamondback moths in cabbage fields in upstate New York has received a green light ...
Nina Fedoroff: USDA, FDA proposals intended to streamline biotech crop regulations don't offer needed relief

Nina Fedoroff: USDA, FDA proposals intended to streamline biotech crop regulations don’t offer needed relief

[Editor's note: Nina Fedoroff is an American molecular biologist. She was awarded the National Medal of Science in 2007 and served ...
Can the FDA convince public that GMOs are safe to eat, good for environment?

Can the FDA convince public that GMOs are safe to eat, good for environment?

The Food and Drug Administration has a tough job ahead of it, a job that the food and agriculture sectors ...
98% of U.S. farmers say GMOs help reduce environmental footprint of farming

98% of U.S. farmers say GMOs help reduce environmental footprint of farming

A survey of 282 U.S. farmers shows 98 percent of them think GMO seeds - typically bred to be resistant to things ...

China’s resistance to reform biotech import approval process irks trade partners

An annual U.S.-China trade conference ended [Nov. 23] with little headway in getting China to reform the way it approves new ...

US wheat exporters expect little disruption in sales after GMO wheat found in WA state

The U.S. Wheat Associates is hopeful there will be no business lost and only minor trade delays after a Washington ...
Senate passes GMO labeling bill

Senate passes GMO labeling bill

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The Senate easily approved ...
Senate Ag. Committee agrees on GMO labeling bill that would pre-empt VT law

Senate Ag. Committee agrees on GMO labeling bill that would pre-empt VT law

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A landmark Senate agreement ...
House committee questions EPA about leaked glyphosate report

House committee questions EPA about leaked glyphosate report

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The EPA report that ...

EPA’s atrazine risk assessment draws criticism from agriculture groups, Syngenta

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. An EPA draft document assessing ...
EU proposes temporary authorization of glyphosate for 12 to 18 months

EU proposes temporary authorization of glyphosate for 12 to 18 months

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The European Commission is ...

USDA allows more cane sugar imports as demand for non-GMO sugar increases

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. USDA announced [May 17] that it ...
USDA panel rejects neonic researcher-turned-activist Jonathan Lundgren integrity complaint

USDA panel rejects neonic researcher-turned-activist Jonathan Lundgren integrity complaint

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A three-member [USDA] Scientific ...
Agricultural Secretary Vilsack: Up to Congress to resolve GMO labeling

Agricultural Secretary Vilsack: Up to Congress to resolve GMO labeling

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The biotech labeling negotiations led ...
FDA offers point by point rebuke of Center for Food Safety, other activists GMO labeling demand

FDA offers point by point rebuke of Center for Food Safety, other activists GMO labeling demand

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The Food and Drug ...
China commits to making biotech approval process 'timely and science-based'

China commits to making biotech approval process ‘timely and science-based’

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. China has agreed to ...

Democratic critics of voluntary GMO labeling bill launch attacks

Critics of a GMO regulation bill are proposing amendments that would add restrictions or exemptions to the legislation and allow ...

Proposed bill says cows fed GMO grain produce GMO milk

A GMO regulation bill set for approval in a House committee Wednesday has been changed to ensure that milk could ...

GM labeling proponents target glyphosate use in farming

Proponents of mandatory labeling of food products targeted U.S. agriculture's increasing use of glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup herbicide ...

USDA advances approval of another GM potato, with lower sugar and blight resistance

USDA moved another variety of genetically engineered potatoes developed by J.R. Simplot Company forward in its approval process, the agency ...