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 ...

Smear campaign against glyphosate: ‘Consumers have a right to know when they’re being peddled a lie’

The anti-biotech activist Gary Hirshberg, Stonyfield Farms CEO and recent White House nominee to a trade advisory committee, seems to ...

Are Sygenta Viptera lawsuits appropriate reaction to GMO trade problems? US farmers split

Ask just about any farmer leader if they support science and innovation in agriculture and the answer will usually be ...

Longshot federal GMO labeling bill reintroduced: ‘GM crops force farmers to buy more pesticides’

Democratic Sens. Barbara Boxer of California and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut along with Rep. Pete DeFazio, D-Ore., held a press ...

Ag industry’s failure to communicate biotech’s benefits to blame for heated GMO debate

The heated public debate over genetically modified foods shows the agricultural industry is not doing enough to communicate biotechnology's benefits ...

Parents seeking non-GMO foods driving organic sales

Parents' desires to avoid genetically modified organisms (GMO) are partially driving the increased sales of organic products, according to a ...
'Debate over GMO safety over', as liberal publications, pundits distance from anti-GMO rhetoric

‘Debate over GMO safety over’, as liberal publications, pundits distance from anti-GMO rhetoric

Despite the apparent gridlock in the GMO debate, there are hints that it may be easing as more and more ...

Academics debate what GMO labeling policy should look like

Mark Edelman, professor of economics at Iowa State University, and Barry Flinchbaugh, emeritus professor of agricultural economics at Kansas State ...