Will Trump continue Obama-era 'streamlining' of crop and animal biotech and gene-editing regulations?

Will Trump continue Obama-era ‘streamlining’ of crop and animal biotech and gene-editing regulations?

Hank Campbell | 
[Editor's note: Hank Campbell is president of the American Council on Science and Health.] President Donald Trump spent a great deal ...
Cardboard-tasting tomatoes may soon be thing of the past, as genetic tinkering accelerates

Cardboard-tasting tomatoes may soon be thing of the past, as genetic tinkering accelerates

Thank goodness for bawdy academic research budgets. Growers and grocers stopped caring about the insides of the tomato because all ...
Don't fall for this trick: Organic, non-GMO candy treats aren't healthier

Don’t fall for this trick: Organic, non-GMO candy treats aren’t healthier

Julie Kelly | 
You might see more candy labeled "organic" or "non-GMO" in your little sweetie's Halloween bag this year. ... But is ...

Chemist explains why organic labels are about marketing, not chemistry

Josh Bloom | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . ...
Should you make 'life plan' based on all your genetic risks?

Should you make ‘life plan’ based on all your genetic risks?

Barbara Sadick | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Lee and his wife ...
Chicago Tribune: 'Basic' GMO label will not help consumers make informed purchases

Chicago Tribune: ‘Basic’ GMO label will not help consumers make informed purchases

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. [...] On Tuesday, the ...

Bayer’s deal to buy Monsanto may face scrutiny back home in Germany

Stefan Nicola, Birgit Jennen | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Bayer faces a backlash ...

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack answers questions about GMO labeling

Tom Vilsack | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In a brief interview, ...

Lawmakers ask EPA to reconsider approval of Enlist Duo herbicide

Patricia Callahan | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Thirty-five members of Congress ...
Genetic tests for workers could be key to successful office wellness programs

Genetic tests for workers could be key to successful office wellness programs

Rebecca Greenfield | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Aprillia Jeffries is a ...
Chipotle to shut down all US restaurants on one day to address food poisoning crisis

Chipotle to shut down all US restaurants on one day to address food poisoning crisis

Lynne Terry | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Following successive food poisoning ...
Farmer generation gap? Father and son split on use of herbicides to control weeds

Farmer generation gap? Father and son split on use of herbicides to control weeds

Patricia Callahan | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Father [Bach Bakehouse] and ...
Chicago Tribune report claims EPA approved Dow 2,4-D herbicide after changing safety estimate

Chicago Tribune report claims EPA approved Dow 2,4-D herbicide after changing safety estimate

Patricia Callahan | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. For use on its ...
GMOs play villain in new conspiracy thriller film

GMOs play villain in new conspiracy thriller film

Nina Metz | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. "We're making broccoli with ...

Gene tests may help identify best psychiatric meds

Howard Wolinsky | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The U.S. Food and ...

Why Illinois’ proposed GMO-labeling law ‘has no teeth’

Erin Gallagher | 
In her May 31 guest commentary ("Do you know what's in your food?"), St. Xavier University assistant professor Tatiana C ...

James Watson, co-discoverer of DNA structure, pays homage to father in new book

Megan Kirby | 
In 1953, at just 24 years old, James Watson made a discovery that brought him lifelong fame. At Cavendish Laboratory, ...

Considering safety of GMOs, labels should inform, not prompt alarm

Vermont recently joined two other New England states and passed a law to require labels on food that contains genetically ...

Surrogate births growing in popularity

Joan Cary | 
Becca and Steve Goering and Virginia Fetzer are expecting. Fetzer, a Mundelein mother of two, expects to give birth to ...

Farmers who try biotech seeds come back for more

The following is an edited excerpt. Last year, too dry. This year, too wet. Spring planting is never perfect in ...

Stem cells may aid in sports injuries

James Fell | 
The following is an edited excerpt.  Until recently, I didn't know that I could use stem cells to help heal ...

France says no need to revisit Monsanto maize approval

A study last month pointing to health risks from a type of genetically modified maize and a related pesticide did ...

Transplant of sibling’s stem cells shows promise in sickle-cell fight

Jessica Tobacman | 
Ieshea Thomas, who has suffered from sickle cell anemia nearly all of her life, recently received a life-changing gift from ...

Wal-Mart to sell genetically modified sweet corn

Monica Eng | 
Rejecting entreaties from consumers and activists, Wal-Mart says it plans to sell a new crop of genetically modified sweet corn ...

Some insurers hesitate to embrace genetic testing

John Lauerman | 
"For some people, the first symptom of this is cardiac arrest — they drop dead on the soccer field, the ...