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Anti-GMO activists claim Canada allowing import of potentially dangerous GM foods

Kaven Baker-Voakes | 
After three years of discussions, Canada is close to finalizing its new policy on genetically modified (GM) foods that would ...

DNA identification for wood may help cut down on illegal trade of natural resources

Liz Kimbrough | 
As a professor at Texas Tech, Dr. Chuck Cannon has been, among other things, working to create a system of ...

Is mutagenesis (e.g. organic Ruby Red grapefruits) the next target of anti-GMO groups?

Marieke Vos | 
Altering the genetic makeup of plants with gamma radiation or chemicals is considered a traditional breeding technique in the United ...
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Future pharma: Led by US scientists, glow-in-the-dark pigs bred in China

Cassie Ryan | 
Pigs engineered with jellyfish DNA to emit a greenish glow in ultraviolet light are a key step in developing effective, ...

South Africa: Value of GM crops lost due to drop in pest resistance

Zachary Stieber | 
South Africa’s government is increasingly opening the door to genetically modified organisms (GMOs)—along with the issues that arise as GMOs ...

Genome sequencing one million times cheaper than ten years ago

Matt Gnaizda | 
In 2003, the Human Genome Project announced an enormous scientific breakthrough. Scientists had sequenced the entire human DNA code—200 million ...

Russia: GE regulations are not being enforced

Kirill Belan | 
Since 2007, the Russian government has required that foods containing more than 0.9 percent genetically modified (GM) material be labeled, ...

GE in the UK: A change of heart

Jane Gray, Racheli Hibben | 
The 1990s saw a public outcry against genetically modified (GM) foods in the U.K. Activists slashed and pulled up GM ...

Kenya, where GE foods are banned—for now

Zachary Stieber | 
When Kenya banned imports of genetically modified organisms, it was one of the most comprehensive moves against GM crops outside ...

Brazil is the world’s second largest GE producer

Joana Ferreira | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Brazil is the second largest producer of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the world, ...

US leads in GE production

Christian Watjen | 
The United States is the world’s top producer of genetically modified organisms (GMO), followed by Brazil. The International Service for ...

GMOs in Italian artisan foods: Traditions impacted by biotech?

Andrea Lorini | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Parmesan cheese and other beloved Italian food exports give the issue of genetically modified ...

EU at a GE crossroads

Aaron Lamm | 
The following is an edited excerpt. The restrictive stance of the European Union on genetically modified organisms (GMO) has frustrated ...
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AquaBounty GM salmon worries some scientists

Conan Milner | 
The following is an editorial summary. Whether or not the AquaBounty GM salmon is of concern to "scientists" as a ...
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