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Swiss GMO potato goes to field trial

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The Swiss Agricultural Research Institute, Agroscope, wants to try growing genetically modified potatoes, reports the Swiss website Blick.ch. The goal of ...
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EU food safety agency defends itself against GMO claims

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The European Food Safety Authority has defended itself after claims that it is has links with the biotech industry that ...

UK: Modern genetics applied to 19th century potatoes

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Researchers led by Professor Bruce Fitt, now at the University of Hertfordshire, have used modern DNA techniques on late nineteenth-century ...

Spain: Genetic study will help produce better quality melons

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Producing better quality melons with guaranteed results before planting; this will be possible thanks to the "Melonomics" project, involving several ...

GM crops given boost by European Union judges

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The European Court of Justice has clarified the legal requirements involved in the cultivation of genetically modified crops in EU ...

Ireland: Protest over GM potatoes grows

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It was reported last week that Ireland's Environmental Protection Agency had approved the trial of a genetically modified potato crop ...

Canada: Growers say survey shows consumers oppose GM

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Orchardists in Okanaga say they have all the evidence they need to fight the introduction of GM fruit. A national ...

Italy: GMO field to be destroyed after being authorized 14 years ago

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An experimental field of GMO plants, authorized in 1998 in Italy, is going to be destroyed during the next few ...

Food prices can go up if transgenic is refused

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Considerations by one of the most important supermarket chains in the United Kingdom. Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc, one of the ...

Canada: British Columbian apple growers worry over GM

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Some growers in the Okanangan region of British Columbia are worried by the introduction of genetically modified crops. This comes ...
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