Genetically modified healthier foods: Will consumers accept Cargill's low-fat GMO canola oil?

Genetically modified healthier foods: Will consumers accept Cargill’s low-fat GMO canola oil?

Rich Fletcher spent 11 years tinkering with the genetics of the canola plant in pursuit of a single goal: Lowering ...
Bio-weapons for good: Chemicals and genetics could battle havoc-creating zebra mussels

Bio-weapons for good: Chemicals and genetics could battle havoc-creating zebra mussels

[Kenny Beckman’s lab at the University of Minnesota] expects to release...the first ever sequence of the entire genome of the ...
Judge dismisses lawsuit claiming 'natural' label misleads due to parts per million glyphosate herbicide

Judge dismisses lawsuit claiming ‘natural’ label misleads due to parts per million glyphosate herbicide

A federal judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit against General Mills over the company's use of "natural" to describe the ...
Federal judge rules EPA did not consider potential impact of neonicotinoids on insects besides bees

Federal judge rules EPA did not consider potential impact of neonicotinoids on insects besides bees

A Minnesota beekeeper has won a round against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a protracted lawsuit over a ...
How Cargill flubbed its non-GMO labeling partnership, angering farmers and consumers

How Cargill flubbed its non-GMO labeling partnership, angering farmers and consumers

As soon as Cargill announced that an outside group had certified more than a dozen of its ingredients as non-GMO, ...

Cargill developing GMO free supply chains for corn and soy, despite lower yields

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Food used to be ...
First U.S. commercial-scale producer of cellulosic ethanol is shipping fuel

First U.S. commercial-scale producer of cellulosic ethanol is shipping fuel

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Poet Inc., the nation’s ...
Chobani ad that likens Yoplait yogurt to bug spray banned by federal judge

Chobani ad that likens Yoplait yogurt to bug spray banned by federal judge

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

Consumers in global survey consider GMO-free foods very important

Asked what health attributes are very important when buying food, consumers in a global survey by Nielsen ranked “all-natural” and ...

Opt in or opt out? Battle over Minnesota’s newborn genetic screening law

The Minnesota Department of Health would regain broad authority to test and store blood samples from newborn babies under legislation ...

Minnesota newborn-screening bill would end genetic privacy

In a recent commentary, five hospital executives tried to frighten Minnesotans into thinking that if a proposed bill isn’t passed ...

GMOs — frightening and full of possibility

The following is an excerpt. The brave new world of genetic engineering is here. And its future, while scary, is ...

Scientists take shot at Monsanto’s drought tolerant corn

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has issued a report saying that Monsanto's new drought-tolerant corn, DroughtGard, might not yield ...