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‘Fear is profitable’: Environmental Working Group’s 2016 ‘Dirty Dozen’ list still flawed

Todd Fitchette | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Sometimes it pays to ...

New biotech alfalfas aim to improve feeding efficiency

Harry Cline | 
The petition to deregulate the second biotech alfalfa drew sparse public comment. Not unexpectedly, it drew far more anti-biotech responses ...

Could genetic engineering save the citrus industry?

Chelsea Pickett | 
The following is an edited excerpt of a longer story. Find a link to the full story below. A pandemic ...

Eating GMO pickles will not turn any body part bald

Harry Cline | 
The GLP apologizes for any confusion caused when we posted the satirical article mentioned below in our Daily Digest without ...

GMO pickle claim leaves you scratching your head

Harry Cline | 
[UPDATE, 23 April 2013 -- The post excerpted here is satire. Our apologies for any confusion. You can see a ...

10 facts about GM crops

ISAAA | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Biotech crops are the fastest adopted crop technology in recent times. In 2012, a ...

Ten facts about GM crops

The following is an edited excerpt. Biotech crops are the fastest adopted crop technology in recent times. In 2012, a ...

Anti-biotechs continue to push poor science

National Cotton Council | 
The following is an excerpt. A study published last month found that the most common modification in genetically modified (GM) ...

India farmer suicides a case of misplaced GM blame

Chris Bennett | 
The following is an excerpt. Numbers are hazy and disputed, but since 1995, facing crippling debt, thousands of Indian farmers ...

Supreme Court will review crucial biotech seed patent case

Endres, A. Bryan | 
Supreme Court will review crucial biotech seed patent caseWestern Farm PressMonsanto Co., has created substantial discussion agriculture regarding the scope ...

GMO scare: “A lot of hype with little substance”

Ron Smith | 
If an organization has an issue with a product, any product, I agree that it has the right, perhaps even ...
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Proposition 37: Gone, but probably not forgotten

Elton Robinson | 
Supermarket NewsProposition 37 – gone, but probably not forgottenWestern Farm Press (blog)California's Proposition 37, which would have mandated the labeling ...

Prop 37 judgment day upon us

Harry Cline | 
The No on 37 campaign is having an impact, especially the television ads with California doctors asking voters to reject ...

Scientists call out French researchers to release GMO test data

More than 700 scientists and academicians have signed petitions calling on French researcher Gilles-Eric Seralini to release research data behind ...
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Uphill fight waged to turn back Prop 37, says pro-GM supporter

Harry Cline | 
Vote no on California’s Prop 37. Most of you will. However, we are likely to be on the losing end ...

Food industry braces for Prop 37

On Nov. 6, 2012, California voters will decide the fate of Proposition 37, the Genetically Engineered Foods Labeling Initiative. If ...

Generic biotech crops jeopardized by over-regulation

The Competitive Enterprise Institute released a new study finding that regulatory policy could inhibit the development of a generic market ...

Highest European court confirms GM crop rights

On Sept. 6, the European Court of Justice clarified the legal requirements for the cultivation of genetically-modified (GM) crops in ...

Will Prop 37 cost California agriculture $1.2 billion?

Proposition 37 would result in $1.2 billion in higher costs for farmers and food processors, higher prices for consumers and ...

Crop improvement needs great biotechnology strides, says expert

Brian Wallheimer | 
Scientists could take greater strides toward crop improvement if there were wider adoption of advanced techniques used to understand the ...

Willow could be a promising bioenergy crop

Sarah Thompson | 
The commercialization of shrub willow as a bioenergy crop could be years closer, thanks to a $1.37 million grant that ...

GE food labeling rejected by American Medical Association

The American Medical Association House of Delegates adopted a formal statement in opposition to the mandatory labeling of genetically engineered, ...

Biofuel crops can bring invasive weed risk

One of the most popular biofuels crops is giant miscanthus (Miscanthus × giganteus). This fast-growing hybrid is unable to produce ...

USDA completes benchmark corn genetics analysis

Dennis O'Brien | 
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their colleagues have published the most comprehensive analysis to date of the corn ...
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Fight brewing over organic farmers demands that FDA approve reparations over “contaminations”

John Rigolizzo | 
Anti-biotech activists are attempting to slow down or ban the use of biotechnology by using the unscientific scare word “contamination” ...

GM corn needs bigger refuges to slow pest resistance

Daniel Stotle | 
Genetically modified crops that produce insect-killing proteins from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) have reduced reliance on insecticide sprays since ...

Global farming goes biotech

Farmers using improved seeds and biotech crop varieties continue to see significant economic and on-farm environmental benefits, according to the ...