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Video: GMO insect-resistant Bt corn vs conventional corn—which is more vulnerable to pest attacks?

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words. A video of my farm on social media has attracted more than ...
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GMO insect-resistant Bt prevents cancer and saves farmers up to $167 million per year, study shows

Previous field studies have reached no collective consensus on whether Bt corn, the most commonly planted transgenic crop worldwide, has ...
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GMO success story: South African farmer accused of witchcraft after achieving 1,600% corn yield increase

TELA maize products are transforming livelihoods at [the] household level in Matibidi village, Mpumalanga province in South Africa. Meet Mr ...
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Kenya demonstration plots show GMO maize resists insects, increases yields

Demonstration plots in Kenya show that genetically modified (GM) maize varieties are more effective in controlling insect attacks than their ...
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Viewpoint: Proposed Philippines biotech authority could streamline GMO crop approvals, help farmers battle hunger

According to the biotech timeline prepared by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA), the modern biotechnology ...
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Podcast: How technology keeps cancer-causing mycotoxins out of our food

Here's a question for you: what if there were dangerous toxins that could make their way into your food, but ...
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Argentina approves new Monsanto Bt corn variety—60th GMO crop in nation’s history

Argentina has approved the 60th transgenic seed in its history, a new corn variety resistant to insects and herbicides. ...
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Ethiopia, Nigeria, Rwanda utilize Kenya’s biotech research, while nation still bans GMOs

Countries like Ethiopia, Nigeria and Rwanda are increasingly using Kenya’s biotechnology research findings to guide their food security plans as ...
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Off-patent GMO Bt corn could slash seed costs for farmers, boost crop yields

Extremely low-cost and high-yield Bt corn? Off-patent, generic Bt corn is rapidly approaching farmland and the price differential might cause ...
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Biotech corn with multiple GMO traits poses no threat to human health, environment, EU study confirms

Following the submission of [an] application .... from Monsanto Company (referred to hereafter as the applicant), the Panel on Genetically ...
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GMO Bt corn has ‘no impact’ on health of soil animals, two-year study finds

Scientists from Jilin Academy of Agricultural Sciences conducted a 2-year field trial and found that genetically engineered maize producing insecticidal ...
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GMO Bt corn cultivation in EU poses no threat to ‘human, animal health or the environment,’ food safety officials confirm

Following a request from the European Commission, [The European Food Safety Authority] assessed the 2017 post‐market environmental monitoring (PMEM) report ...
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Viewpoint: How Canadian farmers beat anti-GMO Greenpeace at its own game

I confess I don’t read that many books in a year – preferring shorter Internet features instead – but I’m ...
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Fight against fall armyworm in Africa hindered by ‘anti-GMO sentiment’, scientist argues

Though anti-GMO sentiment is restraining agricultural advancement in the developing world, an Iowa State University agronomist hopes his research will ...
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‘Low to non-existent’ safety risks and higher yields support widespread adoption of GMO crops, researchers say

The anticipated world population growth emphasizes a need to produce more food on less land. Cutting-edge technologies, including genetic engineering, can ...
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Breitbart vs. Kellogg’s: Forcing some anti-GMO progressives to choose a side

Critics of GMOs tend to align with the political left. But an ongoing feud between a right-wing news service and ...