When the anti-GE science sucks, you can have it both ways

The following is an edited excerpt. Dear Howard Vleiger, which one is correct? You have stood by your (probably bogus) ...

Careless farming could cost us benefits of GM crops

The following is an edited excerpt. Resistance is far from futile. Agricultural pests are evolving immunity to the toxins in ...
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Viewpoint: Is there rogue genetically engineered wheat in Oregon? Who knows? Who cares?

This article originally ran at Forbes and has been republished here with permission of the author. A few plants of ...
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Being Gilles-Eric Seralini: Inside the mind of the anti-GM movement

Anti-GM activists live trapped in their own heads; All they can see and hear are their own slogans and conspiracy ...
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GM wheat found in Oregon field creates media maelstrom

Last week, the USDA announced that genetically engineered wheat was found in a field in Oregon. Although deemed safe by ...

Natural News: GM wheat in Oregon means “Genetic Apocalypse” is here

The following is an edited excerpt. The genetic apocalypse we've been warning about for years may have already begun. The ...

Court rules in favor of GE alfalfa

The following is an edited excerpt. Barring a major legal reversal, it appears that genetically engineered alfalfa is here to ...
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Viewpoint: Domestic eco-terrorism has deep pockets. And many enablers.

This article originally ran at Forbes and has been republished here with permission of the author. Fueled by a recent ...
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SCOTUS rules Indiana farmer is “seed thief,” upholds Monsanto’s seed patents

The Supreme Court ruled that a farmer cannot reproduce patented seeds through planting and harvesting without permission of the patent ...
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Navigating the agricultural biotech minefield: When an MIT study is not an MIT study

Thanks to a credulous Reuters report, a shoddy piece of pseudoscience is making the rounds as “an MIT study” linking ...

Keith Kloor stumbles into nest of questionable studies and reporting on GMOs

The following is an excerpt. This morning, the Discover blogger Keith Kloor filed a noisy objection to a Reuters story on a questionable paper alleging harmful effects from Roundup, the trade ...

Condemning Monsanto with bad science is dumb

The following is an excerpt. Did you see the latest indictment of Monsanto making the rounds? It's a "peer-reviewed" paper ...
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Greener than green: Biotech and the future of agriculture (Part II)

Has the promise of the agricultural biotech revolution been oversold? Why are so many otherwise progressive thinkers so resistant to ...

Eating GMO pickles will not turn any body part bald

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

Is conventional corn worth considering?

The following is an excerpt.  Carter Charles manages insects and weeds in his cornfields near Cyrus, Minn., without the benefit of ...
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Monsanto Protection Act? Separating the facts from the fury

The so-called "Monsanto Protection Act" is hardly the “most dangerous food act ever” or a “terrifying piece of policy," as ...

My war against GM crops

The following is an edited excerpt. In the late 1990s while on a visit to the USA I saw my ...
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Bowman v Monsanto: Genetic innovation in the crosshairs?

This week, the Supreme Court will bear witness to a square-off between a 75-year-old soybean farmer and the world's largest ...

GM maize ban lifted in Russia

A temporary ban on GM maize has been lifted in Russia. The ban was put in place in September last ...

Can the damage from agenda-driven junk science be undone?

But can the damage from the Seralini corn study be undone? It is far more probable that this “cancer link” ...

Pressure mounts for retraction of GM crop-cancer study

Pressure mounts for retraction of GM crop-cancer studyNew Scientist (blog)The EFSA concluded that the researchers, led by Gilles-Eric Séralini of ...

Monsanto expands biotech wheat field tests, anti-GM activists unhappy

The Monsanto Co. has nearly tripled the acreage of its permitted field tests for genetically engineered wheat in 2012, bringing ...
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Scientists challenge organic backer Benbrook claims that GM crops increase pesticide spraying

The ongoing hullabaloo over the controversial Seralini study and questions about the safety of foods made from genetic modified crops ...
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Europe: Food safety authority delays GM study over credibility concerns

The European Food Safety Authority has stalled a dual study which linked tumours developed by test rats to potential toxicity ...

Scientists smell a rat in fraudulent genetic engineering study

Last week French microbiologist Gilles-Eric Séralini and several colleagues released the results of a long-term study in which rats were ...
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Health and safety of GM foods

The battle lines are firming in the debate between the mainstream science community and anti-GM activists about the safety and ...

Monsanto eyes 2013 launch for new soybean seeds in Argentina

Monsanto aims to start selling the new seeds--which have the combined traits of resistance to insects and the herbicide glyphosate--in ...

Complaint against EU authorisation of GM soybeans

Several organisations such as the European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (ENSSER) are filing a complaint against ...
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