Pesticides and food: It’s not a black and white issue

Special 6-part series starting on

FIRST ARTICLE: Has pesticide use decreased over the last 40 years?

Articles written for the GLP list the source as Genetic Literacy Project. All other articles were written for the sources noted with excerpts provided by the GLP.

In debate over organic or conventional, is there third way to feed growing, warming world?

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Proponents of organic agriculture say it leads to better soil management, uses fewer pesticides and fertilisers, and is a better ...

‘Fear of the unknown’ prevents African adoption of GM crops, says African ag group

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Widespread opposition to genetically modified (GM) crops in Africa has been described as a farce, based on fear of the ...

EU health commissioner to prioritise talks on GM crop bans

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The following is an excerpt. EU health commissioner Tonio Borg intends to prioritise discussions with key European member states about ...

Poland latest European country to ban GM crops

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Poland has become the eighth European country to ban the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops approved by the European ...

Conference urges drive toward GMO-free Europe

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The European Green Party and the European GMO-free Regions Network is meeting with politicians, scientists, EU institutions and businesses in ...

Yes on Prop 37? No on Prop 37? Writer says no matter what the outcome, everyone loses

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It doesn’t matter whether you support Prop 37 or oppose it; whatever happens in November when Californians vote on whether ...