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Reality of organic food doesn’t match pastoral image

Vancouver Sun | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The organic farming movement ...

Where Canada stands in GMO crop adoption

Vancouver Sun | 
The growth of genetically engineered food crops has been strong in a handful of nations, but may be slowing as ...

Does it contain GMOs or protect rainforests? App scans food, provides label alternative

Vancouver Sun | 
A new smartphone app may help concerned consumers bring social and environmental justice to the grocery store by supplying information ...

Genetic sequencing offers promise of individualized medicine, but at what cost?

Vancouver Sun | 
Whole genome sequencing has officially entered the medical mainstream and kicked off an era of truly personalized medicine. California-based Illumina ...

Genetically engineered poplar trees break down more easily, hailed as environmental boon

Vancouver Sun | 
Researchers have genetically engineered poplar trees with lignin that breaks down more easily, opening the door to cheaper biofuels and ...

British Columbia is hotbed of anti-GMO sentiment

Vancouver Sun | 
Studies suggesting health effects from eating food derived from GE crops remain highly controversial. The Canadian government evaluates novel foods ...

Some people are genetically predisposed to spot danger

Vancouver Sun | 
A new study from the University of British Columbia has found more than half of people are genetically predisposed to ...
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