GMO Plants Consistent With Organic Farming Principles, Danish Researchers Contend

🕔Apr 24, 2019The EU’s policy on GMO is extremely strict and prevents new GMO crops from being authorized. The policy is based on arguments about the risk and unnaturalness of GMO plants […]

Monarch Butterfly and Milkweed Decline Started Before GM Crops, New Study

🕔Feb 7, 2019To get a better understanding of the monarch butterfly’s future, Jack Boyle built a time machine. Boyle, a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow of Environmental Science and Policy at William & Mary, […]

GMO Food Opponents Know Less Than They Think, Research Finds

🕔Jan 14, 2019The people who hold the most extreme views opposing genetically modified (GM) foods think they know most about GM food science, but actually know the least, according to new research. […]

Rice: FDA Gives Golden Rice a Nod – DTN

🕔Jun 4, 2018The international effort to release a strain of rice known as Golden Rice is nearing completion. On May 24, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) became the third major […]

The Anti-GMO Crisis – Commentary

🕔May 18, 2018A recent article titled “Are you anti-GMO? Then you’re anti-science, too” by Michael Gerson appeared in a May 3 online post from the Washington Post. The author iterates interesting points […]

Plant Breeding: Gene Editing Skips GMO Regulatory Hurdles – DTN

🕔Apr 30, 2018A mushroom that doesn’t brown. White flour with as much fiber as whole-wheat flour. Corn that can fend off northern corn leaf blight. Soybeans that can tolerate salty soils and […]

GMO Corn Keeps Pests From Its Unmodified Neighbors, Study Finds

🕔Mar 14, 2018Field corn, genetically modified to produce a toxin that kills its most persistent pest, also benefits nearby, unmodified crops vulnerable to the same pest, according to a study published today […]

Corn: Does GMO Increase Crop Yields? 21 Years of Data Says Yes.

🕔Feb 26, 2018While many studies show that genetically modified crops contribute to yield gains, GMO critics say that they don’t. Such claims, they say, are industry talking points drawn from industry-funded studies. […]

USA Rice Wants GM Rice from China to Stay There

🕔Jan 30, 2018Last week, Chinese news agencies excitedly reported on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granting approval to an experimental genetically modified rice strain, Huahui-1. USA Rice does not share […]

Genetically Modified Crops: 28 Countries, 18 Mln Farmers, 10 Species

🕔Dec 14, 2017Genetically modified crops were planted on a record 457.4 million acres globally in 2016, up 3 percent from the 444 million acres planted in 2015, according to statistics released by […]

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