Last week, Bayer acquired Monsanto for a whopping $66 billion. The merger will likely mean higher seed prices for farmers and higher food prices for us.
The first-ever genetically engineered meal has been consumed and nobody died, but is this win for science also a threat to humanity?
An assessment by India’s Environment Ministry shows thatGM mustard is nutritionally equal to standard mustard and poses no health or environmental threats.
The FDA has given Oxitec Ltd. approval to conduct a trial of mosquitoes genetically engineered to fight the Zika virus in the Florida Keys.
Cockroach milk may be the next superfood, and 1 researcher predicts it may find its way into protein drinks via yeast – bioengineered yeast.
Soybean fields in parts of Arkansas, Missouri, and Tennessee are plagued by “superweeds” that have become resistant to Monsanto’s herbicide ingredient, glyphosate.
Unapproved genetically modified wheat has shown up in a farmer’s field for the 3rd time since 2013, this time in Washington state.
Products that have been injected with foreign DNA are considered by the USDA to be genetically engineered, but not products with deleted DNA.
Technological advances are changing farming in a variety of ways, but not all technologies that can be used should be used.
New guidance recommends exposing at-risk infants to certain allergenic foods to prevent a future allergy. Check out this research.
The American Nurses Association weighed in on products with the ‘natural’ label, telling the FDA that products containing genetically modified ingredients should not be labeled ‘natural.’
Chinese researchers claim to have genetically modified human embryos for the 2nd second time, making them “HIV-proof.”
Trace amounts of glyphosate herbicide have been found in 100% of California wines tested and 14 brands of beer in Germany.
Biotech and agricultural giant Monsanto has reported declining profits for the fiscal second-quarter earnings by 25 percent.
Monsanto’s Kenya Ltd., a subsidiary of the larger company, is trying to push another GM Bt cotton strain into Africa, even with its poor track record elsewhere.
A lawsuit filed last week challenges the FDA’s authority to approve GM salmon under the 1938 Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
Maggots have been used for centuries to aid in wound healing, but are newly genetically modified maggots that speed healing really safe?