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.
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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?
The National Farmers Union of Canada advises Canadian farmers to avoid U.S. GM alfalfa seed, as GM contamination makes non-GM alfalfa of no market value.
Farmers may now freely plant a new strain of genetically engineered, Monsanto-made corn that is resistant to the herbicides dicamba and glufosinate.
German chemical giant BASF has announced closing of GM test sites and elimination of 350 workers amid poor performance from GM portfolios.
Boulder County, Colorado, officials have asked an advisory committee to submit a draft plan to phase out GMO crop growing on county-owned lands.
By deleting a gene in certain nerve cells, scientists have discovered they can stop mice from overeating. Someday, it could be used to do the same in humans.
Thanks to the GMO labeling law in Vermont, major GMO labeling opponent General Mills announced that it will label its products containing genetically modified ingredients.
Transparency Market Research forecasts an increase in the global glyphosate market due to increased cultivation of genetically modified crops.