Pesticide Manufacturers’ Tests Show Their Products Threaten Bees

Greenpeace has discovered that Bayer and Syngenta hid research proving its neonicotinoid pesticides cause substantial harm to honeybees.

The World’s First 3-Parent-Baby Has Arrived

It has just been announced that the world’s first “3-parent” baby was born in April in Mexico, instead of in the US, where the procedure is not approved.

Monsanto Gets the First CRISPR License to Modify Crops

Monsanto has licensed the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool, which will allow the agritech giant to add and delete DNA from crops.

Swedish Scientist Edits Genes of Healthy Embryos for First Time

A Swedish researcher is the first-ever scientist to attempt to edit genes of healthy human embryos in an effort to treat infertility and eradicate diseases

Biotech Giants Bayer and Monsanto Sign Mammoth Merger Agreement

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.

Scientist ‘Makes History’ by Eating 1st-Ever CRISPR Gene-Edited Meal

The first-ever genetically engineered meal has been consumed and nobody died, but is this win for science also a threat to humanity?

Genetically Modified Mustard Steps Closer to Approval in India

An assessment by India’s Environment Ministry shows thatGM mustard is nutritionally equal to standard mustard and poses no health or environmental threats.

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes win FDA Approval to Fight Zika

The FDA has given Oxitec Ltd. approval to conduct a trial of mosquitoes genetically engineered to fight the Zika virus in the Florida Keys.

Could Cockroach Milk be the Next Superfood?

Cockroach milk may be the next superfood, and 1 researcher predicts it may find its way into protein drinks via yeast – bioengineered yeast.

Monsanto’s Creation of Herbicide-Resistant Superweeds Grows in Several States

Soybean fields in parts of Arkansas, Missouri, and Tennessee are plagued by “superweeds” that have become resistant to Monsanto’s herbicide ingredient, glyphosate.

Unauthorized GMO Wheat Found in Washington State

Unapproved genetically modified wheat has shown up in a farmer’s field for the 3rd time since 2013, this time in Washington state.

Regulatory Loophole Allows GMO Products to be Marketed as Non-GMO

Products that have been injected with foreign DNA are considered by the USDA to be genetically engineered, but not products with deleted DNA.

New Automation Technologies are Revolutionizing Farming

Technological advances are changing farming in a variety of ways, but not all technologies that can be used should be used.

Exposure to Certain Foods in Infancy May Prevent Future Allergies

New guidance recommends exposing at-risk infants to certain allergenic foods to prevent a future allergy. Check out this research.

American Nurses Association Comment to the FDA: GMOs Aren’t Natural

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.’

Researchers Genetically Engineer Human Embryos to Be HIV-Proof

Chinese researchers claim to have genetically modified human embryos for the 2nd second time, making them “HIV-proof.”

Glyphosate Found in 100% of California Wines Tested

Trace amounts of glyphosate herbicide have been found in 100% of California wines tested and 14 brands of beer in Germany.