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.


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.


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.’


EU Parliament Members Test Urine for Glyphosate Ahead of Vote on the Herbicide Chemical

European Parliament members symbolically gave urine samples this week to test for glyphosate ahead of a vote on whether to re-license the RoundUp chemical.


After Multiple Failed Merger Attempts, Monsanto Retreats from Big Biotech Deals – No1 cares

After recent dismal stock earnings and failed attempts to merge with other Big Biotech companies, Monsanto says that the big deals are out.


GM Industry Expands into Africa with Traditional Crops

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (and others) aims to control Africa’s food supply by replacing traditional crops with genetically engineered ones.


Monsanto Profits Drop 25% AGAIN as Farmers, Individuals go Organic

Biotech and agricultural giant Monsanto has reported declining profits for the fiscal second-quarter earnings by 25 percent.


Monsanto Pushes for Bt Cotton in Kenya with Dismal Track Record Elsewhere

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.


Groups File Lawsuit to Block FDA’s Approval of GM Salmon

A lawsuit filed last week challenges the FDA’s authority to approve GM salmon under the 1938 Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.


Hillary Clinton Remains Silent on GMO Labeling Issue

Hillary Clinton still hasn’t stated her stance on GMO labeling. Bernie Sanders is the only 2016 presidential candidate to call for mandatory labeling.


Ready for Canola Oil Sprayed with Not One But TWO Herbicides?

Biotech giant Bayer Cropscience is registering a new GM canola plant that will be tolerant to both glufosinate and glyphosate.


Researchers Tout GM Maggots as Major Wound-Healing Advancement

Maggots have been used for centuries to aid in wound healing, but are newly genetically modified maggots that speed healing really safe?


36 Different Pesticides Found in Hawaiian Child’s Hair Sample

GMO test sites in Hawai’i are sprayed with carcinogenic pesticides up to 16 times a day. Test of a child’s hair sample showed the presence of 36 pesticides.


ConAgra to Label All Products with Genetically Modified Ingredients

ConAgra has joined other food companies in labeling its products containing GM ingredients, sparked by Vermont’s mandatory labeling.


An Example of Big Food’s Last Ditch-Effort to Stop State GMO-Labeling Laws

Big Food ad blitz aggressively seeks to forbid mandatory GMO-labeling laws such as Vermont’s, scheduled to go into effect July 1.