Monsanto Suspects Sabotage In Oregon Field

Monsanto Suspects Sabotage In Discovery Of Genetically Modified Wheat In Oregon

By | Sat, 06/08/2013 - 15:11

The discovery last week of genetically modified wheat in Oregon, which was never approved for use, may be the result of intentional planting by saboteurs, Monsanto says.

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Nutritional Value Of Corn: Does GMO Corn Contain The Same Nutrients?

By | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 18:14

The nutritional value of corn — the traditionally-bred version — includes fiber, protein, and various vitamins, but the new genetically-modified strains may not offer the same benefits.

Protesters March Globally In More Than 400 Cities Against Genetically Modified Crops

Protesters Demonstrate Against Genetically Modified Foods In Cities Worldwide

By | Sun, 05/26/2013 - 21:47

Demonstrators rallied in hundreds of cities around the world against genetically modified foods, which they contend may be unsafe for humans and the environment.

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Senate Rejects Genetically Modified Food Labeling Measure, Farmers Breathe Sigh Of Relief

By | Fri, 05/24/2013 - 10:06

Fearing that GMO labels would turn away consumers, the majority of Senate voted against the labeling amendment on Thursday.

Purple tomato

A Case For Purple GMO Tomatoes: Taste Better, Last Longer, More Antioxidants

By | Thu, 05/23/2013 - 12:01

UK researchers found that purple engineered tomatoes are packed with healthy antioxidants and have a longer shelf life than regular red tomatoes.

soy beans

FDA: GMO Foods Must Adhere To Same Safety Laws As Other Plant-Derived Products

By | Tue, 05/14/2013 - 16:43

The FDA says GMO foods must go through the same testing and approval process as any other product the agency oversees.

Genetically Modified Food Labeling Measure to Qualify for Washington State Ballot

By | Sun, 01/06/2013 - 13:20

A measure to require special labeling of genetically modified foods appeared virtually certain to qualify for the ballot in Washington state.

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FDA Closer to Approving Biotech Salmon, Critics Furious

By | Sat, 12/22/2012 - 11:09

A controversial genetically engineered salmon has moved a step closer to the consumer's dining table.

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California GMO Measure May Fail After Food Industry Fights Back

By | Mon, 11/05/2012 - 12:11

Major food and seed companies appear to be on the verge of defeating a California ballot initiative that, if passed on Tuesday, would create the first labeling requirement for genetically modified foods in the US.

French Study Finds Tumors in Rats Fed GM Corn

By | Wed, 09/19/2012 - 09:53

Rats fed a lifetime diet of Monsanto's genetically modified corn or exposed to its top-selling weedkiller Roundup suffered tumours and multiple organ damage.

Golden Rice

China Investigates Claims That US Scientists Secretly "Used Chinese Children as Guinea Pigs" in GMO Golden Rice Trial

By | Tue, 09/11/2012 - 14:55

China is investigating allegations Chinese children were fed potentially harmful genetically modified rice in a study that involved Chinese and US researchers, the state media reported on Tuesday.