The Farm-to-Table Handbook: The GMO Debate

By Darryl Benjamin | Presenting both sides of the GMO debate.

What Agriculture's Current Crisis Can Teach Every Entrepreneur About Sustainability | Inc.com

In early August, San Francisco jurors awarded former groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson $298 million in a lawsuit alleging that exposure to Roundup, a popular weedkiller manufactured by Monsanto, had caused his terminal cancer. That case, which opened the door to thousands of other lawsuits, has placed …

Farming

Christopher Walken & Christina Ricci To Topline Anti-GMO Indie ‘Percy’

Oscar winner Christopher Walken and Christina Ricci are set to star in <i>Percy</i>, an indie film which is currently in production in Winnipeg, Manitoba. …

Christopher Walken

Are farmers and environmentalists teaming up?

Farmers and environmentalists aren't always the best of friends. Farmers run businesses; they try to make a profit. That often means growing endless …

Trump administration lifts ban on pesticides linked to declining bee numbers

The Trump administration has rescinded an Obama-era ban on the use of pesticides linked to declining bee populations and the cultivation of genetically modified crops in dozens of national wildlife refuges where farming is permitted.<p>Environmentalists, who had sued to bring about the two-year-old …

Pesticides

Study finds illegal sale of genetically modified food items

Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment finds GM food products in survey in Delhi, Punjab, Gujarat<p>In a first study of its kind for India, New …

The Difference Between Open Pollinated, Hybrid and GMO Seeds

It is common for people who support (or know little about) genetically modified foods (GMOs) to argue something along the lines of, “What’s the big …

Battle lines drawn as EU court weighs fate of gene-edited crops

LONDON (Reuters) - Gene editing in agriculture takes center stage next Wednesday when Europe's highest court rules in a case that could determine the fate of the technology that is already making waves in the field of medicine.<p>The European Union has long restricted the use of genetically modified …

Stunning Corn Comparison: GMO versus NON GMO

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The Difference Between Hybrid & GMO Seeds

Not an online discussion about the dangers of genetically modified foods goes by without someone claiming, “What’s the big deal? They’re no different …

The social consequences of the GMO debate | Genetic Literacy Project

He's dying of cancer. Now, he's the first patient to go to trial to argue Roundup made him sick

<b>(CNN) —</b> On bad days, Dewayne Johnson is too crippled to speak. Lesions often cover as much as 80% of his body.<p>Doctors have said they didn't expect him to live to see this day. But Monday marks a milestone: Johnson, 46, is the first of hundreds of cancer patients to see his case against agrochemical …

Glyphosate

Farmers worried after Japan blocks imports of Canadian wheat over GMO patch found in Alberta

Alberta farmers are concerned after Japan announced Friday it is blocking imports of Canadian wheat following the discovery of an unauthorized clump …

Japan suspends sale of Canadian wheat after GMO variety found in Alberta

"We are suspending the tender and sale of Canadian wheat until we confirm that the Canadian wheat that Japan buys contains no GMO," an official at …

AVOIDING GMOS: A Vt. author's cookbook shows us how

Recipes Photographs for Tracey Medeiros’ Non-GMO Coookbook.<br>PHOTOGRAPHY: Oliver Parini<br>FOOD STYLING: Natalie Wise<p>Genetically modified organisms, which …

Feeding cows seaweed cuts 99% of greenhouse gas emissions from their burps, research finds

Feeding seaweed to cows could slash the amount of climate change-inducing methane emissions from their burps.<p>Preliminary research has indicated a …

Cows

Whole Foods quietly pauses its GMO labeling requirements

In an email to suppliers on Friday, Whole Foods President and Chief Operations Officer A.C. Gallo announced the company would pause its genetically …

Pink pineapples, spinach with fish genes: Are genetically modified foods safe?

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Are G.M.O. Foods Safe?

It’s human nature, it seems, to resist change and fear the unknown. So it is no surprise that genetic engineering of food and feed crops resulted in their resounding condemnation as “Frankenfoods” by many consumers, who seem as terrified of eating an apple with an added anti-browning gene or a pink …

Gene Editing Could Rewrite the GMO Debate

Decades of fretting over the safety and virtue of genetically modified organisms have led to a perverse outcome. Plant scientists in academia and …

Is This Tomato Engineered? Inside the Coming Battle Over Gene-Edited Food - WSJ

Zachary Lippman, a plant biologist at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, stood among 2 acres of his experimental crops, including some altered with a gene-editing technology called Crispr-Cas9, one of the most ambitious efforts yet to improve on what nature created.<p>He plucked a tomato, held it up and …

Genetics

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Undercover videos of organic chicken farms can be aired

The chicken producers had tried to block the broadcast, but Germany's top court has found an animal activist's footage showing miserable conditions …

Shares of Monsanto Company Pop 6% as DOJ Is Expected to Approve Bayer Deal

With the U.S. Department of Justice approving the deal for Bayer to acquire Monsanto, the deal should be completed in 2018.<p>What happened<p>Shares of</b> …

Gwyneth Paltrow Pushes For GMO Labeling

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Make a sustainable choice: Buy GMO food

In pursuit of sustainability, shoppers are reaching for the organic apple or the GMO-free chips. But if we truly want to reach that goal, on our next …

Organisms

Israel’s NRGene helps unveil genetic makeup of soybeans

Israeli startup NRGene has helped assemble two genomes of the soybean, which will help farmers improve the quality of their crops.<p>Dr. Henry Nguyen, a …

Genetic Engineering in Plants Module | Agronomy and Horticulture Online

June 4-Aug. 9, 2018<br>Oct. 23-Dec. 13, 2018<p>Professional Certificate<p>One unit<p>The module is offered for non-academic credit professional …

Agriculture

Chinese researchers discovered an agricultural miracle to feed the planet without destroying it

The study was mammoth. It cost $54 million, and involved some 1,000 researchers and 65,000 local bureaucrats. But academics around the globe are calling the results an agricultural miracle.<p>The project already saved Chinese farmers more than $12.2 billion over 10 years, and in the process may have …

One Fish, Two Fish, Strange Fish, New Fish

bioGraphic<p>After more than 30 years, genetically engineered salmon may be coming to a store near you. Is that good or bad news for the …