There are a lot of different ways for Bt proteins to get into our food

The insect pest protection protein called Bt deployed in many genetically manipulated crops is hitting the news again.Since Marcel Kuntz' posting on the alleged detection of this protein Bt  (variety Cry1Ab) in tissues of women, including pregnant women, as claimed…

Release of sterilised moths avoids the need for refuges in cotton growing

 Success in integrated pest management of pink boll worm in Arizona provides encouraging news for both the environment and for cotton growers. A two-pronged strategy involving insect protected cotton and biological control with wide scale release of sterile moths virtually…

Transgenic corn’s resistance to pests has benefited even non-transgenic corn

Genetically modified crop resistance to pests benefits non-modified crop, U of Minnesota study findsAreawide suppression dramatically reduced the estimated $1 billion in annual losses caused by European corn borerTransgenic corn's resistance to pests has benefited even non-transgenic corn, a new study led…

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