Six real consequences of GMO labeling – you may be shocked by #5!

Labeling of genetically modified organisms in food has been debated for decades now. Whether the labels should be mandatory, voluntary, or third-party based like Kosher has been widely disputed. For a long time we've all discussed what would happen if/when…

Paterson Speech: UK must lead the World in GM crops

Today, the UK Environmental Secretary, Owen Paterson, delivered a speech about genetically engineered crops at the Rothamsted Research station near St. Albans. He called for a new approach to considering GM crops, which he said could help farming become more…

The real success story of GM cotton and edible cotton oil in India 2002-2011

A wonderful colorful and readable booklet about the success of Bt cotton in India has been made available from the ISAAA website for India.A sample table from this booklet tells the story of the massive expansion of cotton output over…

The Future of Food and Farming Priority 6: Promote sustainable intensification.

The Future of Food and Farming: Challenges and choices for global sustainabilityUK Government Office for Science 2011Executive SummaryFrom the IntroductionProject aim: to explore the pressures on the global food system between now and 2050 and identify the decisions that policy makers…

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