TechNyou carry great story about GM wheat: the story of our daily bread |

GM wheat: the story of our daily bread | TechNyouBY JASON MAJORTECHNYOU (reproduced here by kind permission of TechNyou)Australian consumers will soon be eating GM bread that has never been proven safe, according to Greenpeace.Greenpeace have lately been rattling the…

Deadly Choices — Junk science costs lives

Most of the time scientists can rely on publications that go through the careful critical review by other scientists. But sometimes papers get rushed through to publication, and there can be hasty, even harmful decisions made by journal editors. On…

Real progress on EU E. coli outbreak: An Egyptian fenugreek seed source to European food disaster?

European Food Safety agency EFSA has traced the food chains from the seed sprout associated E. coli food illness in the EU that has killed 48 people. The evidence is pointing to imported Egyptian fenugreek seeds at this moment in…

The lethal elephant in the room: Real risks in our food

Even as speculation about imaginary risks of GM foods continues, particularly among some organic sector enthusiasts, real food risks in the food chain remain unmanaged. Exposure of fresh vegetable produce to manure is a case in point. Pathogenic Escherichia coli…

Malaysian GM mozzie makes matters better

Sunday November 14, 2010Genetically-modified mozzie test shows promiseBy TAN SHIOW CHINstarhealth@thestar.com.myPETALING JAYA: The first-ever release of genetically-modified (GM) male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes into the wild in the Cayman Islands has shown promising results.Researchers from the country's Mosquito and Research Control…

Improved nutritional value from GM spud developed in India

Next-generation protein-rich potato expressing the seed protein gene AmA1 is a result of proteome rebalancing in transgenic tuberProtein deficiency is the most crucial factor that affects physical growth and development and that increases morbidity and mortality especially in developing countries.…

Chaotic UN decision making part of the human welfare problem

Daily Caller, September 20, 2010Not so pro-BonoAn op-ed in Sunday’s New York Times about the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals by rock singer Bono (yes, you read that right) was naive and misguided.  The minimal successes at improving the health…

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