Far from ideal (or even clear), Mexico’s has offered a concession that may still mean a violating trade pacts, leading to a trade dispute with Washington.
A 2020 decree by Mexico’s President Andres Manual Lopez Obrador is set to phase out GM corn and glyphosate by 2024 — just 14 short months away. U.S. farmers have been urging the government to challenge the ban — saying that economic damage to both countries could be devastating.
A new tomato variety is here: Norfolk Plant Sciences Purple Tomato. The new GM tomato is modified to alter its color and enhance nutritional quality, and it has passed the first regulatory status response from USDA APHIS.
How are crops genetically modified? Here are the major ways they have been adapted and changed into the GMO varieties we are familiar with today.
The National Organic Program is about a label and marketing, not an assessment of safety, quality, or best practices. You don’t create a resilient food system based on a sticker.
On May 5, advocates who support genetic engineering and modern farming are teaming up to correct misinformation on Twitter using #GMO and #ScienceHug.
Researchers have developed a transgenic, or genetically engineered, lettuce producing a drug to protect against bone density loss in microgravity.
Differences about what to eat are fine, but spreading misinformation, as was done by activists in the battle over GMOs, isn’t a good long-term strategy.
In an era where information is a hot commodity, does the open-source model have a future in agriculture, or is it a flirtation destined to fail?