Tag Archives: genetically modified organism

Iraq’s Agricultural Industry Was Pillaged, Its Farmers Devastated, But It’s Still Free Of GMO Seeds By
DOVER, Delaware — (Insights) I delivered a presentation about Iraq at the Green Festival in Chicago in May 2008. In that presentation, “Ain’t Nothin’ Green About the Green Zone: The Impact of War and Occupation on Iraqi...
Concerned Over Growing Power Of Big Ag, States Joining DOJ Probes Of Mega-Mergers By
Two pending mega-mergers between agribusiness giants—Dow-DuPont and Bayer-Monsanto—are reportedly facing scrutiny from a number of U.S. states concerned over the intense consolidation of the global genetically modified organism (GMO) and pesticide industries. Citing...
Latin American Scientists Say Bill Gates’ GMO Golden Rice Is A Total Failure By
Nobel Laureates who have been pushing the genetically modified organism agenda deep into scientific circles are being lambasted by a group called the Union of Latin American Scientists Committed to Society and Nature (UCCSN-AL). A whopping third of Nobel laureates recently...
European Parliament Debates Letting Individual Countries Ban GMOs By
BRUSSELS — The European Parliament is debating a law which would allow individual countries in the European Union to ban genetically modified organisms, but opponents of GMOs and lawmakers both seem unhappy with the plan. GMOs already face a difficult time reaching...
Pakistan Says ‘No’ To GMOs By
In May, Pakistan’s Lahore High Court issued an order to stop a federal government agency from issuing licenses for genetically modified cotton and corn seeds — including those approved for use as recently as March. The news came as a “huge relief” for Najma...
Survey: Overwhelming Majority Of Americans Say Want GMO Labeling By
An overwhelming majority of Americans think that genetically engineered (GE) foods should be labeled before they are sold, according to a new Consumer Reports poll released on Monday. The nationally-representative phone survey found that 92 percent of respondents think...
Are Modified Genes Threatening The World’s Food Supply? By
Since Gregor Johann Mendel first cross-pollinated pea plants, science and ethics have clashed in a long series of debates and arguments about humanity’s role in controlling nature. Concerns about the rapidly shifting climate systems and allegations of genetically modified...