Bought Pro-GMO Research, Bees and Sulfoxaflor Update
by Deniza Gertsberg on September 15, 2015 at 11:20 am
The latest on the email scandal revealing close ties between industry and public university professors and the EPA's failure to protect the bees.
EPA’s Proposed Framework to Delay Corn Rootworm
by Deniza Gertsberg on July 17, 2015 at 9:46 am
With farmers facing corn rootworm resistance in at least 13 states, the Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a framework earlier in the year to improve the corn rootworm resistance management program.
GMA’s Initial Attempt to Halt Vermont’s GMO Labeling Fails
by Deniza Gertsberg on May 21, 2015 at 8:24 pm
A Federal judge upholds GMO labeling law as constitutional setting up an appeal. Also questioned the 'natural' labeling of products with GE ingredients.
Biotech Industry Truth: Genetic Engineering Is Not So Precise
by Richard Widows on May 14, 2015 at 10:26 am
It is quite extraordinary that, given the scientific reality now commonly accepted in relation to molecular biology, the genetic engineering industry is still allowed to get away with using terms like precise.
The Outdated, Reductionist Premise of Genetic Engineering
by Richard Widows on April 29, 2015 at 5:27 pm
The genetic engineering industry is a house of cards built almost solely on the foundation of a scientific principal that is now anything but solid.
U.S. Lags In Stemming Antibiotic Resistance
by Deniza Gertsberg on April 6, 2015 at 9:18 am
Ticking time bomb. End of modern medicine. Urgent danger. This is how the world sees the problem of antibiotic resistance, but in the United States, in part due to politics of the day, with abundant backing from lobbyists, crucial regulations are missing despite the scientific alarms.
Industry-Friendly Approach to Regulating GMOs
by Deniza Gertsberg on January 14, 2015 at 9:00 am
The Economic Research Service, an arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in its second report, Genetically Engineered Crops in the United States, downplayed the impact of glyphosate resistance and gave Bt crops the kid gloves treatment.
Study Says Science on Neonics Is Conclusive
by Deniza Gertsberg on July 17, 2014 at 10:59 am
Study's author states that the use of neonics is threatening the very infrastructure which enables it, imperilling the pollinators, habitat engineers and natural pest controllers at the heart of a functioning ecosystem.
Glyphosate Resistance Downplayed In USDA Report
by Deniza Gertsberg on June 11, 2014 at 10:40 am
A recent number crunching report by the Electronic Research Service (ERS) arm of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) gives the reader an eye full of charts, graphs and statistics but not the full picture of Genetically Engineered Crops in the U.S.
GMO Crops Disrupt Trade
by Maria Helena Hurtado on April 28, 2014 at 10:48 am
China’s rejection of shipments containing low levels of unapproved genetically-modified organisms is another incident of GMO contamination that is disrupting US food and feed trade.