Greenpeace Condemns Philippines Approving “Golden Rice”

Greenpeace recently objected to the Philippine government’s approval for the country’s farmers to grow genetically modified golden rice. The rice variant will contain enough Vitamin A and beta-carotene that can feed andmnourish starving children in poverty that lack those vital nutrients. Greenpeace, on the other hand, has long been involved in campaigns to demonize and… Read More Greenpeace Condemns Philippines Approving “Golden Rice”

South African Scientist Blames Anti-GMO Groups For Slowing Growth of Bio-Tech Foods

Dr. Jennifer Thomson who is emeritus professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Cape Town blamed anti-GMO activists for the slow rate of African countries embracing genetically modified foods (aka GMO’s). According to MJoyOnline, Dr. Thomas made these remarks during a live webinar that reviewed a book she authored entitled: GM Crops… Read More South African Scientist Blames Anti-GMO Groups For Slowing Growth of Bio-Tech Foods

Scientists: Italy’s GMO Rules Minimize Competition

A column published at the Genetic Literacy Project by two Italian scientists outlines a serious problem their country faces regarding crop cultivation and farming. Presently, European Union and Italian rules restrict growing and cultivating genetically modified crops. But importers are enjoying a boom in business since the only alternate for Europe is to import produce… Read More Scientists: Italy’s GMO Rules Minimize Competition

Activists escalate efforts to stop Indian farmers from using GMO seeds

Mark Lynas | Cornell Alliance for Science | January 9, 2020 Anti-GMO activists in India have escalated their war on the country’s resource-poor farmers by moving their efforts to stop genetically improved seeds into the nation’s Supreme Court. On Jan. 6, India’s top court heard arguments from lawyers acting on behalf of anti-GMO activist Aruna… Read More Activists escalate efforts to stop Indian farmers from using GMO seeds

Environmentalists Outraged Over Bayer Seed Factory Expansion in Chile

Bayer’s subsidiary Monsanto is expanding production of genetically modified seeds in Chile, prompting an outcry from environmental groups. The Latin American country is a leading exporter of seeds worldwide. Sophia Boddenberg | Deutsche Welle | May 30, 2019 “Fuera Bayer-Monsanto de Chile” (Bayer-Monsanto out of Chile) is written on the colorfully painted posters held by… Read More Environmentalists Outraged Over Bayer Seed Factory Expansion in Chile

The Poison of Non-GMO Products

Smirnoff made some waves back in October when they announced they’re going Non-GMO with their vodka. The reaction to this move has also been noteworthy. A couple of farmers from Kansas who also own a liquor store made headlines by boycotting Smirnoff products in their store.