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…

Study: GMOs get bad rap in Europe

By Jonathan Knutson / Agweek on May 27, 2019 GMO plants and crops are controversial worldwide — especially so in Europe, where they’re strictly regulated. Now, a new study by Danish researchers finds that the regulations aren’t justified and may stand in the way of important agricultural innovation. In a related development, the Danish Council…

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.

“Well Fed”: A Documentary About GMO’s

A thought-provoking, well made documentary tells the story of two Dutch film makers who examine the many criticisms well-fed Westerners have about genetically modified foods (aka GMO’s). The movie also reveals some of the scientific ideas surrounding the alteration of foods people tend to think are natural. The film also takes to task the many…

Scientists: GMO’s Are Definitely Safe

After conducting a meta-analysis of over 6000 peer-reviewed manuscripts that detail 21 years of research on the effects of genetically modified corn, scientists out of the University of Pisa, Italy have determined that GMO’s are completely safe. The EconoTimes reports: “The results support the cultivation of GE maize, mainly due to enhanced grain quality and…