Environment

ENVIRONMENT

The FDA Forbids Labelling Non-GM Salmon

February 4, 2013 14

When the FDA approves genetically modified salmon, you would think that it would, at least, be possible to avoid it. Certainly, any producer of non-GM salmon would be sure to label it, since the vast […]

ENVIRONMENT

DOJ Mysteriously Quits Monsanto Antitrust Investigation

February 3, 2013 8

There’s an age-old tradition in Washington of making unpopular announcements when no one’s listening—like, you know, the days leading up to Thanksgiving. That’s when the Obama administration sneaked a tasty dish to the genetically modified […]

ENVIRONMENT

Introduction: GM Organisms

February 3, 2013 0

By far the most common genetically modified (GM) organisms are crop plants. But the technology has now been applied to almost all forms of life, from pets that glow under UV light to bacteria which […]

ENVIRONMENT

The GMO Seed Cartel

February 1, 2013 0

How biotechnology companies monopolize seed markets, escalate seed prices, and eliminate farmer choice This is the first of a 2-part series The introduction of genetically modified crops has corresponded with increasing monopolization of seed by […]

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Radioactive Cattle Found Near Fukushima

January 30, 2013 1

Thousands of cows were abandoned in the evacuated zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Tōhoku region of Japan and released radioactive materials from […]

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BASF Gives Up Seeking Approval for GMO Potatoes in Europe

January 29, 2013 0

BASF said it will “discontinue the pursuit of regulatory approvals for the Fortuna, Amadea, and Modena potato projects in Europe because continued investment cannot be justified due to uncertainty in the regulatory environment and threats […]

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