It all started when I saw a reference to LL62 rice and decided to google it. And that’s how I stumbled upon the GMO Database. Want to know for which [ … ]
EU officially banned battery cages for egg-laying hens, beginning Jan 1, 2012.
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This is one thing that irritates me about the EU (which I’m generally a fan of) — France is apparently not allowed to ban GMOs inside its borders. Rather than [ … ]
Once again, and my to do list is full of a whole range of food-related stories from across the Important Media Network and across the web that I wanted to share with you.
A new report by some top scientists has nailed it down, and Monsanto isn’t going to be happy. The Agri-giant has built its entire business model, including genetically modified (GMO) crops that dominate the US market, around its Roundup brand herbicide.
They last thing they want to admit is that it causes birth defects.
I felt tremendously disheartened and somewhat shocked last year when I reported on the European Commission’s approval of BASF’s GM Amflora potato (aka the ‘Frankentstein potato’), the first authorization of a GM crop in 12 years and the second overall.
New study out of the UK finds that organic milk is considerably better for you than non-organic milk, & actually recommends going organic.
The EU has kept genetically modified (GM) crops out of its country’s much more so than other nations. But recent industry pressure and soft politicians have started changing course. The [ … ]
Thanks to a legal loophole, there may be unlabeled, cloned beef and milk products for sale in European grocery stores.
The European Commission has unveiled plans to allow the production of GM crops in certain member countries. Both sides of this controversial issue are critical of the decision, but it seems like a win for GM companies and supporters more than anyone else.
The EU recently approved cultivation of a genetically modified potato through controversial means. [social_buttons] Since I’m living in Europe now, I have been slightly comforted to know that genetically modified [ … ]
In the European Union, there is only one permissible genetically-modified crop — and that is Monsanto’s MON 810 engineered corn. But current law allows individual countries to bar the production [ … ]
On the table in the European Union yesterday was the question of MON 810 Maize, a genetically-modified type of of corn. Developed by the United States-based Monsato Company, MON 810 [ … ]