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Have GMOs been around for centuries?

Yesterday one of my Facebook friends published and angry post saying that people who oppose genetically modified foods don’t know what they’re talking about because people have been modifying food for centuries. 593 more words

GMO

GMOs, the Hopes and the cold shoulders

About two months ago, a group of young scientists in Uganda were up in arms agitating for an expeditious passing of the Biotechnology and Bio-safety bill 2012 and just like in many minds, the passing of this bill in to law will enable and foster research and other opportunities that will lead to the creation of employment. 467 more words

Agriculture

The Chilling History of Monsanto’s Rise to Power

This video is interesting even though I know all about Monsanto’s devious practices & history, as this video shows since 1901.   I thought most every one was aware of how harmful and pervasive their top selling poison, glyphosate,  marketed as Roundup, is.  95 more words

Alternative News & Health

GMO bill passed by Congress

Congress has passed a GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) bill. According to MeatingPlace.com, on July 14, 2016 the U.S. House of Representatives voted 306-117 to pass a bill establishing a national mandatory system of disclosure for foods containing genetically modified or engineered ingredients. 612 more words

Agri-Culture

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) – A Synopsis

By- Olufemi Johnson

Foods derived from GM crops have been consumed by hundreds of millions of people across the world for more than 15 years. 1,994 more words

Be Mom to Superman

Even as the cry against genetically engineered food crops remains loud and clear, the next step in molecular biology research is on way to use gene drives and gene editing on humans. 533 more words

China's latest genetic engineering experiment is a flock of sheep no one wants

Chinese scientists have created a new variety of sheep that have different colored and patterned wool. This is the first time genetic engineering has been used to alter the coats of an animal larger than a mouse. 496 more words