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
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Products made possible through gene-editing have landed on grocery shelves. Whether they’ll stay there is up to shoppers wary of technological tinkering.
Food companies are now required to label GMOs in Vermont, and debate is raging over a federal standard. 922 more words
IS HGP-WRITE RIGHT?
So one plan is to link together chunks of synthetic DNA, making a researcher-created human genome that can control a cell in a lab dish. 1,170 more words
Researchers with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center are poised to begin an experiment with plants designed to remediate soil-born munitions’ residues by converting them to new plant tissue. 297 more words
The statement “everything causes cancer” has become a popular hyperbole, and one that some people use as rhetorical fodder to excuse their own dietary and lifestyle failures, particularly as they pertain to cancer risk. 848 more words