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GMO acreage falls — along with commodity prices

Link: http://www.marketplace.org/2016/04/13/world/gmo-crops-declineat-least-now

Summary: Due to falling commodity prices, the number of acres across the globe containing genetically modified crops has fallen for the first time in 20 years. 7 more words


Short: Miracle Maize

“All around the happy village
Stood the maize-fields, green and shining,
Waved the green plumes of Mondamin,
Waved his soft and sunny tresses,
Filling all the land with plenty.”                                                                                                                    – 206 more words


How Safe Are GMOs?

The first genetically modified organism (GMO) was the Flavr Savr Tomato in 1994, created by Calgene, directly after which a share of the company was bought by Monsanto, who now has a 54.6 percent holding (“Monsanto Offers”). 1,117 more words

Fruit that is Good and Pleasing to the Eye - Part 2

In Part 1, I touched on ministry and social media.  Here are two more fruits that are good and pleasing to the eye that can turn into the… 1,179 more words

FSHN 480 - Consumer Perceptions of GM foods

Some food science classmates and I recently wrote an paper for a class, check it out below:

The topic of genetically modified food has grown in conversation over the past several years, with consumers and scientists sharing different opinions. 1,247 more words

Transgenics Unnatural? Nature Doing ‘Horizontal Gene Transfers’ for Eternity

People reject genetically modified organisms as food (GMOs) for a variety of reasons, but the single most cited reason is the false belief that they are unhealthy. 1,238 more words

Curried Spagetti Squash and Chickpea Toast

This dish is great for parties, as it is fun and spicy, yet easy to grab and eat. 199 more words