A large public gallery is expected to hear Federated Farmers New Zealand’s appeal against an Environment Court decision concerning genetically moderated organisms. – Northern Advocate… 89 more words
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More and more, anti-GMO groups are looking to sway students toward “big organic” with unscientific lesson plans. The decision of the Sausalito Marin City, California, school district to incorporate a program of serving only non-GMO, organic meals to its schoolchildren is part of a widespread effort among anti-GMO groups to “educate” children on the alleged hazards (regardless of no scientific proof so far) of eating food that was grown using genetic engineering. 75 more words
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) wraps up its 2016 Winter Policy Conference today and the influential group is laying down some tracks others may have to follow. 67 more words
Genetically modified organisms face skepticism around the world — but concerns might soften for the sake of fighting disease.
In the global rush to find a way to stop the spread of the Zika virus, a new player has emerged — a genetically modified mosquito whose developers claim it could be a game-changer. 51 more words
The battle over genetically engineered crops has returned to the Legislature.
A House committee on Thursday heard testimony on the first of two bills that would repeal parts of 2013’s Senate Bill 863, which prohibits local governments from regulating crops or seeds. 107 more words