: ' gmo'

What Was the European Commission Thinking?

Last week the newly appointed President of the European Commission (EC), Jean-Claude Juncker, decided to not reappoint Anne Glover to Chief Scientific Advisor to the EC and trash the position all together. Critics of Glover did [...]

General Mills Debate over GMOs

General Mills Inc. struck down a proposal to ban GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) as ingredients from all their brands last week at their annual shareholder meeting. A resounding 98 percent of shareholders voted against a companywide [...]

The Immortal Apple: Genetic Engineering

A small company called Okanagan Specialty Fruits has created the Arctic Apple, of the apple that doesn’t brown, by changing the genetic make-up of apples. The production of GMOs originally had best intentions in mind. For [...]

GMO Rice

A genetically modified rice that was created to contain more vitamins and nutrients for a large population is being criticized by skeptics. This rice would be extremely valuable for 200-300 million children in developing countries who [...]

Connecticut Requires GMO Labeling

Connecticut is the first state in the nation to enforce the labeling of GMO foods.   Connecticut is the first state to enact such legislation, but the rules will take effect only after at least four [...]