Category Archives: Genetically modified organisms

EU to let states rule on GM crops

EU officials plan to give the 27 member states the freedom to grow, restrict or ban genetically modified (GM) crops. more

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Scientists develop GM ‘protato’ to feed India’s poorest children

The Indian government raised the global biotechnology stakes yesterday by saying it intended to feed “nutritionally enhanced” GM potatoes to poor children as early as next year. more

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Killer tomatoes attack human diseases

GENETICALLY modified tomatoes containing edible vaccine are to be used to challenge two of the world’s most lethal viruses. more

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Biotech Rice Saga Yields Bushel of Questions for Feds

When the biotech company Bayer CropScience AG requested federal permission in August to market a variety of gene-altered rice, it assured itself a small, unwanted place in history: the first to seek approval for a genetically engineered food that was … Continue reading

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