This year, a company that creates vanillin with synthetic biology—a discipline that uses biochemistry to design DNA that controls balanced, interconnected behaviors in living cells such as yeast—has stepped up the marketing of its product. via No one should be afraid of synthetic biology-produced vanilla..
If GMO labeling becomes a reality, the expense it will take to make this happen WILL be passed along to the consumer. Are you questioning why yet? via (gmo) labeling the harvest – nebraskawheatie.
Recently there has been some traction with ongoing developments to create real vegan dairy products through genetic engineering circumventing the need for animal bodies. These are the types of efforts for which we have been striving to clear the way. Biotechnology is starting to empower us with powerful solutions to problems vegans have been striving […]
Are Indian farmers committing suicide over their GMO crops? Look past the alarming narrative and seek the real facts so real solutions can be found. Bt cotton and suicides in India | Biology Fortified, Inc. Bt Cotton and farmer suicides in India | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) How Seeds of a False Story […]
This is an antiGMO “meme” from a website called Vegan Street: Is it shocking and scary? Let’s look at the claims: “Genetically Modified Organisms are not independently tested” This is completely false. There is a tremendous amount of study on GMOs including many that are independent. Egregious testing on something the scientific consensus has found […]
Mythology surrounds farmers when it comes to biotech likening them to unwilling slaves of BigAg corporations. Let’s hear it from the farmers themselves. I Occupy Our Food Supply Everyday | The Farmer’s Life Decision 2013: Drought Resistant & GMO Cottonseed Varieties leading the polls | Kissed A Farmer Do Farmers Have Choices? | Prairie Californian […]
As vegans, we feel it is important to stay open-minded about genetic engineering and biotechnology. Please read further to find out why.