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WHO | 20 questions on genetically modified foods

WHO | 20 questions on genetically modified foods.

Coffee the next crop to be saved by Transgenics? « Biology Fortified, Inc.

Coffee the next crop to be saved by Transgenics? « Biology Fortified, Inc..

Impact of the Precautionary Principle on Feeding Current and Future Generations – CAST

“The precautionary principle forbids genetic modification of food because it gives rise to risk, but the precautionary principle also forbids forbidding of genetic engineering of food because forbidding genetic engineering of food gives rise to risk” (Sunstein 2006) Impact of the Precautionary Principle on Feeding Current and Future Generations – CAST.

Carman-Vlieger “Pig” Study Links

A long-term toxicology study on pigs fed a combined genetically modified (GM) soy and GM maize diet [LINK] Abstract A significant number of genetically modified (GM) crops have been approved to enter human food and animal feed since 1996, including crops containing several GM genes ‘stacked’ into the one plant. We randomised and fed isowean […]

More Vitamin A Possible from Cassava, Says New Study | HarvestPlus

More Vitamin A Possible from Cassava, Says New Study | HarvestPlus.

3. Does conventional plant breeding have effects on health and the environment?

3. Does conventional plant breeding have effects on health and the environment?.

Firm developing non-GMO herbicide-resistant varieties | capitalpress.com

AMERICAN FALLS, Idaho — There isn’t much canola grown in Eastern Idaho, but the golden-flowering stalks in Kamren Koompin’s 40-acre field are unique for yet another reason. They were developed to be herbicide resistant — not through genetic modification but rather using a new technology expected to be more palatable with the public. Firm developing […]

Allergic to Science–Proteins and Allergens in Our Genetically Engineered Food | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

Allergic to Science–Proteins and Allergens in Our Genetically Engineered Food | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network.

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