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 Read more about Carman-Vlieger “Pig” Study Links[…]

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 Read more about Firm developing non-GMO herbicide-resistant varieties | capitalpress.com[…]