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GMO Labeling

Before you ask for the “right to know,” know what’s right. GMO IS SAFE “Every major scientific body and regulatory agency in the world has reviewed the research about GMOs and openly declared crop biotechnology and the foods currently available for sale to be safe.” -Genetic Literacy Project LABELS EXIST There is already a voluntary […]

Chief EU scientist backs damning report urging GMO ‘rethink’ | EurActiv

Chief EU scientist backs damning report urging GMO ‘rethink’ | EurActiv.

Genetic Solution Identified for Canola Crop Losses | Science and Enterprise

Genetic Solution Identified for Canola Crop Losses | Science and Enterprise.

The Truth About GMOs | Boston Review

Genetic engineering is just one tool—sometimes the most appropriate. via The Truth About GMOs | Boston Review.

Farming a Toxin To Protect Crops, Pollinators and People: Scientific American

Farming a Toxin To Protect Crops, Pollinators and People: Scientific American.

Farming a Toxin To Protect Crops, Pollinators and People: Scientific American

Genetically modified crops that produce the pest-killing toxin Bt increase yields and reduce the use of noxious chemical insecticides. But like any powerful tool, they must be used responsibly via Farming a Toxin To Protect Crops, Pollinators and People: Scientific American.

Spain Considers Trial Release of Genetically-Modified Olive Flies

The olive fly – Bactrocera (Dacus) oleae – is one of the key pests affecting olive cultivation and is managed mainly via pesticides. Oxitec believes its modified olive fly strain – called OX3097D‐Bol and developed about three years ago – offers a more effective, chemical-free solution. via Spain Considers Trial Release of Genetically-Modified Olive Flies.

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