GMO: Genetically Modified Organisms

Agency seek increased funding for the domestication of GMO - Guardian


Guardian

Agency seek increased funding for the domestication of GMO
Guardian
... agricultural biotechnology is about increasing food production for the teeming population, which mandates the federal government to up there ante in the development of capacity to be able to produce the reagents for the detection of GMO seeds and ...

Monsanto and GMO Propagandists Softening-up UK Public for GM After Brexit - RINF Alternative News


RINF Alternative News

Monsanto and GMO Propagandists Softening-up UK Public for GM After Brexit
RINF Alternative News
It is not surprising, therefore, that Monsanto is preparing a fresh effort to try to soften up the UK public for GM food appearing on supermarket shelves and GM crops being planted in the nation's fields. ... reality: the UK public does not want GM ...

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5 things people believe despite compelling evidence to the contrary - The San Diego Union-Tribune


The San Diego Union-Tribune

5 things people believe despite compelling evidence to the contrary
The San Diego Union-Tribune
But they're actually also on shaky ground themselves, given that those on the left are generally more likely to believe discredited claims about the dangers of genetically modified foods or about links between vaccinations and autism. The truth about ...

The Dangers Of Soy - Jerusalem Post Israel News (blog)


Jerusalem Post Israel News (blog)

The Dangers Of Soy
Jerusalem Post Israel News (blog)
Now I don't want to get to deep into the topic of GMO's right now that will be coming soon, I just want you to understand the dangers and the absolute absurdity of these GMO's. They are ... Another problem with soy is that it can cause deficiencies in ...

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Why presenting "just the facts" won't work for GM foods - Phys.Org


Why presenting "just the facts" won't work for GM foods
Phys.Org
But the women in health sciences said it was a lack of evidence of safety that made them cautious about consuming GM food. These perceptions are based on two very different concepts of risk, despite both groups being highly educated in science.

Monsanto-GMO Propaganda. “Softening-up” the British Public in Favour of GM Food - Center for Research on Globalization


Center for Research on Globalization

Monsanto-GMO Propaganda. “Softening-up” the British Public in Favour of GM Food
Center for Research on Globalization
Although Crowe will do his best, no amount of corporate spin can hide the reality: the UK public does not want GM; there is no scientific consensus on the health safety aspects of GM; there is more than sufficient information to indicate serious health ...

A 'green guarantee' could stop Brexit ruining our environment - The Guardian


A 'green guarantee' could stop Brexit ruining our environment
The Guardian
Despite “the environment” actually meaning the air that we breathe, the water we drink and the food that eat, it's rarely talked about in British politics. But, when it comes to Brexit, it is astonishing that the environmental ... From the sheer number ...

NIREC cautions FG against GM foods - Daily Trust


Daily Trust

NIREC cautions FG against GM foods
Daily Trust
... Ebegba, Dr. Rose M. Gidado, Utaan Omozusi, Aduwu Reuben (NIREC Officer). NIREC said it set up the committee following several complaints regarding the possible dangers of the unguarded release of GMOs into the Nigerian agriculture and food chain.

Studies cast doubt on GMO food - Capital Press


Capital Press

Studies cast doubt on GMO food
Capital Press
Had GMOs appeared commercially in earlier decades when the dangers of DDT were exposed GMOs would have suffered the same fate. They would have been banned. If a more thorough and transparent approach were applied to GMOs today, they might ...

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Monsanto's Communications Guru to Visit the UK: Instead of Promoting GM, Take Responsibility for Your Company's ... - Center for Research on Globalization


Center for Research on Globalization

Monsanto's Communications Guru to Visit the UK: Instead of Promoting GM, Take Responsibility for Your Company's ...
Center for Research on Globalization
He talks about public fear of GM having held back the technology and says the ban on the growing of GM crops in Scotland was a decision based more on ideology than any actual risk to public health. Eggo stresses that Glasgow Skeptics is not a pro-GM ...

Fake foods, fake drugs, and fake drinks - What safeguarding mechanisms are in place? - GhanaWeb


Fake foods, fake drugs, and fake drinks - What safeguarding mechanisms are in place?
GhanaWeb
Genetic modification (GMO), use of fertilizers, and pesticides are some of the now common approaches being used to increase crop yield. Several postharvest approaches that delay or speed up the ... I know some measures are being taken to address these ...

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The big issue: flood of American food will damage health and ruin farms - The Guardian


The big issue: flood of American food will damage health and ruin farms
The Guardian
I agree that the use of “problematic” food additives should be avoided and that chicken and pig carcasses washed in hypochlorites and lactic acid are undesirable. The jury is still out on the pesticide issue and, in my opinion, the danger from GM foods ...

GM crops: the 'debate' goes on - Cambridge Network


GM crops: the 'debate' goes on
Cambridge Network
It turned out that consumers needed little prompting to be concerned about potential dangers lurking in their food, however speculative the stories. Greenpeace had a field day and newspapers across the political spectrum carried negative stories. After ...

Lawsuit Against Coca-Cola Sets Dangerous Precedent For Food And Beverage Companies - Lawyer Herald


Lawyer Herald

Lawsuit Against Coca-Cola Sets Dangerous Precedent For Food And Beverage Companies
Lawyer Herald
Noteworthy, the Grocery Manufacturers Association advocates on balancing the public's consumption of sodium intake and promotes genetically modified organisms (GMO) as safe but is against labeling products containing GMO ingredients. Similarly ...

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A lawsuit against Coca-Cola sets a dangerous precedent for food and beverage companies - Business Insider


Business Insider

A lawsuit against Coca-Cola sets a dangerous precedent for food and beverage companies
Business Insider
While the implications for Coca-Cola and the rest of the soda industry are obviously huge should the lawsuit be successful, that risk would actually multiply exponentially because of what it would mean for the rest of the food and beverage industry ...

Turning Zika Into Political Issue Could Create Public Health Disaster - Vocativ


Vocativ

Turning Zika Into Political Issue Could Create Public Health Disaster
Vocativ
The United States might be a hotbed of climate denial and distrust of nuclear power, much unlike western Europe, yet opposition to genetically modified food has never been as intense here as it has been across the Atlantic. As a new study argues ...

New Risks of GMO Food, Glyphosate Uncovered: Scientist's Ground-Breaking Research - Center for Research on Globalization


Center for Research on Globalization

New Risks of GMO Food, Glyphosate Uncovered: Scientist's Ground-Breaking Research
Center for Research on Globalization
Within just a few weeks, two studies were published in the peer-reviewed journal Scientific Reports that cast new doubts on the safety of genetically modified foods and glyphosate herbicide. ... Risk factors include obesity, diabetes, and high blood ...

You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine by Alexandra Kleeman review – very weird is the new normal - The Guardian


You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine by Alexandra Kleeman review – very weird is the new normal
The Guardian
It's a contemporary take on Single White Female as scripted by Miranda July, shot through with elements of a distinctly Atwoodian dystopia – all food?-?focused: peculiar genetically modified fruit, “nutri-terrorists”, and a cult that preaches the ...

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WHAT THE POLITICIANS YOU ELECTED HAVE DONE TO AMERICA - NewsWithViews.com


WHAT THE POLITICIANS YOU ELECTED HAVE DONE TO AMERICA
NewsWithViews.com
What I believe is these companies that produce GMO products do so so that they will control the world's food supply. They say it is to produce ... The dangers of GMO products are being ignored for the sake of corporate profits. “Most studies with GM ...

WHAT THE POLITICIANS YOU ELECTED HAVE DONE TO AMERICA - NewsWithViews.com


WHAT THE POLITICIANS YOU ELECTED HAVE DONE TO AMERICA
NewsWithViews.com
The dangers of GMO products are being ignored for the sake of corporate profits. “Most studies with GM foods indicate that they may cause hepatic, pancreatic, renal, and reproductive effects and may alter haematological [blood], biochemical, and ...

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