The federal government has given the final OK to three more types of potatoes genetically engineered by Boise’s J.R. Simplot Co. to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine. They are safe for the environment and safe to eat, officials announced. Story here
NEW YORK — Scientists have grown human cells inside pig embryos, a very early step toward the goal of growing livers and other human organs in animals to transplant into people. Continue reading “Growing human organs in pigs”
For years, Chile has had a curious double standard when it comes to genetically modified organisms. The country is a global powerhouse in the production of GM seeds — but makes them strictly off-limits to domestic farmers. Throw any in the ground for the local market, and the crop cops may slap you with a fine.
This blog prides itself on taking a neutral stance on the GMO issue. However, I just couldn’t help but share the following video. What a great job they did with the voices. When someone on the other side produces a good video we’ll be certain to share it in response. Actually, the issues raised in the video are not too far off the mark when it comes to what the issues are with GMO crops. Continue reading “Top 5 GMO Lies”
With most of the vote in (32 of 33 precincts) the GMO mosquito question had split results.
In Key Haven where the test would take place, it’s a resounding no – 65 to 35 percent. But the rest of the county said yes – 58 to 42 percent.
Listen to the story here: