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Genetically Engineered

Congress Hosts GMO Psychodrama

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

OK, quick, grab your gene gun and shoot tiny DNA-coated metal pellets of "Scandal" into the pitch-dark cell walls of the "House of Cards" and you have...

Golden Rice Is Not So Golden

Dr. Marcia Ishii-Eiteman | Posted 11.12.2013 | Green
Dr. Marcia Ishii-Eiteman

Golden Rice is no closer to solving the complex societal and public health problems underlying micronutrient deficiencies than before.

So What's With Libertarian and Republican Senators Voting Against States' Rights?

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

Last week, as it did last year, the U.S. Senate voted on an amendment supporting the rights of states to enact their own laws requiring the labeling of genetically engineered foods. The amendment was offered to the Senate Farm Bill by Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT) but failed 27 to 71.

GM Salmon: Why You Should Care!

Andrew Gunther | Posted 04.13.2013 | Green
Andrew Gunther

As someone who puts animal welfare and the environment front and center in my food choices, AquaBounty's claim that their GE salmon will reach a marketable weight in half the time immediately set alarm bells ringing.

Grassroots Lessons From Monsanto's Swiftboating of California's Campaign to Label GMOs

Jonathan Greenberg | Posted 01.12.2013 | Green
Jonathan Greenberg

Our movement made the costly mistake of arming itself with peace signs and love beads for what turned out to be a gunfight with an assault rifle-equipped enemy. The problem that We, the American People, now have is that big money has come to dictate political speech in America.

Should Mutant Mosquitos Be Released Into Florida?

Posted 07.17.2012 | Miami

Mosquitoes aren't just a pesky nuisance causing Floridians to claw at swollen welts on their limbs; they can also transmit deadly disease. Back in 200...

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Could Help Fight Malaria

Katherine Bindley | Posted 09.14.2012 | Green

Researchers have created another model of a genetically modified mosquito that could help stop the insect from spreading malaria, according to a press...

Monsanto Forced Fox TV to Censor Coverage of Dangerous Milk Drug

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Smith The following is the third in a series called Get Our Milk Off Drugs, written in response to pending le...

Throwing Biotech Lies at Tomatoes - Part 2: The Liars

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeffrey Smith < Read Part 1 I write about the Flavr Savr in Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetic...

WikiLeaks: US Should Retaliate Against EU for Genetically Modified Resistance

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Smith

WikiLeaked cables released over the weekend revealed more about the US' role as a global bully, trying to thrust unpopular genetically modified (GM) crops onto cautious governments and their citizens.

PHOTOS: Glow-In-The-Dark Cats, Venomous Cabbages & Other Bizarre Genetically Engineered Creations

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Laura Moss: Glow-in-the-dark cats? It may sound like science fiction, but they've been around for years. Cabbages that...

ARe Genetically Modified Foods The Secondhand Smoke Of This Century?

Ashley Koff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ashley Koff

GM foods came into our world with the promise of feeding the world, of helping farmers be more productive and as a result better off financially, and of being just as safe as their non-GMO relative.

GE Salmon? Are You Out of Your Minds?!

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeffrey Smith To help stop GE salmon, please sign petitions to the food industry and Congress. Has the FDA gone compl...

Genetically Modified Soy Diets Lead to Ovary and Uterus Changes in Rats

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith If you're still eating genetically modified (GM) soybeans and you plan on having kids, a Brazilian study...

I am not a Guinea Pig -- Say no to Frankenfish

Stephanie Soechtig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stephanie Soechtig

When we made our documentary "Tapped" there were countless stories of people blindsided by the arrival of bottled water conglomorates coming into into...

You're Appointing Who? Please Obama, Say It's Not So!

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

The person who may be responsible for more food-related illness and death than anyone in history has just been made the US food safety czar.

Working With The Law Of Attraction - Day Two

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

I listened to the birds chirping away in the garden. Shining through the trees, the sun cast lacy patterns on the grass. I looked at Amma's pictur...

USDA Says Genetically-Engineered Alfalfa is Safe for Environment

Marlen Suyapa Bodden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marlen Suyapa Bodden

Environmental and food safety advocates are cheering the attention that the use of genetically-engineered plants will get in an upcoming Monsanto appeal, but worry that the USDA will short-circuit the appeals process.

Agricultural Biotechnology: Scourge or Savior?

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Congress should require the Food and Drug Administration to formally approve new GE foods to ensure that they are safe for humans.

Will Genetically Modified Foods Make You Sick?

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

Two new government studies, published within days of each other, point to disturbing health hazards of genetically modified foods.