GMO derived sugar is said to be experiencing the full brunt of public distrust over GM foods, as more food manufacturers turn away from GMO sugar beets.
How has a technology as novel as genetic engineering so swiftly become a central component of global food and fiber production?
Four years into the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, some Americans are losing confidence that the conventional wisdom at our disposal, whether liberal or conservative, is capable of restoring the financial security and opportunity we once enjoyed.
The future world’s food supplies may well be decided in America’s courts.
Update: 2-25-2011 According to Reuters, Dr. Don Huber’s letter to Secretary Vilsack [existence of letter] confirmed by R. Andre Bell, USDA spokesperson, and is currently under review.
US agricultural regulators on Friday said despite a court ban, they would allow commercial planting of genetically modified sugar beets under closely controlled conditions.
Alan Kapuler is well-educated in a formal academic sense, and also from a lifetime of work planting, breeding, and cataloging his vast collection of open pollinated seeds.
Alan Kapuler is a public domain organic seed breeder, and is often regarded as the founding father of the organic seed movement.
Dr. Vandana Shiva founded the Research for Science, Technology, and Ecology, (RFSTE) organization, inspired by her earlier involvement with the Chipko movement.
June 11, 2010 In Skara, Sweden, the genetically modified Amflora potato is being grown for its starch content, not food. But the debate and concern still continues for many in the region. Go to original post…