Earth Minute: Genetically Modified Crops

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Genetically Modified Crops The biotech industry has long claimed that gene-edited or genetically modified crops do not need to be regulated by the federal government due to “indistinguishable” changes made… Read More

Earth Minute: Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Genetically Modified Mosquitoes The plan to release genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys has been temporarily postponed. In May, the EPA approved the experimental release of genetically modified mosquitoes… Read More

Earth Watch: Barry Wray On Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Photo: Langelle/GJEP Barry Wray is the Executive Director of the Florida Keys Environmental Coalition, which he formed in 2010 in response to threats for the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill to the ecosystems and livelihood of the FL… Read More

Reports Show Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Ineffective and Risky

GeneWatch UK released an updated report on Oxitec’s releases of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes in the Cayman Islands. The report cites new information regarding ineffectiveness and risks, including the annual report of the project, recently released as a result… Read More

Public Concern Growing with Looming Release of GM Mosquitoes in Florida

A growing contingent of people are saying “No” to the release of genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida. A Change.org petition with nearly 170,000 signatures against the release of the GM mosquito states the following: Right now, a British… Read More

Ministry Ignores Thousands of Public Submissions on Genetically Engineered Trees

 This release from late 2015 comes from GE Free NZ and Rage Inc. The release illustrates how widespread the threat of genetically engineered trees has become around the world. An update by the Ministry of Primary Industries evaluation of… Read More

New Study Finds Genetically Engineered Alfalfa Has Gone Wild, Exposing Failure of “Coexistence” Policy

An excerpt from “Food For Thought,” the Center For Food Safety Blog. See the full article here. By Bill Freese Science Policy Analyst, Center for Food Safety A recent study by USDA scientists shows that genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa… Read More