Regulatory Approval Ignores Possible Dangers Of GE Potatoes

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), a trans-Tasman regulatory body, has approved 6 lines of GE potatoes (A1139) carrying genes from viruses and bacteria to stop discoloration and alter vital nutritional components. The NZ Minister for Food Safety… Read More

Trump Administration Sued Over GE Food Labeling

Washington, DC — Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration for its failure to comply with the 2016 federal law on the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and… Read More

‘Bleeding’ Veggie Burger Has ‘No Basis for Safety,’ According to FDA

Documents show that makers of the “Impossible Burger” ignored FDA’s warnings about safety of burger’s key GMO ingredient   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Creators of a fake-meat burger made with a high-profile genetically engineered ingredient may have landed their… Read More

Listen: Anne Petermann on Over Quarter Million Signatures Against GE Eucalyptus

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann was this week’s Earth Watch guest on KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show hosted by Margeret Prescod. Petermann and Prescod discussed that well over a quarter of a million people and 500 organizations… Read More

URGENT ALERT: Sign On to Stop USDA Approval of Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees Before July 5!

 The red cockaded woodpecker is one of the endangered species imperiled by the proposed development of GE eucalyptus plantations in its habitat in the US Southeast. Photo courtesy: USFWS Demand the USDA reject genetically engineered eucalyptus trees in the US… Read More

Will Donald Trump Impact Future of Genetically Engineered Trees?

After Six Years USDA, GE Tree Company ArborGen Fail to Launch GE Eucalyptus  New York (12 January 2017) – Tuesday, 17 January 2017, the eve of the new Trump Presidency, will mark six years since genetically engineered tree (GE)… Read More

Report: GMO Corn Consumed By Millions May Be Unsafe

This is yet another example of genetically engineered organisms having unintended and unpredictable impacts. It underscores the need to use the Precautionary Principle when dealing with all GMOs–forcing scientists and industry to PROVE these GMOs are safe BEFORE… Read More

‘Open Source’ Plant Breeders Resisting Corporate Control

By Rachel Cernansky Originally Published at Ensia.com   December 12, 2016 — Frank Morton has been breeding lettuce since the 1980s. His company offers 114 varieties, among them Outredgeous, which last year became the first plant that NASA astronauts… Read More

Genetically Engineered Bentgrass Approved Despite Failure to Stop Spreading From Old Experiment Plots

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Environmental Protection Agency released a final environmental impact statement today giving the green light to genetically engineered creeping bentgrass, a highly invasive grass genetically engineered by Monsanto and Scotts to withstand what would normally… Read More

New York Times: GM Crops Don’t Increase Yields, Reduced Chemicals

The New York Times, one of the most widely read mainstream newspapers, is reporting what many readers here may already know – GM crops do not result in better yields or lower chemical usage. “Doubts about the promised… Read More