FDA: Golden Rice Doesn’t Meet Nutritional Requirements to Make Health Claim

By Allison Wilson, PhD and Jonathan Latham, PhD Via Independent Science News The biotech industry and its supporters have promoted GMO Golden Rice for decades as an urgently needed solution to vitamin A deficiency. But, in a surprising… Read More

Other Viewpoints on the Science March, ‘Big Agro on Campus’

Dr. Devon G Peña wrote a piece, March for Science: Why I Will Not be Marching with the ‘Liberal Nerds‘ referencing The March for Science, a series of rallies and marches held in Washington, D.C. and more than 600 other cities across… Read More

Campaign: Help Stop the World Bank’s Takeover of Farmers’ Right to Seeds

The following letter writing campaign challenges the World Bank’s takeover of farmers’ right to seeds. The email address to sign on with and the individual letters being sent are below.   Dear friends and colleagues, Please join us in… Read More

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and the Mentality of Propaganda Control

Originally published by GlobalResearch.ca   By Richard Gale and Dr. Gary Null   The evidence for genetically modified organism (GMOs) safety for human consumption and its environmental risks remains one of the nation’s most contentious, controversial and debated… Read More

ChemChina-Syngenta Deal: Why It Matters

Originally published by Chinadialogue: A US national security panel this week cleared a deal proposed by state-owned Chinese company ChemChina to acquire Syngenta, the Switzerland-based seed and biotechnology agribusiness. At US$43 billion (287 billion yuan), it will be… Read More

State Owned Enterprise ChemChina Cleared to Take Over Syngenta

Reuters recently reported that a “U.S. national security panel has cleared ChemChina’s $43 billion takeover of Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta (SYNN.S), the companies said, boosting chances that the largest foreign acquisition ever by a Chinese company… Read More