Sad tale of a failed struggle to educate lawmakers on the Big Island of Hawaii as to the facts of genetically-engineered agricultural products, vs. their superstitions and public concern. The result: an inane and harmful ban of GMO crop cultivation there.
Golden Rice is a genetically-modified food (often referred to with the shorthand GMO). Although there is no reason to suspect that this process has any innate risk - quite the contrary in fact - there is a highly vocal activist
The debate over the ballot measure I-522, which would require labeling of genetically engineered foods (GMOs) sold in the state of Washington, is getting heated as voting day gets closer. And ever-increasing amounts of money are being
As was the case in California nearly one year ago, the GMO-labeling controversy is now rearing its head in Washington State. Known as Initiative 522, the proposed law would require labeling of food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
A few weeks ago, we here at ACSH signed a petition protesting the destruction of test fields of golden rice in the Philippines. The editors of the journal Science,
According to the World Health Organization, approximately 250 million preschool children worldwide suffer from vitamin A deficiency.
A recent article in The New York Times documents the efforts being made by Florida citrus growers to combat a disease citrus greening that threatens to destroy the entire industry, if not oranges as a species.
In an invited essay in Scientific American this week, Dr. Nina Fedoroff explains why genetically engineered crops and foods benefit both people and the environment.
ACSH's new series where experts debunk the junkiest health and science studies making news. This segment features Dr. Gilbert Ross and Dr. Josh Bloom talking about GMOs and artificially-sweetened beverages