In an effort to reassure global consumers of Monsanto’s leading product, a team assembled by the agrochemical giant is challenging the World Health Organization (WHO)’s conclusion which deemed Roundup herbicide “probably carcinogenic” to humans.
A Chinese biotech seed firm is aiming to launch the country's first genetically modified corn products overseas on the home turf of the world's top agricultural companies, as Beijing's reticence over GMO food keeps the domestic market off limits.
A dangerous, hard-to-detect superbug is on the rise, according to a report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The bacterium, which scientists dubbed the “phantom menace,” is antibiotic-resistant.
It's hard to believe the levels of deception that Congress and our regulatory officials at the FDA will go to, but in the past several weeks the FDA has approved GMO salmon and denied a citizens' petition by the Center for Food Safety submitted in March of 2012 that called for mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods.
Soybean trading firms in Brazil will have to renegotiate agreements to collect royalties for seed giant Monsanto Co on genetically modified soybeans bought from farmers, the president of industry association Abiove said on Wednesday.