By Steven Mufson, The Washington Post
Investors drove down the price of Monsanto shares by 4 percent on Friday as South Korea joined Japan in suspending imports of U.S. wheat after an unapproved strain of genetically modified wheat was discovered in a field in eastern Oregon.
By Dan Charles,
A farmer in Oregon has found some genetically engineered wheat growing on his land. It's an unwelcome surprise, because this type of wheat has never been approved for commercial planting.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it's , trying to find out how this wheat got there. The USDA says there's no risk to public health, but wheat are worried about how their customers in Asia and Europe will react.
Breaking: USDA Investigating Detection of Genetically Engineered GMO Glyphosate-Resistant Wheat in Oregon
USDA Press Release:
A Q&A document is available at: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/newsroom/
By Michael McAuliff, The Huffington Post
WASHINGTON -- The United States Senate decided again Thursday that it simply does not want to let states tell people whether or not they are eating genetically modified food.
New Research Reveals Previously Unknown Pathway of How Monsanto's Roundup and Glyphosate Wrecks Health
By Dr. Mercola
The more we learn about genetically engineered (GE) foods, the clearer the dangers become. I’ve warned you of the potential dangers of GE foods for many years now, as I was convinced that the artificial combining of plants with genes from wildly different kingdoms is bound to cause problems.
By Paul Harris, The Guardian
A high-stakes food fight in California is getting more heated. A proposal to require labeling of foods with genetically engineered ingredients has qualified to appear on the state ballot Nov. 6.