Food Industry Waits for Vermont GMO Food Labeling Law
- May 8, 2014
Posted May 8, 2014 Kraft Foods Group Inc. and other food companies are facing the prospect of a state law...
EPA Seeks Comments on Registration of Enlist Duo
- May 6, 2014
Posted May 6, 2014 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking comments on its proposed decision to register Enlist...
UC-Davis Asks Court to Dismiss Strawberry Commission’s Lawsuit
- April 30, 2014
Posted April 30, 2014 The dispute between the University of California-Davis and the California Strawberry Commission continues over the rights...
USDA Approves Dow GE Soybeans
- April 23, 2014
Posted April 23, 2014 USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recently announced its approval of nonregulated status for...
President Obama Endorses Biotechnology, Praises Borlaug
- April 21, 2014
Posted April 21, 2014 The dedication of Dr. Norman Borlaug’s statue in the U.S. Capitol last month promoted President Obama...
AFBF Holds Meeting on Farm Data Privacy
- April 11, 2014
Posted April 11, 2014 The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) held a meeting on Thursday on how to protect farm...
Study Shows Incidents of GMO Crops in Food and Feed Rising
- March 17, 2014
Posted March 17, 2014 A new study by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) shows an...
Agriculture Companies Announce Effort to Standardize and Secure Farm Data
- March 13, 2014
Posted March 13, 2014 On Tuesday, Purdue University researchers and a group of agriculture companies announced an open source project...
Syngenta Announces Rules for New GMO Corn Seed
- March 10, 2014
Posted March 10, 2014 Syngenta AG will require producers who plant a new type of genetically modified (GMO) corn seed...
Farm Bureau Voices Data Privacy Concerns to Congress
- February 26, 2014
Posted February 26, 2014 The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) recently voiced its concerns related to “big data,” ownership and...
Organic Farmers Discuss GMO Tolerance
- February 14, 2014
Posted February 14, 2014 Organic farmers are discussing how to deal with contamination from genetically modified (GMO) crops and “tolerance...
UC-Davis Strawberry Lawsuit on Hold for Settlement Negotiations
- February 5, 2014
Posted February 5, 2014 University of California officials say a lawsuit over the rights to berry research and varieties is...
Monsanto Supports Industry Standards for Farm Data
- February 4, 2014
Posted February 4, 2014 Monsanto Co. recently stated its support for industry-wide standards for managing farm data, according to an...
Monsanto Shareholders Consider GMO Proposals
- January 29, 2014
Posted January 29, 2014 Monsanto shareholders considered two proposals related to genetically modified (GMO) foods at their annual meeting on...
Biotech Companies Sue Kauai County over GMO Disclosure Law
- January 16, 2014
Posted January 16, 2014 Agricultural biotechnology companies, Dow, Syngenta, BASF, and DuPont Pioneer, have filed a lawsuit to block the...
Monsanto Says Biotech Wheat Moving Closer to Market
- January 13, 2014
Posted January 13, 2014 Monsanto recently announced that it was making progress on the development of herbicide-tolerant wheat, advancing the...