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...
Illinois Lawmaker to Push GMO Labeling
- February 7, 2014
Posted February 7, 2014 An Illinois lawmaker says he will pursue legislation requiring labeling for genetically modified (GMO) foods, according...
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...
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...
FDA Declines Judges’ Request to Define “Natural”
- January 10, 2014
Posted January 10, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently decline requested by three federal judges to determine...
USDA Seeks Comments on Deregulation of New Herbicide Resistant Seeds
- January 8, 2014
Posted January 8, 2014 Last week, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recommended the deregulation of genetically engineered...
USDA Reopens Comment Period for GE Apples
- January 7, 2014
Posted January 7, 2014 USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recently announced that it will reopen the comment...
FBI Arrests Suspects Charged with Stealing Seed Technology
- December 17, 2013
Posted December 17, 2013 In a case of agricultural espionage, federal prosecutors recently announced that the FBI arrested several individuals...
Fed Official Suggests Farmers Pursue GMO Crop Standards
- December 12, 2013
Posted December 12, 2013 After China rejected U.S. corn shipments, a top U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested that farmers consider...
FDA to Announce Decision on Genetically Modified Salmon
- December 11, 2013
Posted December 11, 2013 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to announce its decision on genetically modified...
Hawaiian Islands Move to Limit GMO Crops and Pesticides
- December 9, 2013
Posted December 9, 2013 The Hawaiian island of Maui will consider a bill that would require companies to disclose when...
New Hampshire Legislature Considers GMO Labeling Bill
- November 11, 2013
Posted November 11, 2013 The New Hampshire state legislature is currently considering a bill that would require labeling for genetically...