A major change to U.S. regulation of biotech will exempt some gene-edited plants from government oversight.
The Washington state Supreme Court has reinstated a whopping $18 million judgment and penalty against one of America's most powerful corporate lobbies, the Grocery Manufacturers Association, for intentionally shielding names of food companies contributing millions to defeat a Washington ballot initiative.
"We didn't want to be exposed to Monsanto's losses," said Alyson Emanuel, a former vice president of global strategic marketing for herbicides.
You may or may not mind chicken dipped in chlorine, but there is far more at stake, for the consumer, the farmers and the ecosystem.
AquAdvantage Salmon are the first genetically modified animals approved for human consumption in the U.S.
Industry's stake in the system is clear. Companies gain the expertise and credibility of renowned plant science experts, University Extension experts who Missouri farmers trust. What's not so clear is how the public benefits.
Dogged for years by bad press, Monsanto hit reboot with Ketchum, the PR firm, and also enlisted a Washington Post columnist in a supporting role..
Our current crisis reaffirms the importance of weighing the health benefits of eating fish against chemical exposure risks.