Unapproved genetically modified wheat found growing in the US is threatening the outlook for US exports of the world's biggest traded food commodity, with importers keenly aware of consumer sensitivity to gen
Rats fed a lifetime diet of Monsanto's genetically modified corn or exposed to its top-selling weedkiller Roundup suffered tumours and multiple organ damage, according to a French study published on Wednesday.
Although the lea
Corn that has been genetically engineered to produce insect-killing proteins isolated from the soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) provides significant economic benefits even to neighbouring farmers who grow non-transgenic varieties of corn
In a taste of things to come, food scientists say they have cooked up a way of using nanotechnology to make low-fat or fat-free foods just as appetising and satisfying as their full-fat fellows.
The implications could be significant in com
US health officials are set to rule on whether a faster-growing, genetically engineered fish is safe to eat in a decision that could deliver the first altered animal food to consumers' dinner plates.
The fish, made by Aqua Bounty Technolog
US farmers are looking at growing genetically modified (GM) wheat as a way to improve profitability, Carl Hausmann, chief executive of agribusiness group Bunge North America, said on Wednesday.
US farmers are already growing and exporting
Europe faces a major overhaul in the way it deals with genetically modified (GM) crops, after the European Commission sparked controversy with new plans to circumvent its cumbersome legislative review process.
The EU executive
Germany will ban cultivation and sale of genetically modified (GMO) maize, German Agriculture Minister Ilse Aigner said on Tuesday.
The ban affects US biotech company Monsanto's MON 810 maize which may no longer be sown for this summer's h
Genetically modified food could soon be on the shelves in Bahrain's shops. The country is gearing up to test GM foods, so it is ready when they hit the market, a senior official declared yesterday.
It is 'only a matter of time'