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Genetic Engineering Helps Plants Survive In Drought

The Sacramento Bee ran a timely op-ed about how technology can help farmers deal with …

Skip the 1,000-Calorie Burrito and Chipotle's Dishonest Food Snobbery

For some reason, the news seems to be teeming with stories related to Chipotle’s announcement …

When Did Science Become a Dirty Word?

Cathleen Enright wrote a thoughtful commentary for CNBC on about how consumers are increasingly standing …

UK Government Adviser: Organic Farming Not Always Best

The Guardian reported on remarks by a UK government scientific adviser stating that organic farming …

Scientists, Regulators Brief NRC Committee on GE Crops

The National Research Council’s Genetically Engineered (GE) Crops Committee held its second public meeting in …

House Committee Examines GM Food Ingredients and FDA Regulation

It was a big day for agricultural biotechnology in our nation’s capital. The House Energy …

Labeling Initiatives Fall in 2014 Elections; Maui Farmers Brace for Legal Fight

The ag, biotech and food communities watched closely as the results of ballot initiatives in …

GMO Policy in La La Land

Urban Dictionary says the term “La La Land” often refers to Los Angeles or a …

What’s Your Food Day Story?  

Many events celebrating food and agriculture are taking place around the world during the month …

The Washington Post: Are Patents the Problem?

Tamar Haspel, food columnist for the Washington Post, looks at the issue of seed patents …