Preventing escape of GMO salmon

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It’s been a long time coming. The FDA has finally released their decision about fast-growing, genetically engineered salmon. They state: “After an exhaustive and rigorous scientific review, FDA has arrived at the decision that AquAdvantage salmon is as safe to eat … Continued

The experiment begins!

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Many people have started getting their experiment kits for The GMO Corn Experiment. Let us know when you’ve gotten yours by Tweeting @franknfoode or using #GMOexperiment, or share in the comments below! If you already ordered an experiment kit – When … Continued

To regulate GMO we must define GMO

posted in: Science & Society | 108

While the United States is starting the long road to changes in our biotech regulatory system, other countries are also working on their regulatory processes. Coincidentally, the New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority (NZEPA) has an open call for comments closing on 11 … Continued

Are you a bully?

posted in: Side with Science | 0

Are you a bully online? It’s so easy to fall into bad habits when we can’t see each other’s faces. The internet can unfortunately bring out the worst in even the best of us. Jef Rouner has written an excellent guide … Continued

Site construction

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You may have noticed a few changes here and there on the Biofortified Blog and across the website. We are hard at work making major improvements. We’re getting a much faster host, testing a responsive website design, switching comments to Disqus, … Continued

What’s in a name?

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“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” –Shakespeare Does the name of a scientific technique and its results matter? There are many names for genetic engineering and genetically engineered organisms, … Continued

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