How did dicamba drift became such a problem in 2015-2018? What will happen in 2019? Follow the timeline and learn what’s next in this post.
What creative ideas do you have for the US biotechnology regulatory agencies? With the White House call for comments closing on November 13th, now is the opportunity to share. In this post, I’ll talk about one idea that will be … Read More
The development, testing, and regulation of genetically engineered crops usually takes a significant investment of time and resources, and it comes as no surprise that these crops are patented so that their developers can recoup their investments. Farmers who grow … Read More
A Modest Proposal Should food with ingredients from genetically engineered crops – “GMOs” – be labeled? Many argue that consumers have a “right to know” about this. Ok, if the real reason for labeling is to provide consumers with knowledge, … Read More
Most Biofortified Blog readers will have heard by now that glyphosate tolerant genetically engineered wheat has been found growing in a field in Oregon. There’s a lot of interesting details to consider, but for now we’ll start with a simple … Read More
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) says that it “helps protect your family from pesticides.” The purpose of this post is to “help protect your family from dangerously misleading information from the EWG.” Each year since 1991, the USDA has been … Read More
Mark Twain once said, “A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” There was a perfect example of that last month. The Center for Food Safety (CFS) spread the term, “Agent … Read More
As you may already know, the Environmental Working Group is a 501(c)(3) NGO with the goal of protecting “kids from toxic chemicals in our food, water, air and the products we use every day”. One of their major efforts is … Read More