Jun 12, 2013

More pests resistant to GM crops, study says

More pest species are becoming resistant to the most popular type of genetically modified, insect-repellent crops, but not in areas where farmers follow expert advice, a study showed Monday. The paper delves into a key aspect of so-called Bt corn and cotton — plants ...

Jun 2, 2013

U.S. probes other possible cases of modified wheat

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investigating the discovery of genetically engineered wheat in an Oregon field as the outcry mounted Friday among consumer groups and after Japan suspended some American imports. U.S. regulators said the wheat carries no risks but the outcome ...