Following allegations last week that millions of American children are being exposed to a suspected carcinogen through a raft of popular oat-based foods, New York Senator Chuck Schumer has now accused the FDA of withholding information on a weed killer...
A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Monsanto by organic farmers and seed companies— but stressed that Monsanto has in turn given binding promises that it will not sue farmers whose crops have been inadvertently contaminated with...
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a letter of no objection that Monsanto’s ‘nutritionally improved’ soybeans are generally recognized as safe (GRAS), enabling food makers to test the soy oil.
News that a variety of GM corn produced signs of liver and kidney
toxicity in rats should be a wake-up call for better testing and
more transparency from biotechs, if GMOs are to be accepted by
increasingly sceptical consumers.
Biotech giant Monsanto is to develop new versions of its reduced
trans-fat Vistive soybean with the aim of improving shelf life and
flavor of soy oil, lowering saturated fat content and enhancing the
bean with Omega-3.
Energy bar manufacturers could stand to benefit from a new line of
soy proteins that are to be developed by Biotech giant Monsanto and
soy ingredients supplier Solae, who claim their product will be
better tasting and more soluble...
Ministers in the EU recently blocked a move by biotech giant
Monsanto to launch a GM corn onto the market but finding a
favourable response in less cynical countries the firm said
yesterday that Argentina had given the green light.
US biotech crop pioneer Monsanto is to suspend the introduction of
the world's first biotech wheat, amidst public outcry at the
possible risks of genetically modified crops and at Monsanto's
aggressive marketing tactics,...
Whatever their stance on the debate over genetically modified
crops, bakers are now having to decide on whether to stick to
conventional wheats or the genetically engineered product- albeit
with greater social, political and economic...