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Genetic Engineering is Very Different Than Traditional Breeding

The United States National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have established a committee to study the “economic, agronomic, health, safety, or other impacts of genetically engineered (GE) crops and food.” The committee’s results may be used to reassess the … Continue reading

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The 411 on Monsanto’s Genetically Engineered Sweet Corn

Here’s a piece I wrote about Monsanto’s genetically engineered sweet corn that was posted on Tom Philpott’s Mother Jones blog earlier today: Genetically engineered (GE) sweet corn is being sold at a Walmart near you. And because that company has said it sees … Continue reading

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On the Right to Know What We’re Buying

Here is the text of an op-ed piece I wrote that was published in the Davis Enterprise on September 20, 2012: Proposition 37, “The California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act,” was not written “to authorize a whole new … Continue reading

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Genetically Engineered Proteins Regulated as Food Additives: Another Very Short List

Regulation of most genetically engineered (GE) foods is currently not required by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  However, because many developers of GE foods have voluntarily consulted with the FDA about their products (and records of those consultations … Continue reading

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