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Should Monsanto be the Target?

As I read about the protests held against Monsanto worldwide recently, I found myself wondering: is Monsanto the appropriate target for these protests? I know there are reasons people are unhappy with Monsanto. One is that during California’s most recent … Continue reading

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Crop Genetic Engineering, Warts and All

This is a paper I wrote that was published by PBGworks October 26, 2012: Crop genetic engineering is a powerful technology that is helping scientists reveal how genes and genomes function. It could also be used to solve important global … 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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Genetically Engineered Foods in the U.S. that have been Labeled: A Very Short List

The genetically engineered (GE) sweet corn varieties that Monsanto hopes to sell to American farmers this fall apparently will not be the first GE sweet corn to show up in the produce sections of U.S. grocery stores.  According to Monsanto’s … Continue reading

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