21 Sep: Cloned Salmon – Labeling Is Not the Issue: Safety and Ethics Are

Two days of public hearings have passed on the approval of the first genetically engineered (GE) animal intended for human consumption, the AquAdvantage GE salmon — including a U.S. Food and drug Administration (FDA) hearing today to discuss whether or not these GE fish should be labeled as such if they are approved; a 60-day public comment period on the labeling issue will be open until November 22, 2010. But the question of labeling presupposes that allowing is a done deal, despite the fact that the FDA has made up its mind in the absence of proof of any kind, much less anything resembling definitive evidence of safety: for salmon, for the environment and for humans.

07 May: Introducing Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith is author of Seeds of Deception, the world’s bestselling and #1 rated book on the topic of GMO’s. Mr. Smith is the Executive Director of the Institute for Responsible Technology, whose Campaign for Healthier Eating in America is…

09 Oct: Monsanto a Focus of US Antitrust Investigation

original link: By CHRISTOPHER LEONARD AP Agribusiness Writer ST. LOUIS October 8, 2009 (AP) The Justice Department is investigating whether Monsanto Co. violated antitrust rules in trying to expand its dominance of the market for genetically engineered crops. Monsanto…