Mexico Approves GM Maize Pilot Project Written by Agence France Presse Category: Articles Published: 10 March 2011 MEXICO CITY — Mexico has approved its first pilot project to grow genetically-modified (GM) maize, a move expected to draw fire from environmental groups who fear its impact on treasured local corn. Greenpeace and other environmental groups have protested such projects, saying they open the door to the widespread planting of crops that could contaminate or drive out … [Read more...] about Mexico Approves GM Maize Pilot Project
Sudden Plant Death Disease Claim Linked To GM Crops? Has Technology Become Our Undoing? Written by The Extinction Protocol Category: Articles Published: 02 April 2011 DES MOINES, Ia. - Bouncing down a dirt road a couple of summers ago, past a gentle patchwork of barnyards and soybean fields in central Iowa, farmer Kent Friedrichsen strained over the steering wheel of his van and stared through the windshield in dismay. His soybean fields, where he'd used seeds developed by Monsanto Co. and … [Read more...] about Sudden Plant Death Disease Claim Linked To GM Crops? Has Technology Become Our Undoing?
Genetically Modified Cows Produce 'Human' Milk Written by Richard Gray Category: Articles Published: 02 April 2011 Scientists have created genetically modified cattle that produce "human" milk in a bid to make cows' milk more nutritious. Researchers say they are able to create cows that produce milk containing a human protein called lysozyme Photo: PA The scientists have successfully introduced human genes into 300 dairy cows to produce milk with the same properties as human breast … [Read more...] about Genetically Modified Cows Produce ‘Human’ Milk