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Consumers Willing To Pay More For Healthier GM Foods
2011-09-15 08:08:55

Consumers are eager to get their hands on, and teeth into, foods that are genetically modified (GM) to increase health benefits - and even pay more for the opportunity.

2011-05-05 00:00:29

Genetically Engineered Food News, a group focusing on genetically engineered and genetically modified foods, launches a website dedicated to informing consumers of the possible dangers and effects of GMOs (genetically modified organisms) on the world's food supply. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 Genetically Engineered Food News, a group focusing on genetically engineered and genetically modified foods, launches a website dedicated to informing consumers of the possible dangers and...

2010-09-27 15:31:42

A report presented today by Health and Consumer Policy Commissioner John Dalli to the Agriculture Council concludes that specific measures relating to storing and the application of isolation distances can help limit or avoid the co-mingling of genetically modified (GM) maize with conventional and organic maize.

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2009-10-26 15:05:44

Genetically modified squash plants that are resistant to a debilitating viral disease become more vulnerable to a fatal bacterial infection, according to biologists.

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2009-10-22 07:25:00

In a somewhat controversial statement made on Wednesday, The Royal Society said that world must utilize genetically modified crops in order to feed a rapidly growing global population and reduce the environmental damage of large-scale farming.

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2009-07-07 17:30:00

An international team of scientists has developed salt-tolerant plants using a new type of genetic modification (GM), bringing salt-tolerant cereal crops a step closer to reality.

2008-06-24 03:00:39

By Nickson, Thomas E A scientifically sound environmental risk assessment is required for crops derived from modern biotechnology (also referred to as genetically modified [GM]) prior to unrestricted release into the environment.

2008-06-20 12:00:30

By CAROLYN CHURCHILL IT was an issue which sparked mass protests only five years ago when demonstrators cut down fields of genetically modified crops as part of an ongoing campaign against what they termed "Frankenstein foods".

2006-03-24 16:35:00

Environmental group Greenpeace criticized Australia on Friday for promoting the experimental use of highly controversial "terminator seeds" derived from genetically modified plants.

2005-11-27 15:01:03

By Tom Armitage ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland voted in favor of a five-year ban on the farming of genetically modified plants and animals on Sunday, putting in place some of the toughest restrictions in Europe.


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