Latest Transgenic maize Stories
Volunteer corn -- unwanted plants from a previous year's harvest -- can provide a safe harbor for pests from insecticides, U.S.
A newspaper reported Monday that genetically modified crops are being grown in Britain for the first time since a year ago when controversial trials were resumed without alerting the public.
The European Food Safety Authority declared on Tuesday that a genetically modified strain of maize banned in some EU countries poses no risk to health or the environment.
Germany has announced plans to ban the cultivation and sale of genetically modified maize.
Two genetically modified corn varieties failed to garner enough votes for approval or for dismissal in a European bid for licensing. A European Commission science committee gave Bt-11 corn seed made by Swiss company Syngenta and 1507 seed made jointly by Pioneer Hi-Bred International and Dow AgroScience 127 votes for approval Wednesday.
Research from scientists in the United States, Mexico and the Netherlands has identified genes from genetically-engineered corn in conventional crop strains in Mexico.
By The Yomiuri Shimbun Jul. 4--TOKYO -- In Maumee Plain in Ohio, in the Corn Belt of the U.S. Midwest, Jeff Goetz pointed to a vast field of soybeans stretching out before him.
When Pierre, a 50-year-old French maize farmer, was offered the chance to grow his first genetically-modified (GMO) crops, he jumped at the chance and predicts many others will soon follow suit.
Despite concerns from some critics of genetically modified crops that the foods may raise consumers' risk of allergic reactions, a new study finds no evidence that this is the case.
By Jeremy Smith BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union authorized imports of a genetically modified (GMO) maize on Monday, the third GMO product to win approval since the EU ended its unofficial biotech ban last year, officials said. The maize, known as MON 863, is engineered by U.S.