Unapproved GM Wheat Discovered Again in the U.S.

GM wheat that has not been approved for sale or commercial production in the U.S has been found growing in a field in Washington state. […]

Genetic Modification of African Traditional Crops

R&D on the genetic modification of traditional crops is underway in seven African countries. This report explains how these projects are diverting resources, policies and practices, away from implementing real solutions to hunger and malnutrition. […]

International Tribunal Demands GM Maize Ban in Mexico

The Mexican Chapter of the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal has called on the Mexican government to ban the planting of GM maize in the country. […]

Second Discovery of Unapproved GM Wheat in the U.S.

Unapproved GM wheat has been discovered growing in Montana following a similar discovery last year in Oregon. The GM wheat was only authorized for field trials between 2000-2003, and no GM wheat has ever been commercialized. […]

GM Maize Face Hurdles in Mexico

A Mexican court has upheld an injunction against the further testing or commercialization of GM maize in the country, on the grounds of risk of imminent harm to the environment. […]

Unresolved Questions Around Golden Rice

An article in The Ecologist exposes the tangled web of unanswered questions around Golden Rice, especially the full implications of the terms of ‘humanitarian use’ which receiving countries would be wise to consider carefully before availing themselves of […]

Questions Persist over the Golden Rice Campaign

Testbiotech puts forward compelling reasons as to why Golden Rice is losing credibility as its proponents continue to fail to address the burning question of whether it can actually combat VAD and the risks associated with its cultivation and consumption […]

Golden Rice and the Children of the Poor

This article provides a developing country perspective on the issue of Golden Rice, which is genetically engineered to produce betacarotene, a precursor to vitamin A. […]

Unapproved GE Wheat Contaminates US Farm

The USDA announced on 29 May 2013 the presence of unapproved GE wheat plants on an Oregon farm. It is not known how the contamination occurred, almost 8 years after field tests ended. […]

Discovery of Unapproved GE Wheat Underscores Poor Control over Field Trials

Following the announcement that unapproved GE wheat plants were found in a farm in Oregon, there has been a growing demand for answers on how this could have happened and strong critique on the (in)adequacy of control over field trials of GE crops. […]