Several modern genetic tools are being developed to reduce or eliminate mosquitoes that carry epidemic causing viruses. Is it realistic to assume these technologies can be used effectively in a large scale?
A new documentary, License to Farm, appears to perpetuate the farmer vs. consumer mentality in the issues of farming and food.
The Genetic Expert News Service is an independent project providing expertise from scientists on the latest news on genetics and biotechnology, and helping journalists to source expert contacts.
Food and Water Watch, an NGO that was founded as spin off from Ralph Nader's liberal advocacy group Public Citizen, has become a strong advocate against GMO salmon and pesticides.
Michael Pollan is a journalist and advocate of organic and mostly vegetarian diets for health, environmental, and socio-economic reasons and is a sharp critic of what he calls "industrial agriculture," including the use of genetically modified crops. He is seen as an important intellectual leader of the pro-organic food movement. He was …
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