EC concerns over GM rice
- USDA Faces a Tough Compromise on GMO Crops. VOSBURGH, ROBERT // SN: Supermarket News;1/31/2011, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p8
The article informs that environmental activists are creating problems for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (DoA) in supporting and regulating production of genetically modified (GM) crops. It has been stated that they worry that weather, birds or pollinating bees could cause GM material to...
- Begone! evil genes. Cohen, Philip // New Scientist;7/6/2002, Vol. 175 Issue 2350, p32
Focuses on the plan of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to establish the Technology Protection System for genetically modified product. Fertility of the crop seeds; Concerns of the consumer on allergic reactions; Answer to the problems due to genetically modified plants.
- GM food singled out for labeling in the US. Fox, Jeffrey L. // Nature Biotechnology;Apr2000, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p375
Focuses on proposals made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) related to the labeling of genetically modified foods in the U.S. Overview of proposals made by USDA in 1998; Several legislative bills submitted in the U.S. Senate mandating the labeling of genetically modified food;...
- Biotech---the Green's Waterloo? Nahan, Mike // Institute of Public Affairs Review;Sep2002, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p21
Focuses on an issue regarding the development of genetically modified food (GM) in the international community despite the lobbying efforts of green movements. Examples of countries that will and are growing GM; Factors attributed to the growing popularity of GM.
- GREEN CLIPPINGS. Irving, Pam // Canadian Organic Grower;Winter2008, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p36
The article presents updates related to organic growing. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has decided not take further disciplinary measures against Aurora Organic Dairy for violating National Organic Standards. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected four Monsanto patents related to...
- Food for Thought. Cottrill, Ken // Traffic World;6/14/99, Vol. 258 Issue 11, p40
Focuses on the growth of organic food market in the United States. Increase of genetically engineered products; Improvement of the imports and exports of natural foods; Derivation of information-gathering programs for organic foods by the US Department of Agriculture.
- An apple a day... may be genetically modified. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Apr2015, p12
The article reports on the criticism of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) by the food safety and environmental advocates in the U.S. for approving a genetically engineered Okanagan Specialty Fruits' Arctic Apples despite receiving 73,000 comments against the action as of April 2015.
- Could genetically engineered potato take some starch out of anti-GMO rhetoric? Robinson, Elton // Southwest Farm Press;12/18/2014, Vol. 41 Issue 24, p4
The author argues on opposition of anti-genetically modified foods (GMO) activists and organic farming groups on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) approval of a genetically engineered Innate potatoes which are bruise resistant and reduce a carcinogen produced by frying.
- USDA Figures Show Rise in GM Crop Plantings. Franz, Neil // Chemical Week;4/10/2002, Vol. 164 Issue 15, p36
Reports on the estimates released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) which show the growth of genetically modified (GM) crops planting as of April 2002. Increase in GM corn acreage in 2002; Opposition of environmental groups to GM crops; Value of biotechnology to growers.