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HOME»NEWS»EARTH»AGRICULTURE»FARMING English farmers could grow commercial GM crops for first time

A landmark ruling by the European Parliament is this week expected to give ministers the power to approve genetically modified crops. Professor John Napier with one of the trial crops of GM Camelina being grown in England Photo: PAUL GROVER By Steven Swinford, Senior Political Correspondent 10:00PM GMT 09 Jan 2015 Genetically modified crops could be […]

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GMO Farmer: ‘I Won’t Eat My Own Crops’

Thanks to Monsanto, he feels he has no choice By Christina Sarich Like a thousand other farmers across the US, Kirk Bair is a farmer looking for ways to grow food economically and with as little labor as possible – but what are the moral implications of planting food you are aware is toxic, and selling […]

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How to Explain GMO labeling to Kids: Billy Nye!

If we genetically modify out food, say by taking a gene from a fish, and putting it into the tomato, we’re creating a whole new species. I subbed in a fourth grade classroom recently. During a science lesson on electricity, the teacher has me show an old Bill Nye the Science Guy video.  I had forgotten […]

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