Archive for February 20th, 2008

Herbicide Resistant Genes Found in Weeds

This news seems to be a blow to the biotechnology sector. It seems that their assurances of genetically modified being generally safe for the environment may have been over stated. It seems that the mission of biotech companies trying to calm consumers fearful of genetically modified plants and their effects may have just taken many steps backward. There has been a campaign started by people in the biotech sector trying to sell the idea that genetically modified organisms are perfectly safe. One…