Posts Tagged ‘biotech companies’

The Different Problems With GMO’s

Genetically modified organisms or GM plants have become quite a fiery issue nowadays. Those who support it say that it is the answer to better crop harvest and management. Others who do not believe in it, say otherwise. GM plants have been cultivated for several decades now. However, it is only recently that the newer […]

GM Food Labeling: The Battle Between Safety Vs. Profits

There is an ongoing debate going on regarding the proper labeling of GM food products. Currently, consumers do not have the means to determine whether food products that they buy at the supermarkets contain ingredients coming from GM crops. With the cultivation influx of GM corn and GM soy in the US agricultural sector, it […]

Safety Concerns A Problem For GM Crops

Debate regarding the safety of GMO’s still rages on. On one side, there are the biotech companies try to promote the virtues and benefits of using GMO’s. On the other side, there are activists and scientists who are saying that these genetically modified crops require more extensive safety testing to make sure that their use […]

Do We Really Need GM Crops?

While the debate regarding GM crops is still ongoing, a lot of things have already happened. Not having a general consensus regarding the safety of GM crops has somehow led to its proliferation in many markets in several countries. Credit that to the work of the biotech companies that use their influence to highlight the […]

GM Seed Monopoly Problem

The problem with genetically modified foods is not that simple to tackle. There are different areas where those against GM crops need to focus on. Human safety and environmental impact are just a few of them. However, one other area where people opposed to GM crops should consider fighting is the growing seed monopoly that […]

GMO's, Biotech Companies and Global Politics

The ongoing debate about the safety of genetically modified organisms or GMO’s is getting even more controversial. People on each side of the dispute have presented their own opinions on the matter. Their arguments take on different platforms for convincing the global audience to take their side. The Pro-GMO side always has the economic impact […]

Harmful Bt Toxin Found In Human Blood

The current problem most of the people have with genetically modification of plants and other organisms seems to be base on the level of safety they offer. It seems that more people are quite doubtful that what biotech companies have already developed in terms of GM plants and organisms remain safe and do not pose […]