Posts Tagged ‘Foods’

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 […]

Activists Demand GM Foods Be Labeled

A group of activists showed up in front of Chicago grocery store to protest the sale of genetically modified foods. The catch is that the store is Whole Foods Market, one of America’s top organic food retailers. The group, Organic Consumers Association, claims that genetically modified corn, soy, and other crops have become common ingredients […]

Why We Don’t Know A Lot About GM Foods

Genetically modified foods have already been around since 1996 when it was first introduced and approved for commercial use. It was the time when GM corn and soy were introduced for use in commercial farming. They found their way into consumers by way of the many products that use soy and corn as ingredients. Not […]

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 […]

Most GM Foods Still Not Labeled Properly

Genetically modified foods have become a more common staple in US households than most would care to imagine. There are a lot of people who may be unaware of this fact. A big reason for this is that most of the foods that may contain genetically modified plant products in various forms are not being […]

The Genetic Modification Ordeal

Genetic modification can be a tricky issue. Even at present, most researchers may not have the means to predict or foresee the outcome of a genetically modified food. Sure, scientists may be able to manipulate or restructure genes to come out with a desired function. But the science behind it still remains at its early […]