October 26, 2022

Kenyan NGOs Protest Approval Of GM Crops

The Kenyan government’s decision to reverse a ban on the import and cultivation of genetically modified organisms was “hasty,” say activists and agricultural lobby groups, calling for the prohibition to be “reinstated.” [...]
June 30, 2022

The Dark Side Of Genetically Modified Food

The proliferation of genetically modified food promotes food security but concurrently is a national security risk, strips rights from farmers, and lacks essential research and regulation.
October 1, 2021

African Union Crafts Guidelines For GM Crops, Activists Raise Alarm

The African Union is developing guidelines for the use of genetically modified (GM) crops across the continent, officials say, amid criticism from campaigners that some policies favor big business and lack adequate public input.
May 28, 2021

Mexican Judge Rejects Industry Bid To Halt GMO Corn & Glyphosate Ban

A Mexican federal judge has ruled against a request by the country’s National Farm Council to freeze a government plan to ban genetically modified corn and a widely used herbicide, glyphosate, by 2024.
February 24, 2021

Mexico Pressing Ahead With Bans On GMO Corn & Glyphosate

Mexico is sticking to a plan to stop importing genetically modified corn and ban glyphosate, a widely used herbicide.
July 31, 2020

Cuba Green Lights GMO Crop Cultivation Amidst Severe Food Shortages

In the midst of a food crisis and shortages worsened by the coronavirus pandemic, Cuba has officially opened the door to GM crops as a “complement to conventional agriculture”.
July 24, 2020

Bayer Developing New Genetically Engineered Corn Designed To Work With FIVE Herbicides

Despite lawsuits and regulations, Bayer is developing new genetically engineered corn designed to work with five herbicides, including glyphosate and dicamba.
May 29, 2020

Major Change To U.S. Biotech Regulations Will Exempt Some GM Crops From Government Oversight

A major change to the regulation of biotech in the United States will exempt some GM crops from government oversight.