Aug 15, 2016 · GMOs – genetically modified organisms – have been the topic of many food discussions. With so much talk of GMOs and GM foods, you may be surprised to know there are currently only eight genetically modified crops available in the United States and Canada. Three more have been approved but are not yet available in the market.
Apr 22, 2013 · The study “2012 Nutritional Analysis – Comparison of GMO Corn versus Non-GMO Corn” was an analysis of corn itself and not the soil. The analysis was conducted by an independent, outsourced, major food company at the request of one of our growers, and the results were then provided to that grower, who, in turn, made available a copy of the ...
Jeff Smith’s book, Seeds of Deception, compiles 20 years of data on the health risks of genetically modified foods from scientists such as Arpad Pusztai and Trudy Netherwood who reported that feeding GMO food to laboratory animals resulted in thousands of sick, sterile and dead laboratory animals.
Harvard scientists found that the brown slug secretes a flexible, strong mucus when frightened. Researchers replicated this with a non-toxic hydrogel; now they’re trying to make it biodegradable ...
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Jan 16, 2008 · A specially developed carrot has been produced to help people absorb more calcium. Researchers studied the calcium intake of humans who ate the carrot and found a net increase in calcium absorption.
There are countless socioeconomic and geographic issues that affect people's access to food, it's not just about cost and supply. However, many cheap "processed" foods have GMO corn or soy in them, and I'd bet companies would be pushing more GMO crops which could further reduce food prices if the issue hadn't become so politicized.
Add these to the dozens of high-profile companies that have refused GM crops from the beginning, including Eden Foods, Barbara's Bakery, Newman's Own, Bird's Eye, Ben & Jerry's, Stonyfield Farm and Horizon Organic Dairy, and the sum is a public relations nightmare.
Many soil scientists now work on feeding the world's people in agriculturally, environmentally, and economically sustainable ways. A soil scientist studies the physical and chemical properties of soil. He or she also studies the distribution, origin, and history of soils, as well as the species that partly comprise them.
Behemoth agrochemical companies are failing to deliver what farmers need to grow and what people want to eat. By Dan Barber and Ash Ngu. Beehive Arson in Texas Kills Half a Million: ‘There Goes My Honey Flow’ Investigators are trying to figure out why about 20 hives were set on fire, thrown in a pond and toppled over.