Study Finds Tumors, Organ Damage in Lab Mice from Exposure to Genetically Modified Food

By: Thursday September 20, 2012 7:35 am

Lab mice fed Monsanto’s genetically modified corn and water exposed to their herbicide Roundup led to tumors and organ damage, reports a French study that could have resonance in the debate over GMOs. The peer-reviewed study, the first of its kind to show potential damage from lifetime exposure to GMOs, appeared in the journal Food [...]

Regulatory Walkback Affecting GM Crop Bans, Worker Safety

By: Tuesday February 1, 2011 7:43 am

Last week, the US Department of Agriculture reversed itself and allowed for the planting of genetically modified alfalfa without restrictions. As Tom Philpott highlights, this appears to have been a political decision. USDA chief Tom Vilsack was apparently ready to halt the planting of GM alfalfa until the White House meddled. According to the Wall [...]

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