October 9th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Monsanto will face farmer Vernon Hugh Bowman in front of the Supreme Court, the justices announced last week, agreeing to hear the dispute brought about by an appeal from Bowman—an Indiana soybean farmer targeted by the biotech industry giant.
Read More:Soy Farmer and Monsanto Head to the Supreme Court Over Patent Rights
September 30th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
A recent L.A. Times poll suggests California’s Proposition 37, which would make it the first state to require mandatory labeling on foods containing genetically modified ingredients, is likely to pass by more than a 2-to-1 margin this coming November.
Read More:Polls Show Californians Will Pass GMO Labeling Law in November
September 28th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Russian officials have announced a temporary ban on the import and sale of any of Monsanto’s genetically modified corn into the country as a result of a French study released last week connecting the corn with an increased risk of cancer.
Read More:Could Monsanto Start the Next Cold War? GMO Corn Banned in Russia
September 27th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
While no stranger to the pharmaceutical industry, genetically modified organisms could be used to mass-produce enzymes in treatment for rare diseases.
Read More:Could GMO Corn Be A Medical Breakthrough?