Genetically Engineered Food Labeling Taken On By Congress In Right-To-Know Act

by jeeg 26. April 2013 20:18
On Wednesday, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) introduced bills to the Senate and House of Representatives that would require food manufacturers to clearly label any product containing genetically engineered ingredients -- or risk having that product classified "misb... [More]

E.U. Patents on Transgenic Chimps Challenged

by jeeg 16. November 2012 22:32
  Animal rights activists in Germany are contesting three patents on genetically engineered chimpanzees granted this year by the European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich. One of the challenges was filed today; the other two will follow shortly, says Ruth Tippe, a spokesperson for a German ad... [More]

Alaska Sens. introduce 'Frankenfish' ban

by jeeg 4. February 2011 22:53
U.S. Senators Mark Begich (D-Alaska) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) formally reintroduced legislation to the 112th Congress to ban genetically engineered salmon. The senators included a companion bill that would require labeling the fish as such in the event they are allowed on the shelves. ... [More]

Bioengineered salmon: State bill seeks clear label

by jeeg 7. January 2011 22:38
Assemblyman Jared Huffman isn't taking any chances. If the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves a bid to allow the human consumption of genetically engineered Atlantic salmon, the San Rafael Democrat wants every Californian to know what he or she is getting at the checkout aisle. Cons... [More]

GM Mosquitoes Soon to be Released in Malaysia, Many Unanswered Questions

by jeeg 16. December 2010 05:21
Malaysia is on the brink of field testing GE mosquitoes in a small town in the state of Pahang, a short distance from Kuala Lumpur. Preparations are said to be underway to release the GE mosquitoes, first, in an uninhabited area and subsequently, in an inhabited area. Another pr... [More]
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