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]

Pigging out on genetically modified pork

by jeeg 27. January 2011 01:33
Genetically engineered pork may one day become a part of your local grocer's food list. But who's to decide whether or not this product should be on the shelves? It's a question before officials in both Canada and the U.S., thanks to Canadian researchers who have developed a genetically modif... [More]

Genetically Modified Pigs: Coming Soon to Your Dinner Plate?

by jeeg 6. October 2010 23:14
The outcry over FDA considering allowing genetically modified salmon for human consumption has almost overshadowed another GM animal that’s up for approval: the Enviropig. Researchers at the University of Guleph in Canada have genetically engineered a pig that creates fewer pollutants i... [More]
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