The GM debate

Responsible approach to GM fish is to assume escape: Committee hearing

Responsible approach to GM fish is to assume escape: Committee hearing

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The responsible approach to considering whether genetically engineered (GE) salmon pose a risk to the environment is to assume that the fish will escape and disregard assurances from the company that they would not, said Senator Mark Begich at a committee...

Insect develops resistance to Monsanto’s GM corn

Insect develops resistance to Monsanto’s GM corn

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Western corn rootworms have been consuming genetically modified (GM) crops that have been developed to be resistant to them, raising questions about the longevity of some GM traits, according to a study in the online journal PloS One.

Stotish: This is about 'technology, innovation, and science based regulation'

GM salmon boss attacks senators for ‘misinformed paranoia’

By Elaine Watson

The boss of a Massachusetts-based firm attempting to commercialize genetically engineered farmed salmon has accused a small group of senators opposing the move of “willfully ignoring science-based research” and spreading “misinformed paranoia”.

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