Leading US biotechnology firm Monsanto has announced that it will
provide free access to some of its soybean breeding technology, a
move it expects will help identify pest resistant soybeans and
Biotech giant Monsanto is to develop new versions of its reduced
trans-fat Vistive soybean with the aim of improving shelf life and
flavor of soy oil, lowering saturated fat content and enhancing the
bean with Omega-3.
Biotech giant Monsanto has lost millions in international royalty
payments and is trailing its major competitor, Pioneer, in US
department of agriculture genetically modified (GM)-crop field
trials, according to a Canadian pressure...
Biotech giant Monsanto announced a smaller net loss for the first
quarter of 2005 than the same period last year thanks mainly to
increasing seed sales, but legal problems are still proving
expensive for the company.
If the biotech industry had first launched foodstuffs bursting with
health benefits for the consumer it is likely that shoppers might
have more readily accepted genetically modified foods, so claims
the former head of the US Food...