The Environmental Protection Agency says that the country's most widely used weedkiller, glyphosate, does not cause cancer.
Genetically modified crops replaced insecticides, and, at first, some herbicides. But herbicide use has rebounded.
The last time government agencies updated biotech regulations was 1992. Today a wave of new discoveries is breaking out of the old regulatory framework.
With restrictions on GMO crops in China, a Beijing biotech firm is looking to test products for market in the United States.
Farmers use nearly 900 million pounds of pesticides every year. Sometimes those chemicals drift to neighboring property, which can ruin crops on organic farms.
Voters in Colorado resoundingly rejected the labeling of foods that contain the derivatives of genetically modified – or GMO – crops.
Genetic modification technology is barely 30 years old and the controversy surrounding it somewhat younger. But how did it even become possible?
After years of exposure, weeds are beginning to adapt to Roundup. As a result, farmers are using more chemicals, according to a recent study from Benbrook.
According a recent study, herbicide use has increased by 527 million pounds since herbicide resistant GMOs first hit the scene in 1996.
The USDA grants unrestricted use of GMO sugar beets, and California voters consider GMO labeling requirements.
Four states have found rootworm damage to their corn crops despite using Monsanto's genetically-modified seeds, and the EPA is not happy.
Bad news for Midwest corn growers -- a new study has found some pests have developed an immunity to Monsanto's genetically-altered corn seeds.
Increasing number of EU lawmakers support a country-by-country GM crop ban, but critics say it isn't justified.