In the past few years, Monsanto has purchased weather analysis companies and big data firms. The company now wants to buy the Swiss chemical company, Syngenta.
The fight over food containing genetically modified ingredients is at a fever pitch. It includes a little science, lots of money and a food system under fire.
A bill that would usurp states' abilities to create mandatory GMO labeling within their borders has passed the House.
Farmers fighting herbicide-resistant weeds will likely look to spray more chemicals. Researchers are trying to determine which herbicides could cause cancer.
Big food and agriculture companies have spent millions of dollars on PR strategies to infiltrate social media and conceal the bias of “expert” sources.
A House bill that would preempt states from passing their own GM label requirements could come up for a vote before the August recess.
Trans fats will be phased out in three years—so what will take its place in cookies, frosting and donuts?
In an effort to make the world's largest seed and pesticide company, Monsanto has offered to buy Syngenta. But the Swiss company isn't accepting -- yet.
The real problem, say some farmers and federal officials, is that the American and Chinese regulators don’t approve new technologies at the same time.
A Kansas congressman reintroduced a bill last week outlawing state GMO labeling laws, an effort critics promptly called "Monsanto's dream bill."
Cereal sales are in decline and Kellogg's is feeling the slump.
The European Union has decided to allow individual nations to ban GMOs on grounds including town and country planning.
Indiana state Senator Dennis Kruse recognizes his bill requiring labels on foods containing GMOs faces an uphill battle.
Tussles over GMO label bills, soda taxes, school lunch standards and secret cameras in stockyards marked 2014 as an exciting year for food watchers.
Measure 92 would have required raw and processed foods sold in the state of Oregon to be labeled if they contained genetically modified organisms.
McDonald's released a statement saying the company does not source genetically modified potatoes.
Voters in Colorado resoundingly rejected the labeling of foods that contain the derivatives of genetically modified – or GMO – crops.
Vermont is in striking distance to pass the country's first law to require labels on GMO foods – and they're already bracing for lawsuits.
Four years after the FDA first considered a proposal to raise genetically modified salmon, no decision has been made. What gives?
In the United States, more than 75 percent of food contains genetically modified ingredients. What's a GMO-free consumer to do?