BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe’s top court ruled on Wednesday that Italy had been wrong to ban cultivation of an EU-approved genetically modified (GMO) maize as it had failed to show there was a serio

The team was successfully able to grow 75% of the treated plant with white, instead of violet, petalsadventtr/iStock

A number of new crops have been developed that address important traits of particular relevance for smallholder farmers in Africa. Scientists, policy makers, and other stakeholders have raised concerns that the approval process for these new crops causes delays that are often scientifically unjustified. This article develops a real option model for the optimal regulation of a risky technology that enhances economic welfare and reduces malnutrition. We consider gradual adoption of the technology and show that delaying approval reduces uncertainty about perceived risks of the technology.

Will it, will it not?

Kenya is withholding approval for field trials of genetically-modified corn because some officials argue that a ban on GMO imports applies to controlled growing tests as well, according to a person

The sale of GE foods is prohibited under Section 22 of the Food Safety and Standards Act.

Opponents of food products with GMOs have recently elicited fatwas from top clerics, declaring commercial sale and cultivation of genetically-altered crops "not permitted."

David Haak, an assistant professor of plant pathology, physiology, and weed sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, developed a bioinformatics program using deep sequencing data t

FRANKFURT— Bayer AG’s big push into the U.S. agrochemical market with its planned acquisition of Monsanto Co.

Researchers are close to releasing the first lab-made dairy products, saying they’ll have the same look and taste of actual dairy products, but with no animals involved in their manufacture.

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