UC Scientists Hack Beer Yeast To Create THC, CBD - Active Chemicals Found In MarijuanaScientists have found a way to produce the mind-altering cannabis chemical known as THC, and its therapeutic cousin CBD, with genetically modified beer yeast.
Genetically Modified Foods Declared Safe By Major Scientific Advisory BoardA major scientific advisory board has declared that genetically manipulated food remains generally safe for humans and the environment.
FDA Approves Genetically Modified Salmon; 'Frankenfish' Fit For Human ConsumptionCritics call it “frankenfish,” but the Food and Drug Administration granted its approval on Thursday, saying the faster-growing salmon is safe to eat. It could be available in a couple of years.
'GMO-Free' Claims May Soon Be Verified By Agriculture DepartmentThe Agriculture Department has developed the first government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.
Genetically Engineered Food Foes Promote 'Bill Of Rights' For SeedsA local artist joined city officials in Brisbane Wednesday evening to introduce an art exhibit and "Bill of Rights for Seeds" in an effort to bring attention to the proliferation of genetically engineered food and people's rights to define their own food systems.
Backers Of GMO Labels Look Ahead After Prop. 37 LossActivists seeking special labels on food made from genetically engineered crops vowed Wednesday to continue their push despite a loss at the California ballot box.
Melissa Griffin: Prop 37 Food Fight; Physical SoCal DebateA recent push by opponents of Proposition 37, which would require labeling of genetically modified foods, appears to be driving down support.