- Hawaii groups plant coconut trees, protest against Monsanto Updated: May-24-15 4:01 am
HONOLULU - Demonstrators planted coconut trees and waved signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto.
- Judge hears arguments on Jackson County, Ore.'s GMO crop ban Updated: May-21-15 2:13 am
MEDFORD, Oregon - A federal judge who listened Wednesday to two hours of arguments in a lawsuit that challenges a southern Oregon county's ban on genetically modified crops said he might rule as early as next week.
- Discovery opens door for homemade morphine, painkillers Updated: May-18-15 12:40 pm
LOS ANGELES - Scientists have figured out all the steps to make morphine and similar painkillers without using opium poppies, opening the door for home-brewed drugs and even wider abuse.
- USDA creates new government certification for GMO-free Updated: May-14-15 5:09 pm
WASHINGTON - The Agriculture Department has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.
- University says county GMO measure could hamper research Updated: May-04-15 6:24 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university research projects.
- Old, new tech used to research genetic disorders in children Updated: May-03-15 1:02 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kansas - The University of Kansas Medical Center is exploring genetic disorders in children with a combination of next-generation and century-old research methods.
- Keen Ice's Iowa stable tries again for Kentucky Derby win Updated: Apr-30-15 4:01 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A group of 22 Iowa investors that has had two third-place Kentucky Derby finishers and has a horse in the field for this weekend's race said Thursday its success can be attributed to buying only horses that fit a genetic formula developed by the group's president.
- Genetic testing moves into world of employee health Updated: Apr-28-15 8:41 pm
Your employer may one day help determine if your genes are why your jeans have become too snug.
- Patients want faster access to NY medical marijuana Updated: Apr-28-15 5:00 pm
ALBANY, New York - With New York's medical marijuana program not planned to start until next year, parents of children with debilitating neurological conditions on Tuesday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers to make the drug available now for those with the greatest need.
- Ben & Jerry's founder backs push for GMO labels in NY Updated: Apr-28-15 2:52 pm
ALBANY, New York - One half of the duo that created Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream is working to pass legislation in New York to require the labeling of foods with ingredients from genetically modified plants.
- Industry tries to block genetically modified food labeling Updated: Apr-27-15 3:55 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Food industry lawyers say there's not enough time to implement Vermont's new labeling rules for genetically modified products before the July 2016 effective date and are asking a federal judge to block them.
- Chipotle: Transition to non-GMO ingredients complete Updated: Apr-27-15 9:12 am
NEW YORK - Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food.