Tag Archives: Biotechnology

June 01

Big victory for Monsanto in Supreme Court patent case

WASHINGTON, DC, May 14, 2013 – In a unanimous ruling Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court held that an Indiana farmer had infringed on Monsanto’s patent rights by planting genetically modified soybeans he purchased from a grain elevator instead of the company or its authorized dealers. Biotech giant Monsanto produces and sells a genetically modified soybean that […]

June 01

Frankenfoods: The debate over genetically modified (GM) foods

WASHINGTON, DC, April 15, 2013- Also known as genetically engineered (GE), genetically modified (GM) foods have passionate opponents as well as supporters.  Unfortunately, clear and reliable information about GM foods and their impact, especially regarding health effects, is difficult to come by. Derived from genetically modified plants or animals, GM foods are created in a laboratory […]