Is Organic Better? Ask a Fruit Fly

(Consumer news blog) When a middle school student near Dallas, heard her parents arguing about the value of organic foods, she was inspired to create a science fair project to try to resolve the debate. Three years later, her exploration of fruit flies and organic foods has not only raised some provocative questions about the […]

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Roundup Ready alfalfa not on deck for spring

Roundup Ready alfalfa not on deck for spring Developer’s focus this year remains on U.S. market Apr 10, 2013 2:02 PM – 7 comments TEXT SIZE   By: Staff Alberta, General, Markets Forage Genetics International (FGI), the developer of Genuity Roundup Ready alfalfa, won’t be launching its product in Canada for planting this spring. The Idaho-based forage seed developer’s […]

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April 9 2013 – Day of Action to Stop GM Alfalfa

The company Forage Genetics International has applied Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) herbicide tolerant Roundup Ready technology to alfalfa. Canada approved GM alfalfa for health and environmental release in 2005, but there is one more step before it can be commercially released in Canada: variety registration from the Canadian Food and Inspection Agency. This registration and […]

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