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This press release announces the results of a poll on the environmental risks and benefits of biotechnology. The results were released at a panel discussion of entitled "Environmental Savior or Saboteur? Debating the Impacts of Genetic Engineering", which was organized by the Pew Initiative...
This press release announces the results of a poll on the environmental risks and benefits of biotechnology. The results were released at a panel discussion of entitled "Environmental Savior or Saboteur? Debating the Impacts of Genetic Engineering", which was organized by the Pew Initiative...
The EU's European Food Safety Authority, which is responsible for assessing the safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), held a day of discussions in Berlin, Germany this month with experts from the EU member states. The discussion focused on the newest scientific developments and approaches...
The latest edition of the magazine California Agriculture features discussion on "biotech risks and benefits," including three peer-reviewed articles on the subject. In one article, Norman C. Ellstrand, director of the University of California (UC), Riverside's Biotechnology Impact Center, says we know...
A study from researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia has found that media in the U.S. and the U.K. place a greater focus on the potential environmental risks of agricultural biotechnology than on the technology's potential benefits. The study analyzed the content of two opinion-leading...
This report by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Scientific Advisory Panel, entitled "The Scientific Issues Being Considered by the EPA for Bt Plant-Pesticides Risks and Benefits Assessments", is the result of a comprehensive study of the risks and benefits of plants incorporated with...
Article looks at the potential benefits and risks involved with growing the genetically modified (GM) Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) maize in Kenya, a variety resistant to the stemborer. The authors note that Kenya is not a self-sufficient corn producer due to various stresses including the stemborer,...
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a revised assessment of the risks and benefits of crops genetically modified with the soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) for public review. The EPA will present the report in a July 24, 2001 technical briefing for the public from 9:00 a.m....
A study from researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia has found that media in the U.S. and the U.K. place a greater focus on the potential environmental risks of agricultural biotechnology than on the technology's potential benefits. The study analyzed the content of two opinion-leading...
This press release says a new report by Graham Brookes of the U.K.-based PG Economics offers "the first comprehensive quantifiable look" at the impact of genetically modified (GM) insect resistant maize crop production in the EU since 1998 when the first commercial crops were planted in Spain....