Foods produced using emerging nanotechnology are less likely to
come up against consumer hurdles than genetically modified foods
since they do not involve tinkering with genes, and therefore have
a greater perception of naturalness,...
Organic dairy and livestock farmers in the US have added their
backing to a fight against the sale of Monsanto's biotech alfalfa,
claiming that a GM alfalfa drift would severely impact the market
for their products.
Low fat ice-creams made using a GM yeast to form of small ice
crystals moved closer to set to be approved for the European
market, as the FSA published its draft opinion on Unilever
technology under novel foods regulation.
The development of genetically modified crops to improve human
health could be the golden ticket for advocates to persuade the
wary public that GM is not a wholly nefarious idea after all. But
will a new, healthy spin be enough to...