It’s a curious feature of our culture that when we spell the word “Big” with a capital B, we often mean “bad.” Big business. Big government. Big Ag. These Bigs aren’t admiring adjectives. When we use Big like this, we are invoking our instinctive American fear of too much power being concentrated in too few hands.
EPA science advisors are backing EPA’s plan to register a pesticide product that uses RNA interference after finding the agency’s review has quieted past concern about RNAi. Some advisors are calling for additional testing of potential risks, including to species that dwell in sediment and soil. Read moreRead More »
Genetically modified crops are helping farmers around the world reduce the environmental impact of agricultural production, according to Kate Hall, managing director of the Council for Biotechnology Information and spokesperson for GMO Answers. Hall published her thoughts in a recent editorial published by Forbes. Read about her thoughts hereRead More »