Category: GMO

Biohacker Genetically Modifies Himself to Be “Big and Muscly”

By Markab Algedi, Natural Blaze Mainstream media is reporting that “biohacker” Josiah Zayner attempted genetically modifying himself with a CRISPR gene editing kit he purchased online, to have “bigger muscles.” He tried to genetically engineer himself by injecting his forearm with a plasmid – a strand of DNA containing the gene that codes for a genome called…

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Why is Monsanto Offering Cash for Farmers to Keep Using Controversial Dicamba?

By Natural Blaze Is Monsanto getting desperate and worried about losing the trust of farmers? The ongoing Dicamba crisis gets a little more complicated with the installment of new restrictions. The monolithic corporation is now offering cash incentives to keep farmers using a chemical that is now restricted in several states. Bayer and DuPont also sell…

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New Genetically Modified Tomatoes May Soon Hit The Marketplace

By Natasha Longo Tomatoes were one of the first commercially available genetically modified (GM) crops ever. GM tomatoes are about to make a comeback in 2018 as Chinese and French researchers reveal details of how they genetically-engineered tomatoes to boost vitamins and other nutrients. Earlier forms of this GM crop included the transgenic tomato (FlavrSavr)…

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Researchers Warn How Pesticides Are Secretly Growing Antibiotic Resistance

By Heather Callaghan, Editor More emphasis needs to be placed on antibiotic stewardship…Otherwise, new drugs will fail rapidly and be lost to humanity. The first team of researchers ever to discover that the world’s most popular pesticides and herbicides increase the antibiotic resistance crisis have conducted another study to prove once and for all a frightening truth…

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Gene Editing vs. Alternative Technology

By Brian Berletic Ed Yong in his article, “New Zealand’s War on Rats Could Change the World,” helped frame an ongoing debate over using genetically modified organisms (GMOs) altered through gene-editing technology to eradicate pests. In this particular case, the problem is rats and other invasive predatory mammals that endanger New Zealand’s native bird populations….

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GMO Apples That Do Not Brown Have Hit Stores

By Heather Callaghan, Editor After much anticipation, consternation and hype – the GMO Arctic Apples, genetically engineered not to brown are on their way to supermarkets across America. Arctic Apples, made by Okanagan Specialty Fruits were specifically altered to not turn brown when exposed to the air. When non-GMO apples are cut or bruised, an “enzyme in…

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Major Grocery Retailers Across North America Reject Genetically Engineered Fish

BIG NEWS – despite biotech & the FDA pushing their unlabeled franken-creatures onto dinner plates, major chains have listened to the public and are rejecting sales! WASHINGTON, D.C., HALIFAX. November 17, 2017 – As the world’s first sale of genetically engineered fish is underway in Canada, the top food retailers across Canada and the U.S. have made public statements that they…

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Over 1 Million Call on DOJ to Block Bayer-Monsanto Merger

New reports reveal devastating impacts on consumers and farmers. WASHINGTON – Over 1 million petition signatures were delivered today by farming, consumer and environmental groups  to the U.S. Department of Justice calling on the department to block the proposed merger of Bayer (BAYN) and Monsanto (MON). The signatures were delivered as two new reports revealed…

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