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Genetically Engineered Food

Index of articles in the Science in Society Archive on the topic GM Food. See also reports in the GM Agriculture section. For articles in other categories, please see the SiS archive menu.

GM Feed Toxic, New Meta-Analysis Confirms
A meta-analysis on 19 studies confirms kidney and liver toxicity in rats and mice fed on GM soybean and maize, representing more than 80 percent of all commercially available GM food; it also exposes gross inadequacies of current risk assessment
Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji 5th September 2011

African Alliances Challenge Introduction of GM Technology
Civil society and private sector organisations come together to fight introduction of GM technology
Dr. Eva Sirinathsinghji 20th June 2011

Cloned Meat and Milk Coming
Cloning by nuclear transplant is completely different from cloning by splitting embryos, and is closely associated with genetic modification of livestock to produce drugs in their milk; in deregulating cloned meat and milk, the European Commission will be approving the sale of highly unethical and unsafe products that are also illegal
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 16th March 2011

Genetically Modified Salmon Must Be Labelled
FDA's proposal to label GM salmon for production outside the US is unenforceable, and its failure to extend labelling in the market borders on public deception
Prof. Joe Cummins 14th October 2010

‘Cloned’ Food Animals Not True Clones
Commercial release of ‘cloned’ food animals illegal as well as unethical and unsafe
Prof. Joe Cummins and Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 11th October 2010

AquaAdvantage Salmon Ready for Commerce?
In the absence of feeding studies the commercial release of GM salmon is too hazardous to consider
Prof. Joe Cummins 22nd September 2010

GM Protein for Ice Cream Not Ready for Commercial Use
The advisory committee has made considerable effort towards assuring the safety of a genetically modified ice-structuring protein intended for use in edible ices, but large gaps still remain
Prof. Joe Cummins and Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 16th April 2007

Transgenic Pea that Made Mice Ill
Raises serious safety concerns on transgenic proteins in general that must be addressed while a ban on all GM food and feed is imposed
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 28th November 2005