Somewhere in the Midwest, a restaurant is frying foods with oil made from gene-edited soybeans. That's according to the company making the oil, which says it's the first commercial use of a gene-edited food in the U.S.
New gene editing tools could dramatically change how new seeds are developed and what traits can be brought to market, but Monsanto's head of research says the industry must do a better job of explaining the tools.
USDA recently opened its comment period for a proposed rule to establish the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard. This law was mandated by Congress in 2016, also referred to as GMO labeling.
VANCOUVER — Arguing for the need to shift the consumer conversation from “No GMO” to “Know GMO,” author and agriculture advocate Rob Saik said the ability for agriculture to feed the world may be at stake.