Showing posts with label genetically altered. Show all posts
Showing posts with label genetically altered. Show all posts

Friday, June 15, 2018

Japan suspends sale of Canadian wheat over discovery of Monsanto-made GMO

Canadian wheat
The Japanese Agriculture Ministry suspended its tender and sale of wheat from Canada on Friday. This comes as grain containing a genetically-modified trait was discovered last summer in Canada’s Alberta province.

Monday, October 09, 2017

Japan scientists grow drugs in chicken eggs

eggs contain drugs
Japanese researchers have genetically engineered hens whose eggs contain drugs that can fight serious diseases in a bid to dramatically reduce the cost of treatment, a report said Monday.

Friday, December 07, 2012

Florida scientists prepare to release hundreds of thousands of genetically modified mosquitoes

Hundreds of thousands of mutated mosquitoes could soon be unleashed in Florida, but don’t worry: scientists say they have a plan.
It might sound like something out of a low-budget horror film, but the US Food and Drug Administration really is considering whether or not they should allow scientists to send thousands upon thousands of genetically altered insects into the wild.
If all goes as planned, mosquitos modified by some serious Frankenstein treatment will be introduced into the Florida Keys and ideally mate with skeeters that carry the deadly dengue fever, passing along in the process a fatal birth defect that will hopefully eradicate the offspring before birth. From there, scientists say they expect the population of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with the dangerous disease will be decimated in only a few generations without causing any major implications for the native ecosystem.

EL News