The Non-GMO Blog


In the face of U.S. bullying, Mexico may soften its stance on GMO ban

Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador recently indicated that he may be softening his stance on a planned ban of GMO corn due to pressure from the U.S. government. President López Obrador recently said that he’s considering allowing imports of GMO yellow corn for livestock feed. He acknowledged foreign pressure at a recent news conference. […]

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Busting the Myths on New GMOs

As the European Union is preparing to decide on whether and how to deregulate new GMOs, Slow Food look sat the most frequent claims made by the biotechnology and seed industry to promote new GMOs and their deregulation. Spoiler: they’re misleading, if not deceptive. Myth #1: Changes brought by new GM techniques (or “genome editing”) to […]

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Time for new approaches to US-Mexico corn trade

By Karen Hansen-Kuhn, opinion contributor As the world reels from the latest supply chain disruption, there is a growing movement internationally to rebuild resilience by increasing domestic production of food for local markets. This is a time for new solutions; unfortunately, there is growing pressure on trade officials to lock in business-as-usual approaches in this […]

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PLT Health Solutions’ menatto™ Vitamin K2 receives Non-GMO Project verification

PLT Health Solutions, Inc. announced that its menatto™ Vitamin K2 (MK-7) ingredient is now Non-GMO Project Verified. The menatto brand of Vitamin K2 is manufactured by edible oils producer J-Oil Mills (Tokyo, Japan). Developed in 1997, menatto features the world’s first fermentation technology to manufacture vitamin K2 from the traditional Japanese food natto. “Menatto is […]

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Perennial rice takes root in China, could transform farming

Thousands of farmers in China are growing a new rice variety that grows and is harvested over several years. The perennial rice grows each year from long-lived roots in the soil and promises labor- and money-saving benefits to farmers. The rice was developed by researchers at Yunnan University in Kunming, China who worked for more […]

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