Genetic Engineering

Frankenfood: GM food in South Africa

Genetically modified (GM) crops currently account for 29% of crop production worldwide. South Africa is currently the only country in…

Debt, dependency and dicey economics

South Africa is the only country in Africa growing GE crops commercially. To our knowledge, it is the first place…

Reasons for Africa to reject GM

Africa is fast becoming a dumping ground for the GM industry and a laboratory for frustrated scientists. The proponents of…

GM food and crops: what’s happening in South Africa?

An update on the state of GMOs in South Africa. Although the biotechnology industry would like us to believe that…

Genetically-Modified Food: the very antithesis of Slow Food

All genetically modified (GM) food crops presently grown around the world were devised to consolidate corporate control of the worlds…

GE forest trees — the ultimate threat?

Genetically modified (GM) forest trees do not attract the same immediate health concerns as GE food crops. But in reality,…

Herbicide in your intestines?

Genetically engineered crops may produce herbicide inside our intestines, killing gut bacteria which are essential for our health. Pioneer Hi-Bred’s…

Study reveals GM threats

When a German court ordered Monsanto to make public a controversial 90-day rat study on June 20, 2005, the data…

Genetic Warfare and Heavy Metals

We humans are certainly living at a defining moment in our history. Moreover this critical moment is being shaped by…