One of the leaders of a foundation-supported effort to reconcile conflicting views about food and agricultural policy sees an °increasingly powerful kind of anti-GMO fervor arising° in the United States.
Farm Aid, launched by musician Willie Nelson in 1985 to raise funds to help farmers squeezed when the farmland bubble burst, will mark its 30th anniversary Sept. 19 in downtown Chicago with a festival featuring Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews and others
One of the most distinguished scientists in the public policy sphere is warning that the increasing vilification of GM foods as a marketing tool by the organic food industry may be the most counterproductive development in the effort to increase food production to meet the
Pope Francis, in an encyclical letter that appeals to the world?s leaders to take steps to heal the environmental damage caused by human activity and alleviate the likely impacts of climate change, says ?it is right to rejoice? in scientific advances such as robotics and biotec
Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., who is taking a lead role in opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), makes a case that the Obama administration could have avoided a civil war among Democrats if it had been more willing to accommodate her and others in Con