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By David G. Victor and C. Ford Runge (International Herald Tribune) WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2003
The Bush administration wisely backed away this month from formally challenging Europe's ban on genetically modified foods. It made no sense to antagonize Europeans over the food they eat when they are pivotal to more weighty matters, such asa new resolut
Genetically engineered crops: The next generation
By Andrew Pollack (International Herald Tribune) TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2006
At the dawn of the era of genetically engineered crops, scientists were envisioning all sorts of healthier and tastier foods, including cancer-fighting tomatoes, rot-resistant fruits, potatoes that would produce healthier French fries and even beans that would not cause flatulence.
Next up for U.S. farmers: Genetically modified sugar beets
By Andrew Pollack (The New York Times) MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2007
Sensing that concerns about biotech foods have subsided, many processors have cleared their growers to plant the herbicide-resistant crop next spring.
Without U.S. rules, biotech food lacks investors
By Andrew Pollack (The New York Times) MONDAY, JULY 30, 2007
As U.S. officials get serious about drafting industry rules, big investors may finally be willing to put up money.
A global food fight"