genetic engineering http://hppr.org en Science not likely to decide food issues http://hppr.org/post/science-not-likely-decide-food-issues <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p></p><p>Hot-button food issues of the day, such as the use of genetically modified organisms or the treatment of livestock, tend to pit large industries against smaller activist groups. Often, both sides will claim the science supports what they are saying. That can leave consumers, most of whom aren’t scientists, in a bit of a bind. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 15:46:08 +0000 Amy Mayer 23841 at http://hppr.org Science not likely to decide food issues Who wants biotech wheat? http://hppr.org/post/who-wants-biotech-wheat <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Many farmers say they would like to grow genetically engineered wheat to help them feed a hungry world, but it’s not what everyone’s hungry for. And now, with the mysterious appearance of Roundup Ready wheat</span><a href="http://www.aphis.usda.gov/newsroom/2013/05/ge_wheat_detection.shtml" style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;in a farmer’s field in Oregon</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;a few weeks ago, consumer resistance may grow even stronger.</span></p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 05:01:01 +0000 Grant Gerlock 18181 at http://hppr.org Who wants biotech wheat? A new frontier in genetically engineered food http://hppr.org/post/new-frontier-genetically-engineered-food <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kevin Wells has been genetically engineering animals for 24 years.</span></p><p>“It’s sort of like a jigsaw puzzle,” said Wells recently as he walked through his lab at the University of Missouri - Columbia. “You take DNA apart and put it back together in different orders, different orientations.”</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 01:12:16 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 14250 at http://hppr.org A new frontier in genetically engineered food