Food Biotechnology

Blog entry | Oct 16 2014
The latest FoodInsight video, shared for World Food Day, takes us through a bit about our food, where it comes from, and everything that goes into it. I am an agriculture enthusiast, but I could count my farm days on my fingers (with room to spare...
Blog entry | Oct 14 2014
This weekend, somewhere in between the Shia Labeouf segment and the LL Cool J segment, Jimmy Kimmel started lighting up my favorite blogs and newsfeeds. In his ever-beloved man-on-the-street segment, he introduced us to farmer's market shoppers,...
Blog entry | Oct 02 2014
Consumer Reports did wonders for me when I was buying my first appliances. As a kitchen newbee, it made a big difference to have a brand-impartial commentator predicting all the practical errors I was sure to run into with every toaster oven. I had...
Learn more about your food and where it comes from
Article | Sep 29 2014
  Animal Agriculture Resources Biotechnology Resources 2014 Food Technology Survey    
Media | Sep 03 2014
Have you ever wondered how your food came to be produced the way it is today? From the field to your table, a lot has changed - and improved - since farming first began, for both farmers and consumers. Let’s start with a farmer. From the hottest...
Blog entry | Jul 31 2014
Neil deGrasse Tyson, speaker of some of our favorite science quotes (especially the one above!), shared his take on "the attention that genetically modified foods are receiving," "artificial selection" of crops, and the "fear factor" with science....
Blog entry | Jul 14 2014
Health and nutrition related information are two important topics for US consumers, but recently there has been an increasing interest in food production and sustainability. This year, the International Food Information Council (IFIC) recently...
Article | Jun 25 2014
A slightly modified version of a widely discredited study purporting to show a link between consumption of biotech corn and tumors in rats, originally published in 2012, has resurfaced. Appearing first in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology, ...
Media | Jun 24 2014
Physicians Offer Expert Advice on Food Biotechnology   Technologies, such as food biotechnology, have become an important part of agriculture. However, many myths and misperceptions about food biotechnology have led to questions about its safety...

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