Sustainability

Blog entry | Feb 01 2016
This week, Bill and Melinda Gates spoke to the Wall Street Journal at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, about how food biotechnology can help those in Africa. During the interview, they explained how biotech foods help make crops more...
Blog entry | Jan 19 2016
A few months ago, a friend of mine invited me to celebrate her birthday at an upscale restaurant. This particular restaurants was known for one dish in particular: pig cheeks. I agreed, mostly because I couldn’t imagine how they would serve this...
Blog entry | Oct 14 2015
Click here to download the curriculum.   “Bringing Biotechnology to Life” is a resource for science educators and others interested in learning more about biotechnology and its role in food production. This unit of instruction addresses national...
Press Release | Oct 14 2015
From left to right: Julie Tesch (Executive Director, American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture),  William Craft, Jr. ( U.S. Department of State Deputy Assistant Secretary for Trade Policy and Programs), Dr. Channapatna Prakash (Dean, College...
Blog entry | Jul 27 2015
When your mom asked you to clean your plate as a kid, she had good reason. John Oliver explained why on his most recent segment of “Last Week Tonight.” Oliver highlighted the issue of food waste in America - and rightfully so. According to...
Press Release | May 12 2015
(Visit the 2015 Food and Health Survey resource page at www.foodinsight.org/2015-FHS) New Survey: Americans Not Nearly As Fit As We Think We Are10th Food and Health Survey Reveals Gap Between Self-Perception and Reality, Economic Divide on Organic...
Blog entry | Mar 20 2015
Originally posted Nov. 21, 2014 UPDATE (January 14, 2016): USDA has approved an additional variety of genetically engineered potato for market. Snowden potatoes are genetically engineered to produce less acrylamide, black spot bruising, and sugar...

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