biotechnology

Press Release | Oct 27 2014
Foods Containing Ingredients Produced using Biotechnology are as Safe as Conventional The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation would like to correct media reports raising concerns about infant formula containing ingredients...
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...
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 28 2014
Last week, a "hit list" site emerged calling for violent attacks on both journalists and scientists who write about benefits of biotechnology. For many of us who communicate the science of food and nutrition, it was a pretty frightening turn in what...
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, ...
Article | Mar 30 2014
  Additional Resources The information contained in this section provides other Resources for Additional Information about food biotechnology, including other scientific, research and professional, government and international, academic, and other...
Article | May 12 2013
Food Biotechnology: These resources cover all aspects of food biotechnology (also known as genetic engineering), including the science on the safety and benefits for food safety, the environment, and sustainability; U.S. regulation of foods produced...