GMOs in your grocery store: Ranking company transparency

GMOs in your grocery store: Ranking company transparency

December 2020 Our report is a new tool to inform Canadians about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the marketplace and, in particular, the status of whole GM foods – fruits, vegetables, and fish – in Canada’s largest grocery chains. The report ranks...
“Golden Rice” – GM Vitamin-A Rice

“Golden Rice” – GM Vitamin-A Rice

November 2019 Golden Rice is the name of a rice that has been genetically engineered to produce beta-carotene, which the body can convert into vitamin A. It is being promoted as a solution to the serious problem of vitamin A deficiency (VAD) in countries such as the...
GMO Inquiry: Do We Need GM Crops to Feed the World?

GMO Inquiry: Do We Need GM Crops to Feed the World?

The promise that genetically modified crops can “feed the world” is largely used by the biotechnology industry to encourage widespread acceptance of this controversial technology, but it is disconnected from the complex reality of world hunger and the limitations of...
GMO Inquiry: Are GM Crops and Foods Well Regulated?

GMO Inquiry: Are GM Crops and Foods Well Regulated?

Government regulation determines what genetically modified (GM, also called genetically engineered) foods are on the shelves, and what GM crops and animals can be planted and raised. For twenty years, the Canadian government has been approving genetically modified...