Special Series: GMO

The Changing Landscape of GMO Policy in the EU

Diffusion patterns of GMO-"freeness" in the EU reveal significant intra-state diffusion but limited inter-state growth.

The Complex Story of GMOs, Told from the DuPont Perspective

An interview with DuPont’s Doyle Karr (Director of Biotechnology Public Policy) and Jacque Matsen (Public Affairs Manager) delves into the corporate perspective on GMOs—the pros, the cons, the regulation, and the industry.

GMOs: Where the Science Stands on Nutrition and Agricultural Advancement

A survey of literature shows that, while GMOs are overwhelmingly beneficial to farmers, consumers, and the environment, policy precautions should be taken to prevent poor land management practices.

With Energy Labels, One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Research shows that minor, individual energy savings can lead to a significant aggregate decrease in energy consumption. The challenge is informing consumers in a way that changes their behavior.

Editor’s Note: A Review of the Science and Practices behind Genetically Modified Foods

Genetically modified foods have become ubiquitous, but many people distrust the corporations behind them. This makes it difficult to know who to believe in the debate over the future of GM products. In this series, we review science and industry practices to address the most common sources of confusion.