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Can biotechnology save our bananas?

By Jessica Domel Our bananas are in danger. Biotechnology, or genetic engineering, may be the only thing that can save them. Over the past decade, Fusarium Wilt has destroyed tens of thousands of Cavendish banana plantations in Australia and Southeast Asia. Scientists say Latin America is likely next. To save the Cavendish, which represents 99 [...]

Bowl of truth

By Julie Vrazel These days anyone with an opinion is considered an expert, especially when it comes to food discussions on the Internet. But I think the real food experts are the farmers and ranchers who grow our food and fiber. And genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are no exception to their expertise. General Mills recently [...]