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NPR’s Bias Against Genetic Engineering

Forbes February 1, 2012 By Henry I. Miller   National Public Radio’s treatment of scientific and environmental issues is puzzling — and irritating.  While its programs cover global warming and the environment from every angle, embracing the most recent apocalyptic predictions, they permit continual attacks on  genetic engineering applied to agriculture. This technology – an […]

Five myths about U.S. exports

The Washington Post By Bruce Katz and Jonathan Rothwell September 5, 2010 www.washingtonpost.com Since January, when he announced his goal of doubling U.S. exports within five years, President Obama has argued that increasing exports is key to lifting our economy out of the doldrums. As he put it this summer, "Ninety-five percent of the world’s […]

Tyson Expects Prices to Rise

The Wall Street Journal November 24, 2009 The Wall Street Journal By DOUG CAMERON November 24, 2009 http://online.wsj.com Tyson Foods Inc. executives expect U.S. beef and pork prices to rise next year as the weakening dollar spurs the company to shift output toward export markets. The world’s largest meat processor said production decisions next year […]

Brazil: Pioneer focus in genetic modified seeds

Check BiotechThe seeds division of the US group DuPont, Pioneer, is reinforcing bets on the transgenic and soybeans areas in Brazil, where it has a 8% market share. This year Pioneer invested US$20mil in two new units, in order to double up its production capacity and prepare the launching of genetically modified varieties in both […]

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