Is the public ready for Meat 2.0?

Impossible Foods, a Silicon Valley-based company, has rolled out its new Impossible Burger, genetically engineered from plant protein to look and taste as much as possible like red meat. The new burger, and a similar product from a company called Beyond Meat, seems to be marketed to win over people making the transition from eating meat to a more vegetable-based diet, while not depriving them of the flavor. … Continue reading Is the public ready for Meat 2.0?

DARPA unveils gene editing infrastructure to build genetically engineered “super soldiers”

(Natural News) In the Marvel comic books, Steve Rogers is a character that transforms from a rather weak and skinny man into a supersoldier with the help of gene editing technology. For decades since fans were officially introduced to Captain America in 1941, this fictional character has fascinated people throughout the country and across the world. Now, thanks to new technology and millions of dollars … Continue reading DARPA unveils gene editing infrastructure to build genetically engineered “super soldiers”

Absurd: Scientists claim new GM purple rice will save you from cancer and diabetes

(Natural News) A new type of rice could soon be joining the usual brown and white varieties on the shelves of your grocery store: purple rice. Chinese scientists have developed a type of rice through genetic modification that they say can lower your risk of some types of cancer and diabetes. On the surface, this sounds like a winning proposition – and for those who … Continue reading Absurd: Scientists claim new GM purple rice will save you from cancer and diabetes

USDA GMO facility in Maryland burns down after receiving anonymous threats

(NaturalNews) A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) building that’s part of a facility specializing in genetic modification caught on fire Tuesday, September 6. Reports confirm that the blaze occurred one week after anonymous threats shut down USDA facilities in five states, including the agricultural research center in question, which is located in Beltsville, Maryland. “Flames were shooting through the roof as firefighters arrived on scene … Continue reading USDA GMO facility in Maryland burns down after receiving anonymous threats