May 13, 2013 The Supreme Court ruling protects a company that controls 90 percent of the expanding soybean production in the U.S. and Latin America; what has followed from Monsanto’s dominance?
Apr 23, 2013 DuPont Chemical is primarily known for products like paint pigment, but the sale of drought-resistant seeds is boosting the company's earnings.
Oct 22, 2012 There's a California proposition that could change packaging requirements for some foods. If it passes, it'll require labels on some foods made with genetically engineered ingredients. What's at stake for the food business and consumers?
Oct 22, 2012 A California ballot initiative would require labels on foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients. Food makers and producers of genetically modified seeds say the crops are safe and labels will only frighten consumers.
Sep 28, 2012 California voters will decide whether genetically modified foods should be marked as such. Food-makers have fought the change, a turnabout from when genetically modified foods were first introduced.
Sep 18, 2012 Author Janisse Ray talks about her new book "The Seed Underground," which explores why many farmers today aren't using the seeds their grandfathers used.
Jul 10, 2012 The philanthropist and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation discusses why her latest effort is to provide contraceptive options for women around the globe.
Jul 9, 2012 Microsoft used to be the tech industry leader, now it's playing catch up. Kurt Eichenwald has written about the state of the company in the August issue of Vanity Fair.
May 23, 2012 Polls show more than 90 percent of Americans would like a label on food made with genetically modified crops. The Food and Drug Administration has declined to require GMO labeling, but 20 states are taking matters into their own hands.