The major limitation on what gene editing might accomplish would seem to be the power of human imagination.
October 14, 2011
"Coexistence" between biotech and organic agriculture is not difficult to achieve.Some ill-considered proposals for a "compensation" scheme would create far more problems than they would solve.
September 20, 2011
Investigating a sustainable path to feeding the world's population and how crops will evolve in the future.
August 22, 2011
The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 will continue to be used by activists to derail innovation in agriculture.
July 15, 2011
A recent class action lawsuit against ConAgra for selling biotech derived corn and canola oil as "natural" is not based on scientific fact.
June 29, 2011
ITIF Senior Fellow Val Giddings will address spurring innovation in the biotechnology sector.
June 21, 2011
ITIF Senior Fellow Val Giddings will speak at the AAAS Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Lecture.
May 20, 2011
A response to the debate on whether or not states should mandate labeling for genetically modified foods.
March 22, 2011
Biotechnology has the potential to drastically reduce food prices. But opponents rely on ideology, not science, to restrict agriculture innovation.
August 25, 2010
IT has an important role to play in protecting the safety of our food supply.
April 30, 2010
Is the demand of American and European consumers for organic foods a good thing? In this WebMemo ITIF looks at the costs of the growing organic food trend.