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# gm - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Ford makes u-turn on plans for Mexico plant after Donald Trump tweet

GM shares fell by about 1% immediately after the tweet.

# gm - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Fancy a 'Frankenfish'? Introducing the first genetically modified animal you can eat...

The decision from the US FDA comes after almost two decades of efforts to win approval for the salmon.

# gm - Monday 14 July, 2014

Top chef says Ireland must not allow GM foods to be sold here

Kevin Thornton has warned that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership could lead to the introduction of genetically-modified foods here. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said that GM foods are safe to eat.

# gm - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Why does Europe hate GM food?

But could it change its mind soon…?

# gm - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Dow, S&P push to new record highs

The rise is returning the stock markets to levels not seen since before the global financial crisis.

# gm - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

France orders probe after rat study links GM corn, cancer

Rats developed tumours after taking Monsanto’s genetically modified corn.

# gm - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Groups aim to launch legal challenge against GM trials GM

Groups aim to launch legal challenge against GM trials

Green Party Councillor Malcolm Noonan explained the reasoning behind the legal challenge, which involves a number of Irish food producers and organic groups.

# gm - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Column: GM crops aren’t just about science – this is a political decision

Genetically modified crops aren’t just a matter for scientists – their use says something about big corporations and the rest of us, writes Fergal Anderson.

# gm - Thursday 26 July, 2012

EPA clears way for field trials of blight-resistant GM potato

The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to allow Teagasc carry out experimental field research in Carlow.

# gm - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Explainer: When and why are blight warnings issued?

And what should potato-growers do in response? takes a look…

# gm - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine stories you need to know about this morning, including: Occupy Galway camp dismantled, a new Mission to Prey court case, and why one company won’t advertise on Facebook anymore…

# gm - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Explainer: GM crop trials in Ireland GM

Explainer: GM crop trials in Ireland

We take a closer look at a proposal to start trials on genetically modified potato crops in Ireland – and the hopes, fears and challenges associated with GM foods.

# gm - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

GM potato trials could be held in Carlow

The Agriculture and Food Development Authority, Teagasc, is seeking a licence to grow GM potatoes in order to examine the potential impact on Irish ecosystems.

# gm - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge The 10 most offensive US advertisements of 2011 Badvertising

The 10 most offensive US advertisements of 2011

‘Re-civilise’ a black person! Help fix your girlfriend’s PMS! Smash a toy baby against a wall! …or not.

# gm - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Poll: Would GM affect your food choices? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would GM affect your food choices?

European Commission group expected to vote today on whether to approve the importation of some GM crops; will it change how you view food?