monsanto http://nwpr.org en Who's Ready For Biotech Wheat? http://nwpr.org/post/whos-ready-biotech-wheat <p>Most of the corn and soybeans grown in the U.S. are genetically modified. But not wheat. That’s why it was so surprising when Roundup-resistant wheat was discovered in an Oregon field last month. The finding triggered an outcry from food safety advocates and an ongoing investigation by the government. As Grant Gerlock of Harvest Public Media reports, many farmers say they would like biotechnology in wheat to help feed a hungry world, but it’s not what everyone’s hungry for.</p><p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 14:05:01 +0000 Grant Gerlock 30238 at http://nwpr.org Who's Ready For Biotech Wheat? USDA Says GM Wheat In Oregon Appears To Be 'Isolated Incident' http://nwpr.org/post/usda-says-gm-wheat-oregon-appears-be-isolated-incident <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/06/061413AK_GMOwheat_NEW_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The US Department of Agriculture says stalks of genetically modified wheat found in a field in Oregon look to be an isolated incident. Fri, 14 Jun 2013 23:15:14 +0000 Anna King 29371 at http://nwpr.org USDA Says GM Wheat In Oregon Appears To Be 'Isolated Incident' Careful Wheat Farmers, Seed Purveyors Say Mistakes Still Happen http://nwpr.org/post/careful-wheat-farmers-seed-purveyors-say-mistakes-still-happen <p>There’s been a lot of speculation but few answers so far about how genetically modified wheat ended up in an Oregon field.</p><p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 13:53:44 +0000 Anna King 28831 at http://nwpr.org Careful Wheat Farmers, Seed Purveyors Say Mistakes Still Happen Monsanto: Oregon GMO Wheat Isolated, Not Widespread http://nwpr.org/post/monsanto-oregon-gmo-wheat-could-be-accident <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/06/060513AK_Fraley_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Agribusiness giant Monsanto says genetically modified wheat found in Oregon could be the result of an accident rather than a widespread planting of the controversial seed. In a call Wednesday morning with reporters, the St. Louis-based company says its provided its specific tests to the U.S. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 22:31:38 +0000 Anna King 28804 at http://nwpr.org Monsanto: Oregon GMO Wheat Isolated, Not Widespread