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Chocolate companies are worried their cocoa supply might run out.

Chocolate could be extinct by 2050, but some companies think genetic engineering could save their supply

The world's chocolate supply is being threatened by disease and climate change, but genetic engineering could save the sweet.
The USDA finally gave a deadline to GMO labeling.

A new rule requires GMO products to be labeled by 2022, and some food companies are rejoicing

The USDA just announced that food companies will have until 2022 to label their GMO crops.
A woman uses a Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller spray without glyphosate in a garden in Ercuis near Paris, France.

A judge has slashed the amount Monsanto has to pay in a lawsuit over a common weed-killer chemical’s cancer risk

A judge reduced the amount Monsanto was ordered to pay to a plaintiff who alleged that his cancer was the result of using Roundup, the company's herbicide. The latest news does not mean that glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup — causes cancer.
A woman uses a Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller spray without glyphosate in a garden in Ercuis near Paris, France.

A common weed-killer chemical is at the heart of a $289 million cancer lawsuit against Monsanto. Here’s how worried you should be

A jury recently ordered Monsanto to pay $289 million in damages to a plaintiff who alleged that his cancer was the result of using Roundup, the company's popular herbicide. But the trial outcome does not mean that glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup — causes cancer.

A common weed-killer chemical is at the heart of a $289 million cancer lawsuit against Monsanto. Here’s how worried you should be

A jury recently ordered Monsanto to pay $289 million in damages to a plaintiff who alleged that his cancer was the result of using Roundup, the company's popular herbicide. But the trial outcome does not mean that glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup — causes cancer.

The magic ingredient in Silicon Valley’s favorite ‘bleeding’ veggie burger is under fire

The FDA has delayed its decision on the safety of heme, Impossible Burger's "magic" ingredient, until this month. Environmental activists have also taken issue with the burger because it is made using GMOs. But the science is clear: neither ingredient is unsafe to eat.

After a $66 billion merger, Monsanto is disappearing — sort of

The German drugmaker and chemical company Bayer has finalized a $66 billion blockbuster deal to gobble up the agricultural behemoth Monsanto, but you wouldn't know it by the company's new name. On Monday, Bayer said it was dropping Monsanto's 117-year-old title.

A blockbuster gene-editing tool just got one step closer to overtaking GMOs

In its latest statement, the USDA said that it had no plans to regulate Crispr crops, a move that clears the way for a host of new foods like produce.

A new Monsanto-backed company is on the verge of producing the first fruit made with a blockbuster gene-editing tool that could revolutionize agricult...

Monsanto is going beyond GMOs and investing in the gene-editing startup Pairwise. The deal could herald the arrival of the first Crispr produce.

Bill Gates calls GMOs ‘perfectly healthy’ — and scientists say he’s right

Bill Gates has a message for those advocating against genetically modified organisms: I'm disappointed.