Florida officials want to enlist ‘frankenskeeters’ in Zika fight

Jeffrey Smith explains why this is NOT a good idea in his interview with Michael Carroll from Aminewswire.com: “Scores of Florida state lawmakers last week urged federal health officials to allow the use of genetically modified mosquitoes to fight the spread of the Zika virus. Opponents of the idea, however, fear that the genetically altered insects, which… Read More Florida officials want to enlist ‘frankenskeeters’ in Zika fight

ACTION ALERT: “NO CONSENT To Release Of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes”

GMO Free Florida is urging people to sign the petition opposing the release. Tell the FDA that you DO NOT CONSENT to the release of genetically engineered mosquitoes anywhere in the U.S. Make your comment to the FDA today, because once these genetically engineered mosquitoes are released into the environment they cannot be recalled!  The… Read More ACTION ALERT: “NO CONSENT To Release Of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes”

What Do Genetically Modified Mosquitoes, Apples and Salmon Have in Common?

They’re all owned by the same person.   Syn-bio billionaire, Randal J. Kirk, is banking on his latest biotech acquisitions to make more money.  Kirk acquired Oxitec, the British developer of genetically modified mosquitoes in August of 2015.   He also purchased O’Kanagan Specialty Fruits (GM non-browning apples) in 2015, and became the majority stakeholder in AquaBounty… Read More What Do Genetically Modified Mosquitoes, Apples and Salmon Have in Common?