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GMOs are Confusing: A Recipe for Understanding

GMOs are Confusing: A Recipe for Understanding

Consumers continue to be confused by GMOs. What if we told you that enhancing your banana bread recipe with additional nutrients is similar in concept to adding a gene to a plant?

Food Ingredients, Food Technology

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What's in a name? In this case, quite a bit.

What's in a name? In this case, quite a bit.

Cell-based meat, an innovative protein, is being accepted as a viable component of a healthy, robust protein source. But what should we call it?

Food Production, Food Technology, Future of Food

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Feeding the World: One Byte at a Time

Feeding the World: One Byte at a Time

The research that is underway at Cornell University's Initiative for Digital Agriculture is – and will be - revolutionary. It will touch the lives of consumers every single day. Here’s how…

Food Production, Food Technology

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What's the Difference between GMOs & CRISPR?

What's the Difference between GMOs & CRISPR?

A quick summary to explain the difference between GMO and CRISPR technology.

Food Production, Food Technology

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In the News: European Court Hinders CRISPR Technology

In the News: European Court Hinders CRISPR Technology

The European Court of Justice recently ruled that CRISPR technology must undergo the same extensive regulatory approval process as GMOs.

Agricultural Technology, Food Production, Food Technology

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How will CRISPR impact our food?

How will CRISPR impact our food?

CRISPR-Cas9 will soon surpass GMOs as the most influential gene editing technology for food production.

Food Production, Food Regulations and Policy, Food Technology

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In the News: Bill Gates gives GMOs a vote of confidence

In the News: Bill Gates gives GMOs a vote of confidence

Bill Gates announced his support of GMOs to raise awareness and highlight the benefits for a growing global population.

Food Production, Food Technology

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Are Insects the Future of Food?

Are Insects the Future of Food?

Insects are in the spotlight as a healthy, affordable, and easily produced protein source for the future. We've examined the health benefits, but now it's time to put these critters to the taste test.

Diet, Food Ingredients, Food Technology, Health

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Let's Byte into Ag

Let's Byte into Ag

Big data and data analytics have the power to help create more efficient farming and a safer food supply chain.

Agricultural Technology, Food Production, Food Technology

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Digging Deeper: Pasteurization

Digging Deeper: Pasteurization

Milk is pasteurized to make it safe for extended storage and human consumption.

Diet, Food Production, Food Technology, Health

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CRISPR: An Innovative Technology in Ag

CRISPR: An Innovative Technology in Ag

The possibilities are endless with CRISPR/Cas9. Let’s see how CRISPR is beginning to affect and enhance our agricultural food supply system.

Agricultural Technology, Food Production, Food Technology

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A "New" Burger

The protein staple that often occupies 50% of your dinner plate has turned from traditional beef, pork, or chicken to vegetable-based proteins and cultured meat. How is food technology influencing our protein options?

Food Ingredients, Food Technology, Future of Food

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Innovations in Indoor Farming

Innovations in Indoor Farming

Salad from a rooftop? Tomatoes grown in a warehouse? Microgreens in a freight car? Welcome to the new world of “‘Ponics” and indoor agriculture.

Agricultural Technology, Food Production, Food Technology

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Insects: A New Protein Source

Insects: A New Protein Source

Looking for a new protein option? Here is what you need to know about insects as a new protein source!

Diet, Food Ingredients, Food Technology, Future of Food, Health

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GMO Labeling: What's the Point?

GMO Labeling: What's the Point?

Vermont legislation has announced that effective July 1, the state will require all foods that are made with GMOs to be labeled as such. You might be thinking, “So? What is all the fuss about? Isn’t transparency a good thing?” While that reasoning sounds logical, in this case it does not make sense.

Agricultural Technology, Food Production, Food Regulations and Policy, Food Technology

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