GMO Regulations, Testing & Pre-Market Review, Approval, & Labelling In Different Countries

GMO Regulations, Testing & Pre-Market Review, Approval, & Labelling In Different Countries

Different countries have different requirements & processes when it comes to the assessment of GM crops and foods (both before becoming a crop, and before getting into the food supply or hitting the commercial market). Some have specific regulations, whilst others don’t, and there can be different requirements during the testing and pre-market review, approval, … Read more

What Are GMOs? – Overview Of Types, Uses, Examples, Stats & Facts, & More

What Are GMOs? - Overview Of Types, Uses, Examples, Stats & Facts, & More

This guide is intended as a very basic introductory overview of GMOs. We outline and discuss some of the most important basic information about GMOs in general, and specifically GMO crops and food.   Summary – An Overview Of GMOs Below we outline: – What GMOs are – The difference between selective breeding vs genetic … Read more

Organic Cotton vs Regular Cotton: Comparison, Differences, & Which Is Better?

Organic Cotton vs Regular/Conventional Cotton: Differences, & Which Is Better?

We’ve already put together some other guides on both conventional cotton and organic cotton elsewhere on the site, and we’ve linked to those guides below. This guide is a comparison guide of organic cotton vs regular cotton. We look at what the main differences might be, which one might be better if you are looking … Read more

Pros & Cons Of Organic Cotton (Benefits & Disadvantages)

Pros & Cons (Benefits & Disadvantages) Of Organic Cotton

In this guide, we list some of the potential pros and cons of organic cotton.  These pros and cons could be useful to consider when comparing organic cotton to conventional cotton, along with other textile fibres and materials. This guide also compliments our separate guide which specifically focusses on the sustainability and eco friendliness of … Read more

Organic Cotton: What It Is, How To Know It’s Organic, GOTS Certification, How & Where To Buy, & Whether It’s Worth It

Organic Cotton: What It Is, How To Know It’s Organic, GOTS Certification, How & Where To Buy, & Whether It's Worth It

In this introductory guide to organic cotton, we outline: – What organic cotton is  – The potential pros and cons of organic cotton – Potential eco friendliness & sustainability of organic cotton as a fibre or textile – What the main differences might be between organic cotton and regular cotton – What to look for and … Read more

Foods & Crops That Use The Most Pesticides & Fertilizers, & Foods With The Most Pesticide Residue

Foods & Crops That Use The Most Pesticides & Fertilizers, & Foods With The Most Pesticide Residue

Pesticides and fertilizers are used in modern commercial and industrial agriculture for the production of different foods and crops. In this guide, we list the foods and crops (including fibre crops) that use the most synthetic pesticides and fertilizers at the producer level.  We’ve also looked at the foods and food groups that might contain … Read more