FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples

...food in comparison to conventional variety.Gregory Jaffe, biotechnology director for the Center for Science in the Public Interest, in a statement Friday objected to the voluntary system for approving GMOs and said legislation is needed to make...

As fight over Keystone XL drags on, oil industry vastly expands its pipeline network

...think it's going to escalate and get bigger."In most states, opponents have to prove a project does not serve the public interest or poses a clear environmental threat.In states that depend on energy jobs, regulators tend to be receptive to...

McDonald's to use chicken without human antibiotics

...medicine to promote growth in animals.Caroline Smith DeWaal, food safety director at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, said McDonald's plan to sell milk produced without rBST was also a good step because the artificial growth hormone...

Regulators OK 'net neutrality' rules for Internet providers

...WASHINGTON - Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile now must act in the "public interest" when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under rules approved Thursday by a divided Federal...

Pipeline plan draws protests

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- More than 60 people packed a public hearing Wednesday evening about a proposed petroleum pipeline that will run through 210 miles of Georgia.

Fast-food resolution: Transform junk food image

...out, what are you giving up?" he said.Michael Jacobson, executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, said there are likely many cases where artificial preservatives or colors could be replaced with natural alternatives...

Rotary offers special opportunities for members to serve their communities

...encourages every Rotarian to find ways to improve the quality of life for people in their communities and to serve the public interest.? International service exemplifies global reach in promoting peace and understanding.? Youth service recognizes...

Hyundai, Kia to pay US $100 million to end probe of overstated mileage

...said the automakers violated the law. But the agencies said they reached the agreement because it was fair and in the public interest. The government alleged Hyundai and Kia "chose favorable results rather than average results from a large number...

Judge temporarily bans legalized sports wagering in New Jersey

...an opinion read in court Friday, Shipp said he based his granting of the temporary restraining order partly on the public interest in knowing whether state law is in conflict with federal law. He also said the leagues demonstrated they would...

Scandal, sex, post-it art: Censorship accusations as Google cuts search results in Europe

...engine a responsibility similar to those traditional publishers always had - judging whether an information is in the public interest, whether it will withstand legal challenges and whether an individual complaint against it is warranted."Google...