It is strange to see an apparently ordinary field surrounded by a seven-foot steel fence topped with barbed wire. The banana trees being grown inside don’t look any different from those that are ubiquitous in the surrounding African countryside. The only thing that marks them apart is the fence, two security guards in smart green-and-black uniforms, and little white markers at the foot of each plant, each with a unique but unintelligible code.
Yahoo News GMO safety, weed control top concerns as US study kicks off Yahoo News (Reuters) - Agriculture experts raised a number of concerns with genetically modified crops, including safety and spreading weed resistance, at the first public...
Center for Food Safety has condemned the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) decision to fully deregulate Dow Chemical’s Enlist corn and soybeans, genetically engineered to withstand repeated spraying of the herbicide 2,4-D.
Asian Scientist Magazine India Caught Between Business And Activists Over GM Crops Asian Scientist Magazine While India has been cultivating Monsanto's 'Bt cotton' since 2002, farmers and environmental activists have fiercely resisted GM food crops.
An Australian farmer has lost a court case against the GM growing neighbour who lost him his organic status. With your help, Karl Mathiesen investigates whether genetically modified crops will make purely organic crops impossible.
Following this ruling it will be easier for states in the EU to determine individually if they want to allow GM crop sewing or to ban it from their overall food production paradigm. The citizens of Italy already heavily oppose GMO ...
Germany's Bavaria region has become the 62nd GMO Free farming area in Europe. The Munich-based Bavarian Environment Minister Dr. Marcel Huber, signed the GMO Free agreement in Brussels, with the Presi...
Global acceptance of genetically modified (GM) crops is in decline, with the number of countries cultivating falling for the first time, according to a new report from Friends of the Earth Internation...
Following court ruling, anti-GMO activists ask for map of transgenic farms Tico Times Since genetically modified crops first came to Costa Rica in 1991, the locations of the farms have been kept under wraps.
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A vitamin-enhanced ‘super-banana’ developed by scientists is to be tested on humans. The trials are to take place in the US over a six-week period. Researchers aim to start growing the fruit in Uganda by 2020.
Paterson recently told the Oxford Farming Conference that Europe is likely to become “the museum of world farming” because of its failure to embrace genetically modified crops. He went on to state that the longer Europe ...
France on Monday definitively banned the growing of genetically modified corn in the European Union's top grain producer, where a majority of people remain strongly opposed to foods based on genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.
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