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GM potatoes good? This is what The Soil Association thinks GM

GM potatoes good? This is what The Soil Association  thinks GM | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
We campaign against genetically modified (GM) crops because they are making farming less fair, more risky and no more sustainable. GM crops have locked farmers further into depending on costly inputs from a handful of powerful chemical companies, and have been sold on false promises.
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Why GM Crops Will Not Feed the World - Mother Earth News

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Why GM Crops Will Not Feed the World
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GM crops are heavily concentrated in a handful of countries with industrialized, export-oriented agricultural sectors.
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GMO safety, weed control top concerns as US study kicks off - Yahoo News

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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...
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Food Safety Experts Slam USDA over 2,4-D GM Crops Approval

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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.
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India Caught Between Business And Activists Over GM Crops - Asian Scientist Magazine

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India Caught Between Business And Activists Over GM Crops
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While India has been cultivating Monsanto's 'Bt cotton' since 2002, farmers and environmental activists have fiercely resisted GM food crops.
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Bangladeshi farmers caught in row over $600,000 GM aubergine trial

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Activists criticise pioneering pilot scheme to grow genetically-modified aubergines backed by USAid finance
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Can GM and organic farms coexist?

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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.
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Nigerian scientists wary of anti-malarial GM mosquitoes - SciDev.Net

Nigerian scientists wary of anti-malarial GM mosquitoes - SciDev.Net | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
They fear GM mosquitoes could spread beyond release sites and also produce unplanned hybrid offspring, says study.
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Italian Court Refuses Farmers Request to Sow GMO Corn Seeds ...

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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 ...
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UK Government Ignores Scotland’s Opposition to GM Crops in EU

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UK environment secretary Owen Paterson’s has failed to represent Scotland after admitting breaching an agreement to make Scotland’s opposition to genetically modified (GM) crops clear to Europea...
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Bavaria Signs Agreement to Go GMO Free

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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...
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Global Acceptance of GM Crops in Decline – New FOE Report

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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...
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Plotting GM contamination - SciDev.Net South Asia

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Scientists develop a tool for easy detection of genetic modification of crops and food.
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French parliament bans cultivation of GM maize

PARIS (Reuters) - France's lower house of parliament adopted a law on Tuesday prohibiting the cultivation of any variety of genetically modified maize, saying it posed a risk to the environment.France
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Bavaria Signs Agreement to Go GMO Free

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Germany’s Bavaria region has become the 62nd GMO Free farming area in Europe. The Munich-based Bavarian Environment Minister Dr.
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Following court ruling, anti-GMO activists ask for map of transgenic farms - Tico Times

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Following court ruling, anti-GMO activists ask for map of transgenic farms
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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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Report on GM crops and food security from India’s Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture

GMWatch is an independent non-profit making organisation founded in 1998. We seek to counter the enormous corporate political power and propaganda of the biotech industry. (@SperaSpeaks @joerogan I'm at 5.
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Genetically modified ‘super banana’ to be tested on Americans

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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.
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Monarch butterfly decline linked to spread of GM crops

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By Emily Chung, June 4, 2014. Source:  CBC News The main cause of the monarch butterfly's decline is the loss of milkweed — its food — in its U.S. breeding grounds, a new study has found. That all ...
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Monsanto to be given right in decisions to ban GMOs | Friends of the Earth Europe

Monsanto to be given right in decisions to ban GMOs | Friends of the Earth Europe | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
Unbelievable! #Monsanto et al to decide whether EU countries can ban #GMO crops. Please RT. http://t.co/j43hZoF8mi #stopthecrop ^FG
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Global acceptance of GM crops in decline - Friends of the Earth

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Genetically modified crops are often held up as a potential solution to world food shortages and the way to end famine.
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Reality of GMO and Petro-chemical Agriculture: Allergies, Toxins ...

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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 ...
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Number of countries growing GM crops declining, new report claims - Agriland

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The number of countries growing GM crops is on the decline, a new report claims (Number of countries growing GM crops declining, new report claims #farming @AgrilandIreland http://t.co/tl2sf5v7F3)...
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France - French court says ‘non’ to genetically modified corn

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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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Who benefits from GMO crops? New report from Friends of the Earth ...

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April 30, 2014. Source: Friends of the Earth Europe Global acceptance of genetically modified (GM) crops is in decline, with the number of countriescultivating falling for the first time, according to a new report from Friends of ...
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Vermont steps closer to passing GMO food-labeling law

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