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Genetically modified crops and livestock: Support divided | Genetic ...

Genetically modified crops and livestock: Support divided | Genetic ... | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
North American regulatory agencies have not yet approved genetically modified livestock for human consumption. The Enviropig project has ground to a stop, and genetically modified salmon research is waiting on approval ...
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The GM mirage - Hindu Business Line

The GM mirage - Hindu Business Line | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
The GM mirageHindu Business LineThe debate about the need and safety of genetically modified (GM) food has reached a critical level, and with good reason, as the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India Bill which will govern GM food is due to...
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Canada is vigilant in monitoring the safety of genetically modified food - Calgary Herald

Canada is vigilant in monitoring the safety of genetically modified food - Calgary Herald | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
Canada is vigilant in monitoring the safety of genetically modified foodCalgary HeraldTo be considered a lowlevel presence (LLP), the genetically modified crop would have to be approved in at least one country using internationally agreed upon...
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Genetically Modified Foods & California's Proposition 37: What's All ...

Genetically Modified Foods & California's Proposition 37: What's All ... | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
Largely lost in the shuffle of the current presidential election campaign and several more heavily-publicized state ballot measures, California's Secretary of State recently announced that the “California Right to Know ...
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GM crops sneak into 43 varieties of food - The Australian

GM crops sneak into 43 varieties of food - The Australian | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
GM crops sneak into 43 varieties of foodThe AustralianFood Standards Australia New Zealand has approved 43 varieties of genetically modified canola, corn, potato, rice, soybean and sugarbeet for human consumption.
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Weeds take root in crops, climate change, cuisine

Weeds take root in crops, climate change, cuisine | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
One weed type relentlessly kills cotton as another teaches gov't how plants respond to climate change and more make for a meal (CBS News: RT @CBSSunday: Our cover story: Weeds take root in crops, climate change, cuisine
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Insight: Big Food girds for California GMO fight

Insight: Big Food girds for California GMO fight | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES/KANSAS CITY (Reuters) - After two decades fighting to force U.S.
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Global Resistance to Monsanto

Global Resistance to Monsanto | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
A new report shows an intense worldwide grassroots opposition to the dominance of multinational biotech companies like Monsanto who make big promises but fail to deliver.
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Should GM crop trials be allowed to go ahead? | Countryfile.com

Should GM crop trials be allowed to go ahead? | Countryfile.com | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
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Oregon seed, farm groups sue state over GMO canola - Reuters

Oregon seed, farm groups sue state over GMO canolaReutersBackers of genetically modified crops say biotechnology makes farming more efficient and sustainable, and that it increases production.
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INDIA: Maharashtra State Revokes Monsanto's Cotton Seed License - 8,200 farmer suicide

INDIA: Maharashtra State Revokes Monsanto's Cotton Seed License - 8,200 farmer suicide | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it

In late June, India joined Russia, China, Brazil, and 49 major industrialized nations in REQUIRING GMO LABELING. So far, 50 countries either restrict or ban the use or cultivation of GMOs outright.

 

NEW DELHI, India, August 9, 2012 (ENS) - The Indian state of Maharashtra has revoked Monsanto's license to sell genetically engineered cotton seeds.

The move comes amid an investigation into the rising suicide rates among Maharashtra farmers that have been planting the seeds. Some have suggested the high cost of the seeds, which have failed to repell cotton pests as promised, and the debt incurred by farmers as a result has been a contributor to more than 8,200 suicides in the past decade in the Vidarbah region of the Indian state... http://ens-newswire.com/2012/08/09/maharashtra-state-revokes-monsantos-cotton-seed-license/

 


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Big Tobacco Shills Trying to Stop GMO Labeling in California

Big Tobacco Shills Trying to Stop GMO Labeling in California | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
Why are the same consultants who have worked for the tobacco industry now shilling for Big Food, opposing the ballot initiative that would require labeling of all foods containing GMO ingredients?
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Business Line : Industry & Economy News : Greens call for halt to field trials of GM food crops

Business Line : Industry & Economy News : Greens call for halt to field trials of GM food crops | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
Greens call for halt to field trials of GM food crops http://t.co/kJM1OHMw #GMO #Environment #Agriculture #India...
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How will the world react if India says no to GE food?

How will the world react if India says no to GE food? | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
Genetically engineered (GE) food is a hot button topic in India. What happens here often sends ripples throughout the GE debate worldwide, but what happened last week is surely a major milestone.
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Genetically modified jeans? Monsanto takes on cotton - Examiner.com

Genetically modified jeans? Monsanto takes on cotton - Examiner.com | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
Examiner.comGenetically modified jeans? Monsanto takes on cottonExaminer.comOn August 16th, the same strain was approved for use in Brazil, which exports its cotton mostly to overseas manufacturing plants.
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Submission to parliamentary committee on agriculture regarding GM crops

The issue of genetically modified food crops, must be considered in terms of India’s ability to regulate new technologies, the credibility of the scientific system that allows the use of these n (Parliamentary comm on GM crop in India has this to ...
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Crops | The Center for Food Safety

Crops | The Center for Food Safety | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
95% of US sugar beets are genetically engineered.
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Food companies fight against GM proposal - FT.com

Food companies fight against GM proposal - FT.com | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
US food and agriculture companies are spending millions of dollars campaigning against a proposal that would force them to reveal their use of genetically modified ingredients.
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Victory for GMO-free movement: Plantings halted in Oregon - DeathRattleSports.com

Victory for GMO-free movement: Plantings halted in Oregon - DeathRattleSports.com | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
OregonLive.comVictory for GMO-free movement: Plantings halted in OregonDeathRattleSports.comThe ongoing food fight between massive biotech companies and grassroots activists has continued on the west coast, with a monumental vote on the mandatory...
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The Monsanto Protection Act

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Changes being pushed in Congress will alter United States law to eliminate opposition to the planting of more GM crops and according to opponents, will undermine the courts and the democratic process.In a country already divided about the benefits...
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TAINTED FOREST: Major Timber Companies Secretly Destroying and Spraying USA Forests with agriculture glyphosate, and Agent Orange 2,4-D

TAINTED FOREST: Major Timber Companies Secretly Destroying and Spraying USA Forests with agriculture glyphosate, and Agent Orange 2,4-D | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it

August 14, 2012: Center for Investigative Journalism

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Major usa timber companies – Weyerhaeuser, Roseburg Resources, Stimson Lumber, Seneca Jones and others – have been spraying millions of pounds of herbicide on their "private" forestland in Oregon. But many residents suspect chemicals are being carried on mountain currents, prompting health concerns..... http://cironline.org/reports/oregonians-fear-harmful-effects-timberland-herbicides-3731

 

IT'S ALREADY GOING INTO OUR GMO FOOD: http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-and-gmos-gm/p/1897140715/ready-for-agent-orange-2-4-d-corn-highly-toxic-to-honeybees-and-human-health

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Bt cotton had no significant benefits for the farmers: Report - Tehelka

TehelkaBt cotton had no significant benefits for the farmers: ReportTehelkaThe voices of opposition to Genetically Modified (GM) crops worldwide reflected in India since the approvals for field trials of Bt cotton were given by the regulatory...
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Pesticide-resistant insects add insult to drought injury | Grist

Monsanto's GMO corn is succumbing to corn rootworms, the exact insects it was designed to kill. And the drought in the Midwest is only making things worse.
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Kellogg’s facing wrath of GMO-free movement activists online

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A movement to essentially take over the Facebook wall of cereal giant Kellogg’s appears to [...]...

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Egypt’s legal battle to regulate Monsanto’s GMOs | Egypt Independent

Egypt’s legal battle to regulate Monsanto’s GMOs | Egypt Independent | GMO GM Articles Research Links | Scoop.it
In 2008, Egypt reached an agreement with the US-based Monsanto Corporation to import, grow and sell the company's genetically-modified maize.
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