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EU parliament approves new GM crops planting rules

legislature has approved by a big margin a new law giving EU member states the power to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops even if they have been approved by the food safety authority of the 28-nation bloc. 60 more words



— “scientists behind the petition say the butterfly’s decline is linked to a rise in genetically engineered crops in the midwest”

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Endangered? Monarch butterflies may get federal protection

The once ubiquitous monarch butterfly may soon be placed on the endangered species list because its population has declined so dramatically in the past two decades. 408 more words


EU deal gives countries opt-out on growing approved GM crops

The European Union agreed a compromise on growing genetically modified crops on Thursday that gives nations the option to ban them, even if EU authorities have approved them for cultivation. 272 more words