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Largest international study into safety of GM food launched by Russian NGO

A Russian group working with scientists is set to launch what they call the world’s largest and most comprehensive long-term health study on a GM… 927 more words

Health

New GE Study Published: Genetically engineered crops, glyphosate and the deterioration of health in the USA

ABSTRACT published in Journal of Organic Systems, 9(2), 2014 ORIGINAL PAPER

A huge increase in the incidence and prevalence of chronic diseases has been reported in the… 88 more words

Genetically Engineered Crops

Colorado and Oregon will vote on GMO labeling Tuesday. Here's what's at stake.

It’s time to debate GMO labeling — again. On Tuesday, residents in Colorado and Oregon will vote on whether packaged foods that contain genetically modified ingredients should be labeled as such in stores. 2,003 more words

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Former Pro-GMO Scientist Speaks Out On The Real Dangers of Genetically Engineered Food

I retired 10 years ago after a long career as a research scientist for Agriculture Canada. When I was on the payroll, I was the designated scientist of my institute to address public groups and reassure them that genetically engineered crops and foods were safe. 1,445 more words

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Maui Voters to Decide Whether to Ban GMO Crops

Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe. 798 more words

Environment

GMO wheat mishaps foster skepticism of USDA

WASHINGTON — The discovery of another unapproved variety of genetically modified wheat in Montana has increased pressure to tighten the regulation of biotech crops, a change that could cause havoc for farmers in Iowa and across the U.S. 1,098 more words

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Activists to challenge EPA approval of new herbicide

Chemical-agricultural death spiral continues …

Staff Report

FRISCO — A coalition of farmers and environmental groups claim the EPA didn’t adequately analyze the human health and environmental impacts of a powerful new herbicide before authorizing for use on genetically engineered corn and soybean crops. 582 more words

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