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Genetically Engineered Food Safety- 3/5/15 Public Meeting National Academy of Sciences

Live Webcast of Meeting in Washington, DC:  The public meeting will focus on food safety. The committee will hear from speakers representing the Food and Drug Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the European Food Safety Authority. 34 more words

Genetically Engineered Food

EPA seeks public comment to framework to prevent corn rootworm resistance

EPA is seeking public comment on a proposed framework intended to delay the corn rootworm pest becoming resistant to corn genetically engineered to produce Bt pesticides.   446 more words


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”

read article: monarch butterflies considered for endangered species status