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RNA Interference Sprays as an Alternative to Transgenic Agriculture

A current focus of agricultural research is the development of RNA interference (RNAi) technology. An article on the MIT Technology Review site titled ‘The Next Great GMO Debate… 949 more words

Food Production

Law Firm Recruits Farmers In Class Action Lawsuit Against Monsanto

At this point, we have all been exposed to Monsanto’s toxic glyphosate – the chemical in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide, Round Up. Exposure is happening either by eating GMO foods, or living close to a farm that routinely sprays their crops with the ‘probably-carcinogenic’ herbicide, as declared by the WHO’s IARC. 257 more words

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Roundup (Glyphosate) FOI Response - Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk

In response to your original queries (questions shown below), I can advise the following:

  • The Council have used Glyphosate for approximately 20 years. At present No Mix Dual is used which has Glyphosate as its main active ingredient.
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Roundup (Glyphosate) FOI Response - Norfolk County Council

Freedom of Information request – ICM5695

I refer to your request for information received by Norfolk County Council dated 23 July 2015 which has been processed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (the Regulations), as appropriate. 1,322 more words

Food

Dow AgroSciences reveals the name of its new corn herbicide

Dow AgroSciences has announced that its new corn herbicide, previously referred to as GF‑3471, will be named Resicore™ herbicide. Registration for this herbicide is expected in 2016. 369 more words

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Scientists call for new review of herbicide, cite 'flawed' U.S. regulations

Wed Aug 19, 2015 5:12pm EDT Reuters:

Scientists call for new review of herbicide, cite ‘flawed’ U.S. regulations

U.S. regulators have relied on flawed and outdated research to allow expanded use of an herbicide linked to cancer, and new assessments should be urgently conducted, according to a column published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday. 368 more words

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