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First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

USDA deregulates new 2,4-D-tolerant corn and soy

2,4-D resistant crops pose "monumental threat" to the nation’s agricultural, environmental, and human healthIt's a black day for the US – and human and animal consumers of crops grown there – as the USDA deregulates Dow's 2,4-D-tolerant corn and soybeans. ... [Published GMWatch.org - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Herbicide resistance in Argentina adds to farmers' woes

Herbicide-resistant weeds are lowering yields and impacting farmer incomes, making maize no longer profitableThe increase in herbicide-resistant weeds has been significant in Argentina, causing yield losses and reduced profits for farmers.Meanwhile in ... [Published GMWatch.org - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Ingredion bans new GMO corn at plant

A manufacturer of sweeteners and starches made from corn will not buy Syngenta's new GM corn MIR 162 due to China's rejection of the cropChina has turned away 1.25 million tonnes of U.S. corn and DDGs this year after discovering the presence of an unapproved ... [Published GMWatch.org - 18 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Prof Jack Heinemann on vaccines, climate, power, and GMOs

The latest tactics of the GMO lobby are designed to misleadIn two articles below, Prof Jack Heinemann challenges popular GMO lobby memes and dishonest PR tactics.In the first article, Prof Heinemann takes on Monsanto PR woman Janice Person over her suggestion ... [Published GMWatch.org - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

"Monsanto is a monster" – photojournalist

Exhibition documents terrible impacts of GMO agriculture in Argentina"Stories from a wounded land" is a photo-essay by the journalist Alvaro Ybarra Zavala on the terrible impacts of GMO agriculture in Argentina. Some of the images are shocking.Other pictures ... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Argentine researcher confirms scientific evidence on harmful effects of agrochemicals

Preliminary results show severe damage to the human genome in sprayed populations in GM soy-producing areasThe good work of the late Prof Andres Carrasco continues in Argentina, as the interview below with his colleague, the biochemist Raúl Horacio Lucero, ... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

GM lags behind conventional breeding in efforts to create drought-resistant maize – Nature journal

Non-GM maize yielded up to 30% more under drought conditionsAn important article has been published in Nature journal. "Cross-bred crops get fit faster", by Natasha Gilbert, explains how genetic engineering lags behind conventional breeding in efforts ... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Russians eager to say NO to GMOs

The Russian authorities are tightening their grip on GM foodsEXCERPT: A group of upper house members submitted a bill to the State Duma last February declaring a GMO ban as a temporary measure. ITAR-TASS, 10 September 2014http://en.itar-tass.com/opin ... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Monitoring of GMO field trials a shambles in India – and the USA

The State Biotechnology Coordination Committee (SBCC) in Maharashtra, which is supposed to monitor trials, has not met in years, with some members being unaware even of its existenceIt's not only in India that the monitoring of GMO field trials is in ... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Bangladesh research institute admits no independent health tests done on Bt brinjal

Director of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) calls GMO labelling requirement "ridiculous"Previously we reported how Dr Rafiqul Islam Mondol, director general of the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), lost his temper after ... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Pharma corn trial run by man whose previous firm was banned from doing GMO field trials

GMO experiments receive questionable oversight, writes Bill Lambrecht ... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 08 2014]
Entities: Corn
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

US bullied Vietnam into not labelling GM foods

Science Media Centre "experts" tell people in developing countries to accept GMOsThe article below tells how the US government bullied Vietnam into not putting GMO labelling into practice, even though the country had passed a law requiring such label ... [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 23 2014]

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"Since there is no agreement, we are considering not paying suppliers for the cargoes already on the way" said one Chinese buyer
Janice Person [Monsanto outreach] @JPlovesCOTTON: "Vaccinations were really controversial a few years ago, science has won. Could GMOs follow that path?"
He himself said that the images are not spectacular. "I'm used to covering conflict, then I find this extremely boring job. I never photographed so many tomatoes. Red, green... " For nearly three years, Alvaro Ybarra Zavala Spanish documented the food industry. Questioning their excesses...
...In Argentina there are 25 million hectares of GM crops, on which 300 million liters of pesticides are applied. Carrasco, in his study, said "Be careful about what is being implemented because it is not as safe or benign as is claimed" he said

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USDA deregulates new 2,4-D-tolerant corn and soy [Published GMWatch.org - 18 hours ago]
Ingredion bans new GMO corn at plant [Published GMWatch.org - 18 hours ago]
Herbicide resistance in Argentina adds to farme... [Published GMWatch.org - 18 hours ago]
Prof Jack Heinemann on vaccines, climate, power... [Published GMWatch.org - 23 hours ago]
"Monsanto is a monster" – photojournalist [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 17 2014]
Argentine researcher confirms scientific eviden... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 17 2014]
GM lags behind conventional breeding in efforts... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 17 2014]
Monitoring of GMO field trials a shambles in In... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 11 2014]
Russians eager to say NO to GMOs [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 11 2014]
Bangladesh research institute admits no indepen... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 09 2014]
Director of Bangladesh research institute gets ... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 08 2014]
Pharma corn trial run by man whose previous fir... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 08 2014]
Pesticide regulation amid the influence of indu... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 08 2014]
Brazil evaluates commercial release of GM eucal... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 07 2014]
Troubling inspection reports reveal vast outdoo... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 06 2014]
Responses to Specter's pro-GMO article in the N... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 05 2014]
Biofortified continues to misrepresent GMO facts [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 05 2014]
Guatemala: People reject "Monsanto Law" for thr... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 03 2014]
German supermarket giants demand return to GMO-... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 02 2014]
Ruin is forever: Why GMOs should be banned on t... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 01 2014]
Bangladesh Bt brinjal farmers demand compensation [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 01 2014]
Study finds Argentina’s soy boom model socially... [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 30 2014]
Cornell gets $5.6 million to "depolarize" GMO d... [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 30 2014]
GM Bt cotton production risks in Burkina Faso "... [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 30 2014]
Why the chief scientific advisor role is part o... [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 30 2014]
Biology Fortified misleads the public on GMO sa... [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 28 2014]
Supermarkets must wake up to environmental harm... [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 28 2014]
NGOs and residents respond to Kauai ruling [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 27 2014]
GM mosquito town in Brazil still suffering incr... [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 24 2014]
US bullied Vietnam into not labelling GM foods [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 23 2014]
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