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New law lets EU states ban GM crops

Posted by seumasach on December 6, 2014

RT

5th December, 2014

The European Union has approved a law that will enable the bloc’s 28 member states to restrict the cultivation of genetically modified crops, even if the EU has declared them as safe. The law comes despite furious lobbying from multinationals.

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No-No GMO: ‘Time to support local organic framers’

Posted by seumasach on May 18, 2014

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UK government colludes with GM biotech sector

Posted by seumasach on April 19, 2014

Secrecy And Lies: Government Collusion With The GM Biotech Sector In Britain

RINF

17th April, 2014

In 2012, the current BritishEnvironment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary Owen Paterson called concerns over the use of GM foods “complete nonsense” in an outright attack on valid concerns about GMOs (1). Since then, through comments and speeches, he has consistently voiced unqualified support for the GM food industry.

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“Russia will not import GMO products”

Posted by seumasach on April 6, 2014

RT

6th April, 2014

Russia will not import GMO products, the country’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, adding that the nation has enough space and resources to produce organic food.

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Report highlights GMO risk

Posted by seumasach on November 27, 2013

GMOs linked to gluten disorders plaguing 18 million Americans

RT

26th November, 2013

Genetically modified foods such as soy and corn may be responsible for a number of gluten-related maladies including intestinal disorders now plaguing 18 million Americans, according to a new report released on Tuesday.

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‘No Monsanto!’: World marches against GMO food

Posted by seumasach on October 13, 2013

RT

12th October, 2013

Thousands took to streets across the world’s cities on Saturday to protest the use of GMO products, with Giant Monsanto being the main target. Over 50 countries have been taking part in the march for world food day, and across 47 different US states.

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Russia considers GM ban

Posted by seumasach on October 2, 2013

Total GMO Ban To Be Considered By Russia Within Weeks

Waking Times

30th September, 2013

As one of the few nations in the world with a GMO-free platform, Russia does not allow any cultivation of GMOs for commercial purposes. Their regulatory agencies recently suspended the import and use of an American GM corn following a study suggesting a link to breast cancer and organ damage. The Russian Prime Minister has now ordered the same agencies to consider a possible ban on all GMO imports into Russia.

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India bans GMO crop

Posted by seumasach on July 25, 2013

American Nutrition Association

Campaigners welcome decision to put on hold cultivation of genetically modified (GM) aubergine crop, Bt Brinjal, until ‘safety of product’ established

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The World Against Monsanto

Posted by seumasach on May 27, 2013

Holding the Corrupt Accountable

James Corbett and Tami Canal

Global Research

25th May, 2013

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Monsanto is a company feared and reviled by the public in equal measure.

But whatever cases Monsanto has lost in the court of public opinion it has made up for in the courts of justice thanks to its revolving door with the upper reaches of Washington.

Now, a new movement is seeking to galvanize grassroots resistance to the corporation, and derail its agenda.

This is the GRTV Backgrounder on Global Research TV.

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End of European Gene-Potatoes after Consumers assured that they won´t end up in their bags

Posted by seumasach on February 8, 2013

NSNBC

8th February, 2013

The German newspaper NEOPresse informs that the German multinational corporation BASF has stopped all projects with genetically manipulated potatoes. BASF gave gene-potatoes projects the red card after protests against the release of the genetically manipulated crop in the environment continued flaring up.

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Polish resistance to GMO deception swells to five provinces!

Posted by seumasach on February 2, 2013

Farm Wars

31st January, 2013

The swelling farmers’ protest against the Polish government’s sell-off of prime Polish farmland to foreign multi-national corporations has now spread to five Polish provinces.

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