Bad Seed News About GMO and Genetically Modified Crops on March 17, 2011
The European Commission has announced it will refer Poland to the Court of Justice for maintaining its ban on GM seeds. Here's to hoping Poland does not give in and place its citizens' health first.
European Union farm ministers failed to reach a decision on Thursday on whether to grant import approval to three genetically modified (GM) crops. The public has long decided that they don't want it. So, are the ministers waiting for "grease money"?
For failure to comply with rules and regulations pertaining to the Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) ban, the European Commission has criticized Bulgaria and threatened that it has two months to come to heel or face the European Court of Justice.
The Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) warned Dar es Salaam on its plan to use GMOs or genetically engineered seeds, and encouraged instead the use of local high breed seeds.
Hotel in Hawaii breaks monotonous line of cuisines served in hotels by offering "GMO-free cuisine."
Bad Seed News About GMO and Genetically Modified Crops on March 16, 2011
Milk and meat from ‘cloned’ animals’ offspring could soon be on sale without any labels, the European consumer group BEUC warns. The European Commission (EC) is threatening to force through the proposal backed by the British Government.
Malta has taken up a commendable stand against the latest move to introduce genetically modified organisms in theEuropean food chain.
A UN official has issued a report stating that the future of sustainable development does not lie in chemical ag, but rather in sustainable agricultural techniques.
Bad Seed News About GMO and Genetically Modified Crops on March 14, 2011
We are witnessing corporate-government seizure of the means by which humans survive and thrive. Major corporations, backed by government, are causing cancer and other diseases with their toxic products.
Bad Seed News About GMO and Genetically Modified Crops on March 7, 2011
New Democrat Agriculture Critic, Alex Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior), believes stopping Monsanto from registering its GMO alfalfa, already approved by Canada’s Health and Environment agencies, a top priority.
Greenpeace handed over a 180,000-signature petition calling on the EU executive to stop the authorisation of GM rice made by German pharmaeutical giant Bayer.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco has overturned a previous ruling to destroy the genetically modified sugar beets, ruling in favor of Monsanto and the USDA, to the utter disgust of anti-GMO advocates.
Bad Seed News About GMO and Genetically Modified Crops on March 3, 2011
Since GMOs existed, scientists thought that other are contaminated because of GM-genes that "escape" into the environment. However, this was proven untrue by a recent discovery.
In spite of some good news for the Mexican agriculture and biodiversity, the consequences of recent frosts in northern states and the aggressive propaganda of the industry is still putting at risk Mexico’s basic grain.
Maine is facing two intertwined issues that are in danger of striking anytime. How the bees are taken care of and how the people would let up from using pesticides and how they grow their alfalfa will hold the answer.
A recent poll showed 87 percent of Americans don't want GMO foods in their plate. Can there be a “free market” when taxpayer subsidies are used to shore up a product which consumers don't want to buy?
The rice trial has exposed the ugly truth about how the USDA "silenced" the issue of GM leak to supposedly "clean" rice shipped to Europe in 2006 and thereafter.
While we are still holding our breath because of the ill-effects that Roundup Ready GMO crops bring, here comes along another reason to throw it all to the bin.
South Africa uses food shortage as an excuse to produce more GMO crops on an area that has significantly increased in size since last year's. This, while neighboring Zimbabwe and Zambia has successfully avoided GMOs.
Clearly intended to dis-inform and trick the consumers, franken producers has labeled a genetically engineered mouse-pig as "EnviroPig," when there is no trace of it being environment friendly.
Bad Seed News About GMO and Genetically Modified Crops on March 2, 2011
The recent "surrender" of organic businesses to GMO companies has raised the debate on what foods or product can really be called organic.
The Philippines' Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala expressed objections to the commercial production of genetically modified eggplants that were being tested in various sites in the country.
A bill that would protect small farmers from liability over inadvertent presence of genetically-modified crops failed to pass the House Monday. The bill failed after two votes by the full House.
The Roundtable on Responsible Soy (RTRS) group is setting a criteria for their soy products to ensure Non-GMO products only are shipped to Europe. This move by RTRS is seen as a threat by palm oil producers.