Sunday, September 14, 2014

From Around the GMO News-is-phere

Tico Times - ‎7 hours ago‎

“This guarantees that the procedures to authorize GMOs from now on will be accessible to all individuals, which will allow opposition that guarantees the cultivation of these crops will not disrupt the balance of ecosystems or the public health,” the ...
Statesman Journal - ‎4 minutes ago‎

Piling onto their problems is that opponents of GMO labeling have exceedingly outspent their counterparts in every election.

Thanh Nien Daily - ‎Sep 11, 2014‎

“I want to ask the agriculture minister what benefits genetically modified organisms will bring to Vietnamese farmers,” said To Van Truong, a senior scientist at the Ministry of Technology and Science who insists that local corn can out-produce the ...
Governing - ‎6 hours ago‎

For activists trying to lift the movement to label foods containing genetically modified organisms, progress has been halting.

Maui Now - ‎Sep 11, 2014‎

A group that supports GMO farming on Maui has filed a lawsuit in Second Circuit court seeking the removal of a GMO initiative from the November ballot.
The Times-Picayune - - ‎Sep 11, 2014‎

But when gardeners have questions about hybrid and F1 hybrid plants and genetically modified organisms (known as GMOs), some knowledge of genetics is needed to understand the answers. To some home vegetable gardeners, concerns over GMOs, ...

Westword (blog) - ‎Sep 11, 2014‎

Bradford Heap, chef/owner of Boulder's Salt Bistro, isn't waiting around for a vote or for the government to take action on GMOs (genetically modified organisms). He's already implemented a GMO-free kitchen, or what's as close as possible. "We should ...

Smithsonian - ‎Sep 10, 2014‎

Food has become a battleground, and one of the fiercest fights involves genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. With the aid of genetic engineering, we have created corn, soybeans, cotton and other crops with specific genes that help them resist pests ...
Elmira Star-Gazette - ‎Sep 11, 2014‎

The Sierra Club Finger Lakes Group and Food & Water Watch will co-sponsor a screening of the film "GMO OMG" at 6:45 p.m.

WIBW - ‎1 hour ago‎

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A potential settlement appears to be in the works on some claims in lawsuits over the May 2013 discovery of genetically engineered Monsanto wheat in an Oregon field. U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil in Kansas has given the ...
Seeking Alpha (registration) - ‎19 hours ago‎

Monsanto (NYSE:MON) shareholders have been on a bit of a wild ride of late, with the latest turn coming in Thursday. Shares fell as much as 3% in intra-day trading, which was attributed in a large part to a report authored by OTR Global LLC downgrading ...
Upside Down World - ‎Sep 11, 2014‎

GUATEMALA - On September 4th, after ten days of widespread street protests against the biotech giant Monsanto's expansion into Guatemalan territory, groups of indigenous people joined by social movements, trade unions and farmer and women's ...

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