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Over 1m tonnes of animal feed in Europe may contain banned GMOs: report

Paris - Over one million tonnes of animal feed in Europe could be contaminated by banned genetically modified organisms contained in a vitamin-based additive, French newspaper Le Monde reported Friday.

EU court extends GMO rules to new techniques

Luxembourg - Plants and animals created by new techniques of genetic modification should be treated as Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and follow European rules aimed at preventing damage to the environment and health, the EU's top court said on Wednesday.

Advanced weed-killer damages over 2.5 million acres of farmland

Pesticide "drifting" has hit U.S. farmers with a vengeance this year, affecting more than 16 states and over 2.5 million acres of crops as of mid-July. The economic losses nationally and to farmers, themselves could be devastating.

No gluten-free hosts for Eucharist, Vatican says, but GMOs OK

Vatican City - The unleavened bread used to celebrate the Eucharist during Catholic masses can be made with genetically modified organisms, the Vatican said Saturday, but they cannot be entirely gluten-free.

Decision taken not to release GM mosquitoes in Florida

Tampa - The controversial proposal to release genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida has been dropped due to concerns about the environmental impact.

Monsanto aims to use CRISPR to engineer food

Agricultural biotech company Monsanto has licensed the use of the cutting edge CRISPR-Cas genome-editing technology for food production.

Op-Ed: Vermont's GMO labeling law has nationwide implications

Starting Friday, most foods sold in Vermont must legally display on the label if the item contains any genetically modified organisms (GMOs). While the law only covers products sold in Vermont, it does have nationwide implications.

Op-Ed: Gene Drive — Permanent alteration of genetic heredity gets tricky

Sydney - If there’s one consistent thing about new gene technology, it’s that nothing is ever clearly explained and defined. Gene Drive is the ability to permanently alter genes, including passing on all the new genes to subsequent generations.

Nigerians say no to Monsanto's GMO maize and cotton

One hundred groups representing over five million Nigerians are vehemently opposing Monsanto’s attempts to introduce genetically modified maize and cotton into the country's food and farming system.

Russia may ban corn and soybeans from U.S.

A Russian watchdog group says U.S. corn contains dry rot and the use of GMOs may result in a ban on both corn and soybeans from the States.

Biological lock-and-key for GMO safety

Researchers have developed a way to allay one concern with GMOs entering the environment. This is based on a molecular lock-and-key, to inactivate unwanted microbes.

New Neil Young album makes Monsanto chemical company mad

On the heels of telling long-shot U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump to cease using his song "Rockin' in the Free World," Neil Young announced he has a new album coming out. Called 'The Monsanto Years,' it has made Monsanto, the company, unhappy.

Op-Ed: Why the GMO debate is far from over

There has been a lot of discussion on the pros and cons of genetically-engineered food crops of late. But the vast majority of consumers are actually left in the dark over the safety of GMOs because the FDA, USDA and Monsanto say they are safe.

Online petition to save monarch butterfly from GMOs, Monsanto

The Sierra Club has begun an online petition to convince the U.S. government to do more to save the monarch butterfly. Monarch numbers have dwindled dramatically and the club says scientists know the cause to be a product made by the Monsanto company.

Latest Monsanto GMOs approved by USDA criticized by food agency

The U.S. Department of Agriculture deregulated food giant Monsanto's dicamba-resistant soybeans and cotton last month but they did not do so without criticism. Critics maintain the genetically engineered products are dangerous.

Keeping GMOs safe in the event of environmental break-out

One of the fears with genetically modified organisms (GMO’s) is that there is the risk of GMOs escaping into the environment and causing uncontrolled damage. To off-set this, two research groups have proposed new bio-safety measures.

New non-GMO ‘super wheat’

Seattle - Botanists have discovered a wheat gene that can be used as a vehicle to transfer key genes from other plants to wheat. The discovery will allow farmers to develop new robust wheat varieties without having to resort to GMO crops.

Study linking GMO crops and tumors in rats is re-published

Caen - A study that found health problems in rats exposed to genetically engineered maize proved controversial a few years ago. The fervor led to the study being withdrawn. It has now been re-edited and re-published.

Twenty B.C. grocers refuse to sell genetically modified apples

If approved, genetically modified apples could hit Canadian shelves by end of year but twenty British Columbia grocers, including Olives Community Market in Function Junction, refuse to sell them.

Vermont first state to pass mandatory GMO food-labeling law

Monsanto and other companies making food with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are in the habit of winning, of having states and entire countries not require mandatory labeling of GMOs. But not this time, not in Vermont.
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