News

2007-03-06 |

USDA bans contaminated rice variety

The U.S. Agriculture Department ordered seed dealers not to sell BASF"s "Clearfield" rice as it"s seeds are contaminated with Bayer"s illegal GM Rice LL 601. At the same time preliminary approval was given to grow a GM rice variety that contains human genes.

2007-03-02 |

Coexistence or Contradiction

A scientific analysis of the contradicting approaches and agricultural paradigms of European and national legislators, industry and GMO free Regions and movements on the issue of GM contamination and coexistence between GM and non-GM agriculture.

2007-03-02 |

Russia joins the battle over GM products

On July 1, the city of Moscow will introduce a voluntary system of food labels indicating that a product does not contain genetically modified ingredients. The city duma has declared Moscow a "gmo free region" and more Russian regions are expected to follow.

2007-02-20 |

EU ministers uphold Hungarians ban on Monsantos GM maize

With a two third majority EU environment ministers slapped down an attempt of the EU Commission to order Hungary to lift its ban on Monsanto"s GMO maize "Mon810", delivering a third stinging rebuff to the European Commission.

2007-02-20 |

Coexistence in the Nordic countries

A 46 page report by the Nordic Council of Ministers describes and compares regulations of coexistence between genetically modified (GM), conventional and organic crops in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

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