GE Failures & Contaminations

THE WEED RESISTANCE CRISIS IN AMERICAN GMO AGRICULTURE

GE Failures & Contaminations

SUMMARY: "The purchase of genetically engineered (GE) seeds requires a signed legal contract with a licensed seller. The contract specifies all crop management practices and requires the farmer to purchase herbicides (i.e., Roundup or Glufosinate) sold only by this same seed company."

The purchase of genetically engineered (GE) seeds requires a signed legal contract with a licensed seller. The contract specifies all crop management practices and requires the farmer to purchase herbicides (i.e., Roundup or Glufosinate) sold only by this same seed company.

USA: STUNNING MONARCH MIGRATION IN PERIL

GE Failures & Contaminations

SUMMARY: "The stunning and little-understood annual migration of millions of monarch butterflies to spend the winter in Mexico is in danger of disappearing, experts say, after numbers dropped to their lowest level since record-keeping began in 1993. "

The stunning and little-understood annual migration of millions of monarch butterflies to spend the winter in Mexico is in danger of disappearing, experts say, after numbers dropped to their lowest level since record-keeping began in 1993.

CHINA SET TO BAR MORE US CORN AS BAN ON GM FOODS DRAGS ON

GE Failures & Contaminations

SUMMARY: "China is set to keep rejecting U.S. corn shipments containing an unapproved genetically modified strain at least until the end of March, shrugging off pressure from Washington to swiftly approve the variety developed by crop chemicals giant Syngenta AG."

China is set to keep rejecting U.S. corn shipments containing an unapproved genetically modified strain at least until the end of March, shrugging off pressure from Washington to swiftly approve the variety developed by crop chemicals giant Syngenta AG.

SéRALINI STUDY RETRACTION INTENDED TO SHUT DOWN POSSIBILITY OF LONG-TERM GMO TESTS FOREVER

GE Failures & Contaminations

SUMMARY: "“It must be as if the study had never happened,” said French MEP Corinne Lepage, who also challenged EU science adviser Anne Glover over her conflicts of interest with industry."

“It must be as if the study had never happened,” said French MEP Corinne Lepage, who also challenged EU science adviser Anne Glover over her conflicts of interest with industry.

USA: IS IT SYNGENTA'S TURN TO RUIN A KEY U.S. CROP?

GE Failures & Contaminations

SUMMARY: "Months after Monsanto nearly brought the U.S. wheat industry to its knees and sent shivers through alfalfa fields after genetically modified strains showed up where they shouldn't and threatened export markets, there's concern that Swiss biotech Syngenta may have done the same thing to the U.S. corn crop. Since mid-November, China has refused acceptance of 665,000 metric tons of corn and byproducts because it tested positive for the presence of MIR162, a genetically modified insecticide not approved for import."

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