GE Failures & Contaminations

CHINA BLAMES U.S. GMO CORN FOR CROP FAILURE

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SUMMARY: "China has struggled to keep genetically modified foods out of their country, rejecting and even incinerating US shipments of corn by the boatload this year. But some of the seeds may have made their way in regardless, and it’s these US-made seeds that are being blamed for crop failure in the large eastern country.

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DOW CHEMICAL READIES FOR A NEW ERA OF SUPERWEEDS

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SUMMARY: "Because of the overuse of Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller, farmers have created "superweeds" that resist the best efforts of the herbicide to eradicate them. So rather than address the problem at the source, the USDA is poised to compound it by approving new seeds that are resistant to a different weedkiller manufactured by Dow Chemical , meaning it won't be long before we have to up the ante once more."

AUSTRALIAN FARMERS GAIN MASS CONSUMER SUPPORT OVER GMO POLLUTION

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SUMMARY: "Farmers in three Australian States are seeking public support for a Senate inquiry into the post-commercialisation impacts of existing regulated GM crops – as a Western Australian (WA) farmer who lost much of livelihood due to GM contamination seeks to crowd-source legal costs for his landmark trial."

CHINA REJECTS SHIPMENT OF U.S. GENETICALLY MODIFIED CORN

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SUMMARY: "China recently rejected a 60,000-ton shipment of American corn because it included unapproved genetically modified grain, the country’s food-quality watchdog said.

China recently rejected a 60,000-ton shipment of American corn because it included unapproved genetically modified grain, the country’s food-quality watchdog said.

Deformities, sickness and livestock deaths: The real cost of GM animal feed?

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Danish pig farmer Ib Pedersen says GM feed is affecting animal health - prompting fears over human safety.

Much of our meat and dairy produce is made from animals raised on GM feeds. Alarming new claims suggest that the GM diet is affecting animal health - prompting fears over human safety. Andrew Wasley reports ...

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