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Why Iraqi Farmers Might Prefer Death to Paul Bremer's Order 81

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By Nancy Scola, AlterNet
Posted on September 19, 2007, Printed on September 19, 2007

Anyone hearing about central India's ongoing epidemic of farmer suicides
2007-07-06T163214Z_01_NOOTR_RTRMDNC_0_India-283485-1.xml> , where
growers are killing themselves at a terrifying clip, has to be
horrified. But among the more disturbed must be the once-grand poobah of
post-invasion Iraq, U.S. diplomat L. Paul Bremer.

ROMANIA: GM Crops Unearthed, But Not Uprooted

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By Claudia Ciobanu
IPS, September 18 2007

BUCHAREST, Sep 18 (IPS) - Greenpeace has launched a major attack against production and marketing of genetically modified cereals in Romania.

The environmental organisation announced earlier this month that it had discovered illegal plantations of genetically modified (GM) soya and corn over 110 hectares in Insula Mare a Brailei, a wide stretch of land in county Braila, 200 km east of capital Bucharest.


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SOURCE: Greenpeace Romania, Romania
AUTHOR: Press Release
DATE: 27.08.2007

Some supermarkets are still treating Romanian's as guinea pigs for GM food

ROMANIA: a playground for the genetic engineering industry?

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(WebWire) 5 September 2007

International - Over the past three years Greenpeace has investigated the failure of the Romanian Government to ensure the control and traceability of genetically modified (GMO) Soya plants produced by Monsanto (1).

Zambia adamant: no GM

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Michael Malakata
Source: SciDev.Net, 3 August 2007

[LUSAKA] The Zambian government has rejected a call made this week (30 July) by a group of scientific, agricultural and nongovernmental organisations to use genetically modified (GM) crops to reduce poverty and hunger.

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