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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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SOURCE: Slow Food, Spain
AUTHOR: Elisa Virgilito, translated by Ailsa Wood
DATE: 03.07.2007

The growing movement in Spain against the spread of genetically modified organisms originated with the personal experience of Josep
Pàmies, a farmer who has always been committed to protecting farm food heritage and agricultural biodiversity. Pàmies, who is the
leader of the Slow Food Convivium in Balaguer (Catalonia), has become the figurehead of this battle in Zapatero's Spain.

Mobile Phones and Vanishing Bees

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The recent boom in third generation mobile phones may be the main culprit for colony collapse disorder in honeybees. Dr. Mae-Wan Ho

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Colony collapse a new phenomenon

Fears of consumer rejection delay introduction of GM sugar cane

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Business Report (South Africa)

Fears of consumer rejection delay introduction of GM sugar cane

April 16, 2007
By Justin Brown

Johannesburg - The sugar industry will hold off on the introduction of
genetically modified (GM) sugar cane for commercial use because of
fears that the move could threaten the sector's local and export

Consumers in markets around the world are growing increasingly
resistant to GM products.

S. Korean gov't orders labelling of all GMO products from late June

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SOURCE: Yonhap News, South Korea
AUTHOR: Yonn Gong
DATE: 28.03.2007

The South Korean government said Wednesday that all products with
genetically modified organisms (GMOs) must be clearly labelled as such
under a plan to enhance consumer rights.

The plan, which goes into effect on June 29, is an expansion of current
identification requirements designed to protect the environment and

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