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.
SOURCE: Greenpeace Romania, Romania
AUTHOR: Press Release
Some supermarkets are still treating Romanian's as guinea pigs for GM food
(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).
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.
SOURCE: Slow Food, Spain
AUTHOR: Elisa Virgilito, translated by Ailsa Wood
The growing movement in Spain against the spread of genetically modified organisms originated with the personal experience of Josep
PÃ mies, a farmer who has always been committed to protecting farm food heritage and agricultural biodiversity. PÃ mies, who is the
leader of the Slow Food Convivium in Balaguer (Catalonia), has become the figurehead of this battle in Zapatero's Spain.