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.
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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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.
SOURCE: Yonhap News, South Korea
AUTHOR: Yonn Gong
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