Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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GMOs: Everything you need to know

What they are, where you can find them and should you eat them?

Mexico pushes forward with ban of GMO corn, does not apply...

Under Mexico's new rule, the country will begin revoking permits allowing the import of GMO corn for animal feed and stop issuing any new permits by 2024.

‘Anything but secure’: advocates decry USDA rule allowing Big Ag to...

"Consumers have a right to know how gene editing is being used to produce the foods they buy in the market."

Bayer investigates its shady PR firm after ‘Monsanto File’ scandal in...

"This is a very important discovery because it shows there are objective strategies to silence strong voices."

India’s top court rules Monsanto can own patents on genetically modified...

"Seed ownership by farmers has traditionally been an important agricultural practice, but profit-driven giant Monsanto is making our farmers disempowered and dependent!"

USDA releases final GMO labeling standards

"Most studies have shown that consumers expect highly processed ingredients to be labeled and many food manufacturers want to provide that information."

EPA extends use of Monsanto’s controversial pesticide dicamba on GM soybean...

"Simply adding more use restrictions to an uncontrollable pesticide that already comes with 39 pages of instructions and limitations reflects a broken process."

In blow to Monsanto, India’s top court upholds decision that seeds...

"The Earth will win. Seed will win, Monsanto will lose."

Bayer, Monsanto merger gets green light from the DOJ

A proposed merger between Bayer AG and Monsanto passed a United States regulatory hurdle despite opposition from various food and farm groups.

European Commission gives green light to Bayer-Monsanto merger

"The coming together of these two is a marriage made in hell – bad for farmers, bad for consumers, and bad for our countryside."

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