GENET Thread Index

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Last updated: Sat Mar 31 04:25:03 2012
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  • RISK ASSESSMENT & SCIENCE: Swiss researchers confirm lethal effects of genetically modified Bt toxin on young ladybird larvae, GENET - news&information
  • CIVIL SOCIETY ACTIVITIES: New Mexican (USA) campaign protests genetically-engineered corn, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & POLICY: Romania to present clear position on GE crops at meeting of EU environmental ministers, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & APPROVAL: Irish research group applies for GM potato trial licence, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & POLICY: GE crops are crucial to global food security says professor from Ghana, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE PRODUCTS & REGULATION: Zimbabwe maintains ban on GMO seed varieties, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE REGIONS & POLICY: GM wheat trial row in the UK, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & APPROVAL: Australia plans human tests for GM wheat, GENET - news&information
  • POLICY & REGULATION: Danish GMO plans threatened by divisions in EU Council, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE REGIONS & REGULATION: Environmentalists challenge Polish GM seed draft law, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & POLICY: U.S. food safety official’s ties to Monsanto spur petition for ouster, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & SEEDS: Argentina joint venture aims to break Monsanto’s grip on transgenic soy, GENET - news&information
  • POLICY & REGULATION: Beware the Indian biotech Bill, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE REGIONS & REGULATION: Farm activist wants total ban on Bt cotton in Maharashtra (India), GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & SEEDS: Bt cotton behind Marathwada’s bitter harvest, GENET - news&information
  • POLICY & REGULATION: Another cotton farmer takes life ahead of Maharashtra committees visit, GENET - news&information
  • SCIENCE & POLICY: Indian Bt cotton fiasco and heaps of shame, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & SEEDS: Global experts to attend Indian conference on GE crop promotion, GENET - news&information
  • CONSUMERS & REGULATION: Push to label genetically modified food in the USA gains traction, GENET - news&information
  • PATENTS & POLICY: Punjab (Pakistan) rebuffs Monsanto attempt to sell Bt cotton seeds to farmers, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & POLICY: Pakistan seminar highlight benefits of GE crops to meet needs of growing world population, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & POLICY: Thrust on producing GM and hybrid crops in Bangladesh, GENET - news&information
  • POLICY & REGULATION: Japan to sign international treaty on damage caused by transfer of GM crops, GENET - news&information
  • CONSUMERS & REGULATION: Experts at Gulf Council Cooperation meeting call for checks on GM food, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE REGIONS & REGULATION: France to restore GMO maize ban within days: ministry, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & SEEDS: French seed group Vilmorin tests GM maize in Europe, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & POLICY: EFSA publishes Implementing Rules for Independence Policy, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE REGIONS & REGULATION: Southern Action on Genetic Engineering Karnataka (India) launches campaign against biotechnology bill, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & REGULATION: Cotton market in turmoil as Indian government bans exports to stop price drop, GENET - news&information
  • CIVIL SOCIETY ACTIVITIES & POLICY: Eminent Indian citizens object to PM’s remarks on NGOs, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & POLICY: EU Commission shortlists ex-Monsanto employee for EFSA Management Board, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & REGULATION: Field release of GE mosquitoes in Florida (USA) could be grounded until 2013, GENET - news&information
  • POLICY & REGULATION: Danish text ‘last chance’ for compromise on GM crops in the EU, GENET - news&information
  • AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Bill Gates’ support of GM crops is wrong approach for Africa, GENET - news&information
  • POLICY & REGULATION: Botswana Bio-safety Public Awareness and Participation Innovation Platform to dispel GMO fears, GENET - news&information
  • POLICY & REGULATION: GE crops saving the world - None of these are available, GENET - news&information
  • CONSUMERS & FOOD: Public concern over GM food has lessened, UK survey shows, GENET - news&information
  • SCIENCE & RISK ASSESSMENT: French professor Seralini draws fire over International Biographical Centre certificate, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & SEEDS: South African GM crop area hit record in 2011, says ISAAA report, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & POLICY: GE crops saving the world - None of these are available, GENET - news&information
  • SCIENCE & POLICY: Explaining GM crop trials in Ireland, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE PRODUCTS & REGULATION: Audit critical of USDA’s lack of organics testing for GE contamination, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & POLICY: U.S. White House shields industry strategy memo on GE crops, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & APPROVAL: Monsanto and Dow GM crops to get faster U.S. reviews, GENET - news&information
  • SCIENCE & RISK ASSESSMENT: U.S. insect experts issue ’urgent’ warning on using biotech seeds, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & APPROVAL: Tiptoeing around transgenics - USDA exempts new biotech crops from regulatory oversight, GENET - news&information
  • POLICY & REGULATION: Britain and Spain seen blocking EU deal on GM crop bans, GENET - news&information
  • AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Revealing Vidarbha’s plight: ’Cotton for my shroud’, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE PRODUCTS & SEEDS: New non-GE variety of salt-tolerant wheat could help address food shortages, GENET - news&information
  • POLICY & REGULATION: Greenpeace urges Chief Minister of West Bengal (India) to stall biotechnology bill, GENET - news&information
  • SCIENCE & POLICY: Australian scientists plan to bring GE bananas to India in 10 years, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & POLICY: China should accelerate use of gene-altered crops, developer of GE corn says, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & TECHNOLOGY: Negative externality: Pakistan farmers fear fallout as Bt corn trial allowed, GENET - news&information
  • AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: South African GE crop ’boom’ a flop for farmers and consumers, GENET - news&information
  • SCIENCE & POLICY: UK scientists claim multi-disease fighting GE orange based on one unpublished experiment, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & SEEDS: Monsanto to test first USDA-approved corn genetically engineered to tolerate drought, GENET - news&information
  • SCIENCE & POLICY: Backing for GM food has halved since the 1990s with one in three Brits now opposed to it, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & APPROVAL: Teagasc seeks permission for GM potato trial in Ireland, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE PRODUCTS & SEEDS: 463,681 petition signatures intensify ressure on Walmart to rebuff GE sweet corn, GENET - news&information
  • AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: French scientists: 30 per cent pesticide reduction possible without GE crops and yield losses, GENET - news&information
  • POLICY & REGULATION: Italian Minister of Environment claims that GE crops are basis of traditional food and will rescue post-tsunami farming, GENET - news&information
  • CONSUMERS & REGULATION: Fifty-five members of U.S. Congress urge FDA to label GE foods, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE REGIONS & REGULATION: European Health and Consumer Affairs Commissioner Dalli disappointed as his GMO proposal is rejected, GENET - news&information
  • CONSUMERS & REGULATION: Outrage as GM labelling laws flouted in South Africa, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & TECHNOLOGY: Farmers face tough choice on ways to fight new strains of weeds, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & POLICY: Indian free trade proponent supports Bt cotton, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & POLICY: Monsanto secretly campaigning for GM food crops in Gujarat (India), alleges farmers organisation, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE REGIONS & REGULATION: Rajasthan (India) bans GE crop trials, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE REGIONS & REGULATION: France bans strain of Monsanto GM maize, GENET - news&information
  • SCIENCE & RISK ASSESSMENT: U.S. study ties RoundupReady corn and soybeans to Monarch losses, GENET - news&information
  • POLICY & REGULATION: Awareness on genetically modified crops low ’but growing’ in Poland, GENET - news&information
  • SCIENCE & SEEDS: GE and non-GE vine to fight Pierce’s disease, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & APPROVAL: GE bug makes Floridians part of Oxitec’s grand experiment, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & SEEDS: Patented GE chili of New Mexico (USA) State University raises concerns, GENET - news&information
  • PATENTS & SEEDS: Time’s up: what happens when genetics patents run out?, GENET - news&information
  • PATENTS & SEEDS: Miscanthus DNA sequenced at Aberystwyth University (UK) for U.S. agrofuel company, GENET - news&information
  • CIVIL SOCIETY ACTIVITIES & POLICY: Protests in the USA and Canada target Monsanto offices, GENET - news&information
  • SCIENCE & POLICY: New seeds of hope - Indina farmers can truly profit if we introduce non-hybrid varieties of Bt cotton, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & SEEDS: Is GM cotton really the new “white gold”? of Burkina Faso, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & POLICY: Indian former Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh and the "foreign hand" - Decide for yourself, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & POLICY: Coalition for GM-free India demands review of Bt cotton, GENET - news&information
  • SCIENCE & RISK ASSESSMENT: Did Indian experts slip on basics of Bt brinjal science and risk assessment?, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & REGULATION: Independence of EFSA’s GMO risk assessment challenged in complaint to the EU Ombudsman, GENET - news&information
  • SCIENCE & POLICY: Organic movement must cease ‘insular’ outlook on GE crops demands OXFAM UK director, GENET - news&information
  • CIVIL SOCIETY ACTIVITIES: Banners and more protests against Monsanto in St. Louis (USA), GENET - news&information
  • CONSUMERS & REGULATION: African Centre for Biosafety lodges complaint against disrespect of South African GE food labeling law, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & POLICY: Paraguay: Land, GE soy and army boots, GENET - news&information
  • SCIENCE & RISK ASSESSMENT: U.S. scientist says flawed science of GE crops jeopardizing future generations, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE REGIONS & REGULATION: Scottish (UK) crofters support government's stance against GE crops, GENET - news&information
  • POLICY & REGULATION: Australian GM wheat raiders plead guilty, GENET - news&information
  • POLICY & REGULATION: GE crops an election issue in Western Australia, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & PLANTS: Instability in genetically engineered tree company indicated with ArborGen shake up, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & SEEDS: Hybrid cotton has helped farmers says Indian Minister of Agriculture, activists say no, GENET - news&information
  • CONSUMERS & REGULATION: Connecticut (USA) legislative panel OKs altered food labels, GENET - news&information
  • CONSUMERS & REGULATION: Vermont’s (USA) ag committee to continue debating GMO labeling bill, GENET - news&information
  • AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Vidarbha (India) farmers and widows to ’mourn’ decade of Bt cotton, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & REGULATION: Rescued children from Gujarat (India) Bt cotton fields dream of better future, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & APPROVAL: Nine more Bt cotton varieties may be approved for commercialisation in Pakistan, GENET - news&information
  • POLICY & REGULATION: Ukraine tightens GE food policy, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE REGIONS & REGULATION: GMOs shall not pass borders, Turkish agricultural minister declares, GENET - news&information
  • POLICY & REGULATION: Poland’s Monsanto action lays 1000s of dead bees on Government steps, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & TECHNOLOGY: Indian Ministry blames Bt cotton for farmer suicides in secret memo, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & TECHNOLOGY: New superbugs breeding in Bt maize fields?, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & APPROVAL: Why Ireland needs field trials of GM potatoes, GENET - news&information
  • CONSUMERS & REGULATION: GMO food labeling in the USA: Resistance is useless, GENET - news&information
  • BUSINESS & POLICY: Origin Agritech (Cina) shares surges on report China seed approval near, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & APPROVAL: GMO varieties could harm wild relatives, GENET - news&information
  • POLICY & REGULATION: EFSA and other EU agencies fail budget 2010 discharge test, GENET - news&information
  • AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: New pests pulling Bt yields down says Indian Central Cotton Research Institute, GENET - news&information
  • SCIENCE & BUSINESS: Biotech incubator launched in the United Arab Emirates for Arab researchers, GENET - news&information
  • DRUGS & ANIMALS: After the edible vaccine failed - the drinkable vaccine from GE goats, GENET - news&information
  • ANIMALS & HUMANS: Polish scientists develop GE pigs for pig-to-human body-part transplants, GENET - news&information
  • CONSUMERS & REGULATION: More than 1 million Americans are calling on the U.S. FDA to label GE foods, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE REGIONS & REGULATION: Five Indian States decide to prohibit release of GM seeds, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE REGIONS & POLICY: Use of modern biotechnology will not maximise food production in Africa, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE PRODUCTS: Fears over UK Morrisons’ decision to go back to GM-fed poultry, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & APPROVAL: Irish EPA received 81 submissions for GM potatoes trials, GENET - news&information
  • SCIENCE & PLANTS: GM wheat which repels aphids is planted at Rothamsted (UK), GENET - news&information
  • PATENTS & REGULATION: US organic growers appeal patent lawsuit against Monsanto, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE REGIONS & REGULATION: French farmers and seedmakers appeal government MON810 maize ban, GENET - news&information
  • GMO-FREE PRODUCTS: Take steps to prevent GMO contamination in U.S. organic agriculture, GENET - news&information
  • CONSUMERS & REGULATION: U.S. FDA counts 394 ”comments” (with thousands of signatures each) calling for GE food labeling, GENET - news&information
  • CONSUMERS & REGULATION: Vermont’s (USA) genetically modified labels bill could land state in court, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & APPROVAL: Oxitec’s flawed science underpins rush to commercialize GE mosquitos, GENET - news&information
  • RISK ASSESSMENT & APPROVAL: British company wants to release ”suicide mosquitoes” in Panama, GENET - news&information

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