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​Monsanto in Ukraine: IMF loan for Ukraine may give GMO giant a backdoor into EU
Ukraine’s bid for closer ties with the west could come at a cost. With the IMF set to loan the country $17 billion, the deal could also see GMO crops grown in some of the most fertile lands on the continent, warns Frederic Mousseau.

30.08.2014 14:43

GMO-labeling movement poised for ballot initiative in Colorado
Supporters for the labeling of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in Colorado delivered a petition on Monday with about twice the number of signatures required for a ballot initiative to appear before voters in November.

05.08.2014 15:38

Brazilian farmers demand Monsanto refund their money for GMO crops that don't work
Brazilian farmers are asking Monsanto and other producers of pest-resistant corn seeds to reimburse them for money spent on additional pesticides when the bugs killed the crops instead of dying themselves.

30.07.2014 19:02

Bee studies feel sting of pesticide manufacturers – MPs
Corporate funding from pesticide manufacturers threatens to contaminate research into the impact of agricultural chemicals on the declining bee population, warn a committee of MPs.

28.07.2014 08:22

Monsanto begins compensating victims of dioxin exposure
Residents of a West Virginia town that formerly hosted a Monsanto factory that produced noxious, cancer-causing chemicals can begin receiving assistance promised through a 2012, multi-million-dollar settlement.

08.07.2014 17:43

Paraguay and the Trans-Pacific plot to split South America
Tiny and impoverished Paraguay has found itself in the middle of a great geopolitical game for influence over the South American continent.

03.07.2014 10:01

Ben & Jerry’s joins Vermont’s fight for GMO labeling
As Vermont gears up to defend its first-in-the-nation labeling law concerning food that contains genetically modified organisms, ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is teaming up with the state to help raise money for the cause.

17.06.2014 16:36

Vermont’s landmark GMO-labelling law target of lawsuit by food trade groups
A group of four national trade organizations sued the state of Vermont over its new law requiring labels on foods with genetically modified ingredients, scheduled to go into effect in July 2016. They claim the requirement is unconstitutional.

13.06.2014 22:11

GM floodgate to open? EU ministers back deal to let nations decide fate of crops
European Union governments have decided to let member states go their own way when it comes to genetically modified organisms (GMOs), allowing EU nations to either ban the crops or grow them as they see fit. The move ends years of legislative deadlock.

12.06.2014 17:25

US pressures El Salvador to buy Monsanto's GMO seeds
As one of the preconditions to authorizing close to $300 million in aid, the United States is pressuring El Salvador to purchase genetically modified seeds from Monsanto instead of non-GM seeds from local farmers.

10.06.2014 18:00

California lawmakers reject GMO labeling bill
The California Senate rejected on Wednesday a bill that would require labels on genetically-engineered foods. This is the second time in two years that labeling legislation has fallen short in the most populous and agriculturally-productive state.

29.05.2014 20:36

World protests Monsanto grip on food supply chain
Hundreds of thousands people have united across the world to voice concern over the spread of GMO foods and crops and to raise awareness over the biotech giant Monsanto’s growing grip on the global food supply chain.

25.05.2014 02:25

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