Posted on December 08, 2014
We know there has been large-scale contamination of non-GE crops by GE crops, now all the details have been recorded in this very interesting scientific study published in the International Journal of Food Contamination:
Posted on December 03, 2014
As farmers and gardeners prepare to order seeds
for the 2015 growing season, the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network
(CBAN) and Vigilance OGM have published a guide that lists the genetically
modified (GM) sweet corn varieties on the market, in an effort to encourage
more farmers to choose non-GM seeds.
“Farmers and gardeners are thumbing through seed catalogues now, but GM
seeds are not always clearly labelled and some vegetable growers are asking
us how to identify GM seeds,” said Lucy Sharratt of CBAN.
Posted on November 20, 2014
Posted on November 17, 2014
Americans may soon be eating high-tech potatoes, after a genetically engineered (GE) spud that makers say resists bruising and reduces a possible carcinogen was approved by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Friday.
Posted on November 13, 2014
A Russian group working with scientists is set to launch what they call the world’s largest and most comprehensive long-term health study on a GM food.
Posted on November 03, 2014
The Government of Panama has fined the company AquaBounty for breaching numerous national environmental laws during its ongoing research and development of a genetically modified (GM) Atlantic salmon. The GM fish eggs were shipped from Canada, provoking fears of environmental contamination in both countries.
“This is an incredibly risky technology that threatens the future of wild Atlantic salmon,” said Lucy Sharratt of the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN), “These corporate violations expose how easy it would be for containment of this GM fish to fail.”
Posted on August 29, 2014
For Vancouver Island opponents of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) and genetic-engineering (GE), Robert Wager has become a familiar figure. In March, Mr.