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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Aug 14, 2014
 Organic Food is Nutritionally Far Superior to Non-Organic Produce
A ground-breaking study has found overwhelming evidence that organic food has more nutritional benefits than non-organic food.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Jul 30, 2014
 New GM 2,4-D-Resistant Crops Fraught with Controversy
2,4-D-resistant GM crops may be soon approved in the U.S. despite opposition from public-interest groups including scientists and doctors, who have warned of serious risks of harm from the projected dramatic increase in the use of the herbicide.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Jul 22, 2014
 Reduced Fitness Levels in Daphnia Fed Roundup-Ready Soybean
Scientists from Norway have recently published a paper demonstrating reduced fitness levels in Daphnia magna fed Roundup-Ready soybean.
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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Jul 17, 2014
 Scientific Analysis Debunks GM Industry Myths
A scientific analysis examines and debunks widely-held myths about GMOs, questioning their safety and concluding that they are not necessary to feed the world.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Jul 14, 2014
 U.S. on the Edge of Massive Increase in Toxic Herbicide Use
The Centre for Food Safety reviews Dow’s new GE crops resistant to 2,4-D herbicide and argues that these crops are an unsustainable approach which sacrifices human and ecosystem health for short-term profits.
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Section: Agriculture / Organisms Date: Jul 09, 2014
 Alarm at Renewed Dengue Emergency Situation in Municipality Where GM Mosquito Trials Conducted
Civil society groups have expressed alarm at an increase in dengue incidence, leading to an emergency decree, in a town in Brazil where releases of GM mosquitoes are taking place.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Jul 08, 2014
 U.S. Close to Approving New Wave of GE Herbicide-Resistant Crops
U.S. government agencies are in the final stages of approving a new herbicide-resistant crop system developed by Dow, resistant to both glyphosate and 2,4-D, despite health and environmental concerns.
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Section: Policy and Regulation Date: Jul 04, 2014
An alliance of 19 CSOs and an organic vegetable farmers group led by the Commons for EcoJustice have lodged a substantive submission to the Malawian authorities, opposing Monsanto's application to obtain a general release permit for its GM cotton.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Jun 25, 2014
 Séralini Group Republishes Study, Confirms Results
The chronic toxicity study on the herbicide Roundup and GM maize NK603 has been republished. The study found severe liver and kidney damage and hormonal disturbances, such as mammary tumours, in rats fed the GM maize and low levels of Roundup.
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Section: Trends in Industry Date: Jun 03, 2014
 News Release: Groups call on Ecover and Method to drop extreme genetic engineering plans
National and international consumer, environmental, women’s health and farming groups call on leading “natural” cleaning and personal care products manufacturer to cancel plans to use oils and other ingredients derived from synthetic biology.
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»  Genetic Engineering and Omitted Health Research
»  CAP/SAM Raise Serious Concerns on Planned GM Mosquitoes Release
»  The Genetic Engineering of Smallpox
»  Biotechnology and Sustainable Development
»  Why Biotech Patents Are Patently Absurd - Scientific Briefing on TRIPs and Related Issues
»  Capacity Building and the Biosafety Protocol: A TWN report
»  Model Law for Safety in Biotechnology for Africa
»  Post-Market Oversight of Biotech Foods: Is the System Prepared?
»  Biotechnology and Indigenous People

Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Food Security and for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation: Potential and Risks

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  1) Campaign To Stop Smallpox Genetic Engineering
Date: January 28, 2014
  2) Stop the Spread of Transgenes!
Date: May 28, 2014

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