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Section: Agriculture / Organisms Date: Jan 20, 2017
 Assessing the Risks of GM Crops to Soil Microorganisms
This review discusses the factors that should be considered in the assessment of the risks of GM plants to soil microorganisms, the limitations of current research methods, and the prospects for better biosafety assessment.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Jan 19, 2017
 Time to Reassess Risk Assessment Methods for GM Crops and Herbicides
Call for a review of risk assessment methods for GM crops and glyphosate-based herbicides based on new studies which employed the latest 'omics' techniques to disprove earlier claims of safety.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Jan 18, 2017
 Study Links Roundup and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Rats
Cutting-edge molecular profiling analyses reveal that the herbicide Roundup (glyphosate) caused non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in rats at doses thousands of times below what is permitted by regulators worldwide.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Jan 17, 2017
 NK603 Maize Not Substantially Equivalent to Non-GM Counterpart
A new study disproves claims that a GM Roundup-tolerant maize is ‘substantially equivalent’ to its non-GM counterpart, highlighting the need for a more thorough evaluation of the safety of consuming products derived from this GM maize on a long-term basis
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Jan 13, 2017
 First Map of Smallholder Farms in Developing Countries Shows They Supply Most of the Food
The first map of smallholder farms in developing countries shows that more than 380 million small farms produce more than half the world's food calories.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Jan 13, 2017
 Corn Earworm Develops Resistance to Multiple Bt Toxins
A new study has found field-evolved resistance in a major corn pest to multiple Bt toxins in the U.S, showing up the failings of Bt crops.
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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Jan 10, 2017
 Conflicts of Interest Common in GM Crop Studies
A study has found that 40% of studies on the efficacy or durability of GM Bt crops display conflicts of interest, which was associated with higher frequency of outcomes favorable to the interests of the GM crop company.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Jan 10, 2017
 Recommendations to Take Agroecology Forward in Europe and Central Asia
Recommendations from the FAO's regional symposium on agroecology in Europe and Central Asia to take agroecology forward in the region.
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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Dec 28, 2016
 Organic Agriculture Maintains Its Exclusion of All GM Technologies
The organic movement is expanding its stand on the exclusion of GM from organic systems, to include new technologies like synthetic biology and new plant breeding techniques.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Dec 23, 2016
 Biocultural Innovation Crucial to Climate Change Resilience
Traditional communities in Peru and China have developed numerous effective biocultural or traditional knowledge innovations to strengthen their resilience to climate change.
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»  Biosafety Aspects of Genome-Editing Techniques
»  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

 
Risks of GM Crops Engineered to Utilise RNA Interference
 

  1) Scientific Conference 2016 - TAKING STOCK - 20 YEARS OF GM CROPS - 40 YEARS OF 'GENETIC ENGINEERING'
Date: December 01, 2016 to December 02, 2016
Venue: Mexico City, Mexico
 

  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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