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Section: Agriculture / Organisms Date: Feb 12, 2018
 No Benefit to Imminent Release of Risky GM Mosquitoes in Burkina Faso
GM “male-sterile” mosquitoes are due to be released in Burkina Faso this year by Target Malaria, despite the admission that there are no benefits of this release for malaria control.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Feb 09, 2018
 Golden Rice 2 Carries High Likelihood of Risks Without Substantial Benefits
An evaluation of the risk assessment for IRRI's application for food import of Golden Rice 2 in Australia and New Zealand finds flawed data, failure to show any substantial benefits, and a high likelihood of risks.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Feb 01, 2018
 Questioning the Food and Farming Research Agenda
This collection of articles addresses key questions about how the research agenda is set in food and farming, unmasking and challenging the dominant research paradigm, and highlighting inclusive alternatives to deliver public good.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Jan 25, 2018
 Organic Agriculture Yields Several Health Benefits
There are several human health benefits associated with organic food production. The wider use of organic methods in conventional agriculture would therefore benefit human health, especially in reducing the levels of exposure to pesticides and antibiotic-
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Jan 23, 2018
 Toxic Formulants and Heavy Metals in Glyphosate-based Herbicides
Formulations of glyphosate-based herbicides are found to be much more toxic on both plants and human cells than glyphosate alone. Toxic heavy metals such as arsenic are also found in these herbicides.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Jan 19, 2018
 GM Crops Drive Increased Pesticide Use in Brazil
The adoption of GM crops in Brazil has led to an increase in pesticide use with possible increases in environmental and human exposure and associated negative impacts.
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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Jan 15, 2018
 The Global Organic Food and Farming Movement Calls for the Regulation of New Genetic Engineering Techniques as GMOs
The organic sector reaffirms its commitment to effectively exclude GMOs from its productions systems and urges policy makers to regulate the use of GMOs obtained by new techniques.
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Section: Policy and Regulation Date: Dec 29, 2017
 Statement on Gene Drives by the Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board
The Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board recommends a moratorium on the use of gene drives until international regulations for handling and risk assessment are in place.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Dec 29, 2017
 CRISPR Gene Drives Equivalent to Creating a New, Highly Invasive Species
Two journal articles spell out why current CRISPR-based gene drives are too risky for field and even lab experimentation because they are remarkably aggressive and are likely to spread to most populations of the target species throughout the world.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Dec 28, 2017
 Agroecology and Women's Empowerment Essential to End Malnutrition
Key recommendations to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030: promote agroecology as the main food system, promote women's empowerment and right to land, regulate agri-food transnational corporations, and democratise food systems governance.
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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

 
No benefit to imminent release of risky GM mosquitoes in Burkina Faso
 

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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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