All farmers know of Roundup, the most effective weed killer. Now, courts are accepting that it likely kills much more than just weeds and that Monsanto has acted to cover up concerns about safety.
There is a process within CETA that would promote regulatory harmonization and address non-tariff barriers that could allow the export of genetically modified apples into Europe.
The Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the U.S.-European Union Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will increase the risk of GM food entering Europe.
A potentially serious obstacle to completing the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union has received limited attention: genetically modified (GM) crops.
Actions and activities going on across the country for social justice. Here is a weekly round-up of news not covered in the mainstream.
Of the 11 initiatives before the 2012 California electorate, one drawing perhaps the most attention is Proposition 37, on the labelling of food containing genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.
Monsanto is an example of how big coporations are hurting small scale farmers
Canada's Enviropig may be the first genetically modified food animal to be sold formally on the world market if approved.
Canadian Biotechnology Action Network
Unprecedented debate on genetic engineering secured in House of Commons for 2011 thanks to Bill C-474, with five hours of debate now due to take place.
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Alert! Radio #166 - Interviews with Lucy Sharratt, Richard Sanders and Roland Penner. Headlines, Around the Left in 7 Days and Music is the Weapon.