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Section: Agriculture / Organisms Date: Apr 24, 2018
 Transgenic and Glyphosate Contamination of Processed Food and Tortillas Made From Industrial Corn in Mexico
The detection of transgenes and glyphosate in processed foods and tortillas made from industrial corn in Mexico presents a threat to a country where corn is the staple food.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Apr 23, 2018
 Regenerative Farms Provide More Ecosystem Functions and Profitability Than Conventional Farms
Regenerative corn farms in the US outperform their conventional counterparts in terms of pest management, soil health and profitability.
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Section: Agriculture / Organisms Date: Apr 23, 2018
 GE Trees Will Aggravate, Not Solve, Forest Health Problems
This article discusses attempts to promote forest health in the US with genetically engineered trees, warning of the potentially irreversible impacts on forest ecosystems and the communities they support.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Apr 19, 2018
 How Food Democracy Can Transform Food Systems For The Better
This article calls for Food Democracy where bottom-up citizen-led initiatives replace failing industrial food systems with genuinely sustainable ones.
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Section: Biosafety Science Date: Apr 19, 2018
 Call for a Global Observatory for Gene Editing
A commentary in the journal Nature calls for the establishment of a global observatory for gene editing, as a crucial step to determining how the potential of science can be better steered by the values and priorities of society.
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Section: Agriculture / Organisms Date: Apr 17, 2018
 Insufficient Evidence to Support GM Mosquitoes as a Viable Tool to Control Mosquito-Borne Diseases
The lack of studies and reliable information impair the feasibility of using genetically modified mosquitoes in real-world conditions to control the spread of mosquito-borne diseases.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Mar 28, 2018
 Organic Hotspots in the US Found to Benefit Local Economies
Organic hotspots in the US have a positive impact on local economic indicators, while hotspots of general agriculture show no such pattern, providing grounds for policymakers to focus on organic development to promote economic growth in rural areas.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Mar 28, 2018
 Dicamba Drift Threatens Natural Habitats and Species Across the US
Dicamba drift from the spraying of the herbicide in dicamba-tolerant GM soy farms in the US threatens natural habitats, putting endangered species of plants and animals at risk.
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Section: Agriculture / Organisms Date: Mar 27, 2018
 Cayman Government Cancels Nationwide Roll-out of GM Mosquito Programme
The Cayman Islands government has reportedly cancelled a national roll-out of the genetically modified mosquito project by Oxitec amid budget cuts and concerns that the technology has yet to fully prove itself.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Mar 23, 2018
 GM Maize Approved in the EU Despite Concerns Raised by Member States
The European Food Safety Authority has been critiqued for repeatedly failing to address valid scientific concerns about a GM maize approved for food and feed in the EU, which has been found to cause kidney damage and bladder stones in rats.
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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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