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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Aug 12, 2018
 Monsanto Ordered to Pay $289m as Jury Rules Glyphosate-based Herbicide Caused Man's Cancer
Monsanto suffered a major blow with a jury ruling that the company was liable for a terminally ill man’s cancer, awarding him $289m in damages.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Aug 09, 2018
 US FDA Finds Low β-Carotene Content in Golden Rice
The US FDA has found that the concentration of β-carotene in GM Golden Rice is too low to warrant a nutrient content claim.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Aug 07, 2018
 Global Glyphosate Pilot Study Shows Health Effects at ‘Safe’ Doses
A global pilot study on the health effects of glyphosate-based herbicides has shown disrupting effects on sexual development, genes and beneficial gut bacteria at doses considered safe by the US-EPA.
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Section: Policy and Regulation Date: Jul 27, 2018
  EU Court of Justice Rules that Gene-Edited Organisms Are GMOs and Subject to GMO Regulations
The EU Court of Justice has ruled that organisms obtained by the new generation of gene editing techniques are GMOs and are subject to the obligations laid down by GM regulations of the EU.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Jul 26, 2018
 Farmers’ Seed Systems Best Defence Against Corporate Control of Agriculture
Unlike agri-corporate giants that seek to control food and agriculture for profit, small farmers have found that the best way to save traditional agricultural knowledge is to grow seeds and give them away as a means to limit corporate control.
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Section: Agriculture / Organisms Date: Jul 20, 2018
 Failure of Oxitec’s GM Mosquito Field Trials in the Cayman Islands
Documents and correspondence released under Freedom of Information requests appear to show that the controversial release of genetically modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in the Cayman Islands is a failed project.
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Section: Global Agreements and Fora Date: Jul 19, 2018
 Discussions on sequence information unravel at Biodiversity meet
Discussions at a subsidiary meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) unravelled spectacularly on the issue of sequence information of genetic resources.
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Section: Global Agreements and Fora Date: Jul 18, 2018
 Calls for Precaution on "Gene Drives" at Biodiversity Meeting
Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), at a subsidiary meeting, have called for precaution when addressing organisms containing engineered gene drives.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Jul 17, 2018
 Agroecology Beats Land and Water Scarcity
With agroecology providing innovative water and production techniques, small farms in Brazil have been able to thrive despite drought.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Jul 13, 2018
  Impressive Yield and Income Increases from SRI Project in West Africa
A project implementing the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in West Africa has benefited some 50,000 rice farmers with yield increases of 54-153% and an average income gain of 41% compared to conventional farmers.
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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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