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  Posting date: June 20, 2017
Calls to Halt Commercialisation of GM Mustard in India
India's Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee has recommended the commercialisation of GM mustard to the Environment Ministry amidst strong opposition by farmers and civil society groups.
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  Posting date: December 17, 2013
The Risks of Bt Eggplant to Human Health and the Environment
This briefing paper examines the health risks, environmental impacts, and risk of contamination associated with genetically engineered Bt eggplant.
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  Posting date: December 13, 2013
International Civil Society Statement of Concern on the Commercialization of Bt Brinjal
One hundred civil society organizations from around the world have written to the authorities in Bangladesh, urging them to suspend the planned commercialization of Bt brinjal in the country.
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  Posting date: August 15, 2012
Complaint Against EU Authorisation of GM Soybeans with Stacked Genes
Joint action of environmental organisations and scientists against decision of the EU Commission.
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  Posting date: August 14, 2012
Soybean Production in the Southern Cone of the Americas
This report examines the expansion of soybean production in the Southern Cone of the Americas. It finds a direct link between the area under GM soybean production and increased herbicide use.
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  Posting date: April 24, 2012
Problems with Contamination by GE Genes from Bt Brinjal
Bt brinjal has a high risk of crossbreeding and spreading its GE gene to its wild relatives resulting in aggressive weeds in South and South-East Asia.
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  Posting date: October 28, 2011
Bt Brinjal and India’s Wake-up Call
With its first biopiracy lawsuit, India hopes to set a precedent for introducing biotech crops while conserving biodiversity and local community rights.
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  Posting date: October 14, 2011
GM Bananas in South Africa: Issues and Concerns
This briefing highlights the many biosafety concerns and unanswered questions arising from the application for permission to conduct the first ever field trials in South Africa involving GM bananas.
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  Posting date: June 13, 2011
Norway Mulling Over Ban on GM Potato
The Norwegian Directorate for Nature Management proposed prohibition of potato Amflora for feed and food in Norway.
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  Posting date: February 23, 2011
FOEI Report: GM Crop Cultivation Nosedives Across Europe
A new report from Friends of the Earth International reveals that the cultivation of GM crops across Europe continues to decline - with an increasing number of national bans, and decreasing numbers of hectares dedicated to GMOs.
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