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GHANA: PRESSURE GROUP SUES LAWLESS AUTHORITIES OVER GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS

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SUMMARY: "A GHANAIAN civil society group, Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG), has moved to court in Accra seeking to have the country’s National Biosafety Committee and the agriculture ministry prevented from releasing and commercialising genetically modified cowpeas and rice.

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A GHANAIAN civil society group, Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG), has moved to court in Accra seeking to have the country’s National Biosafety Committee and the agriculture ministry prevented from releasing and commercialising genetically modified cowpeas and rice.

HUNGARY SET TO INITIATE EU ALLIANCE TO REJECT GM CROPS

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SUMMARY: "Hungary will initiate a joint alliance of European Union member states rejecting the use of genetically modified organisms in farming with the aim to make the entire European Union free from GMO crops, Hungarian farm minister Sándor Fazekas said on the sidelines of the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture in Berlin at the weekend."

DR JANE GOODALL CONDEMNS SUPPORTERS OF GM FOOD AS BEING 'ANTI-SCIENCE'

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SUMMARY: "Dame Jane Goodall, the renowned primate expert, has condemned ‘deluded’ politicians for pushing ‘Frankenstein Food’."

Dame Jane Goodall, the renowned primate expert, has condemned ‘deluded’ politicians for pushing ‘Frankenstein Food’.

The highly respected academic has endorsed a new book, which argues the companies responsible for developing genetically modified farming and food have twisted the evidence to minimise the dangers.

ZIMBABWE: FARMERS UP IN ARMS OVER GMO IMPORTS

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SUMMARY: "Government should protect local farmers from cheap agricultural imports, which undermine their viability and compromise the land reform, farmers unions have said."

Government should protect local farmers from cheap agricultural imports, which undermine their viability and compromise the land reform, farmers unions have said.

The unions said allowing the importation of genetically modified foods at cheaper prices undermines efforts to revolutionise the agrarian sector.

Monsanto’s Worst Fear May Be Coming True

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The decision of the Chipotle restaurant chain to make its product lines GMO-free is not most people’s idea of a world-historic event. Especially since Chipotle, by US standards, is not a huge operation. A clear sign that the move is significant, however, is that Chipotle’s decision was met with a tidal-wave of establishment media abuse. Chipotle has been called irresponsible, anti-science, irrational, and much more by the Washington Post, Time Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, the LA Times, and many others. A business deciding to give consumers what they want was surely never so contentious.

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