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Missouri: Bootheel Farmers Gain Allies in Rice War

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Bootheel Farmers Gain Allies in Rice War

By Bill Lambrecht
Post-Dispatch Washington Bureau
Thursday, Mar. 24 2005

http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/nation/story/0C693165F...

US: Genetic Rice Debate Rages in SE Missouri

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Genetic Rice Debate Rages in SE Missouri

SOURCE: Daily American Republic, USA, by Jackie Harder
http://www.darnews.com/articles/2005/02/22/news/news2.txt
22 Feb 2005

Genetic rice debate rages in SE Missouri

Government Forced to Disclose Locations of Test Sites of Biopharmaceutical Crop

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Government Forced to Disclose Locations of Test Sites of Biopharmaceutical Crops

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8, 2005

Contacts: Paul Achitoff or Isaac Moriwake, Earthjustice (808) 599-2436
Craig Culp, Center for Food Safety (202) 547-9359 x18
Skip Spitzer, PANNA (831) 325-3999
Cha Smith, KAHEA (808) 277-5362

Court Order is a First for Citizen Oversight of Biotech Crop Experiments

GE Pharmaceutical Crops Threaten our Food Safety

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by Stephen Leahy

BROOKLIN, Canada - Medicine and farming are merging as genetically engineered (GE) maize and soy crops promise cheap drugs, but they also threaten to contaminate food and the environment, warn activists and experts.

Food Supply Vulnerable to Contamination by Drugs and Plastics from Gene-Altered Crops

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UCS Calls for Ban on Food Crops Genetically Engineered to Produce Pharmaceuticals, Industrial Chemicals


WASHINGTON, D.C. - For more than a decade, corn, soybeans, and other food crops genetically engineered to produce drugs, vaccines, and industrial chemicals have been grown on American farms. But a new report by six agricultural experts now warns that the food supply is vulnerable to contamination by these "pharmaceutical crops" unless substantial changes are made in the ways and places such crops are grown and managed.

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