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Federal Court Rules USDA Violated Environmental Laws in Monitoring Biopharm Crop

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Date Posted: 8/15/2006

HONOLULU, Aug 14, 2006 -- (U.S. Newswire via COMTEX) -- Citing possible
harm to Hawaii's 329 endangered and threatened species, a federal
district judge has ruled that the U.S. Department of Agriculture
violated the Endangered Species Act in permitting the cultivation of
drug-producing, genetically engineered crops throughout Hawaii. The
court found that USDA acted in "utter disregard" of the ESA, and also
violated the National Environmental Policy Act, by failing to conduct
even preliminary investigations prior to its approval of the plantings.

Freeze Condemns France for GM Pharming Test Sites

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Freeze Condemns France for GM Pharming Test Sites

SOURCE: GM Freeze, UK, Press Release
DATE: 13 Jun 2006

GM Freeze has condemned the French Government for licensing two sites
for crops genetically engineered to produce pharmaceuticals [1] ahead of
legislation to deal with crop contamination and liability.

Two out of 17 new GM test sites announced by the French Minister of
agriculture, Mr Dominique Bussereau, include maize [2] and tobacco [3]

Biotech upsets just about everybody with its diarrhea treatment

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Biotech upsets just about everybody with its diarrhea treatment

SOURCE: Associated Press, by Paul Elias / The Charlotte Observer, USA
http://www.duluthsuperior.com/mld/charlotte/business/
14582043.htm?source=rss&channel=charlotte_business
DATE: 15 May 2006

SAN FRANCISCO - In its quest to genetically engineer rice with human
genes to produce a treatment for childhood diarrhea, tiny Ventria
Bioscience has made an astonishing number of powerful enemies spanning

Drug Trial Catastrophe & Safety of Secretly Tested Pharm Crops

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Drug Trial Catastrophe & Safety of Secretly Tested Pharm Crops

This article can be found on the I-SIS website at Drug trial catastrophe...

ISIS Press Release 10/04/06

A primer on biopharming

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A primer on biopharming

by Trudy Bialic, Editor PCC Sound Consumer

* Health risks
* Contamination inevitable

(September 2004) " Biopharm crops are plants that are genetically engineered to produce pharmaceutical drugs and industrial chemicals. The most frequently used host plant is corn, followed by soy, tobacco and rice.

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