GE Failures & Contaminations
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UK: GENE-MODIFIED WHEAT AT CENTRE OF ROW FAILS TO REPEL APHIDS

GE Failures & Contaminations

SUMMARY: "A genetically engineered wheat that gives off a special smell designed to repel aphids has flopped in field-scale tests, underscoring the difficulty of harnessing the controversial technology."

A genetically engineered wheat that gives off a special smell designed to repel aphids has flopped in field-scale tests, underscoring the difficulty of harnessing the controversial technology.

Bt Brinjal Fails Two Years Running Risks Spreading Disease

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Bt brinjal varieties planted all over the country die from disease prematurely or fail to fruit, and fail to protect against target pest; a moratorium must now be imposed as a matter of utmost urgency to prevent the spread of new disease to indigenous varieties

Bt brinjal force-commercialized in 2014 resulting in disastrous crop failures

Monsanto, RoundUp and Junk Science

GE Failures & Contaminations

Last weekend demonstrators joined a March Against Monsanto in some 428 cities in 38 countries, including more than 240 cities in the U.S. alone. What exactly has so many people riled up? Monsanto, of course, is an agrichemical and biotech giant, responsible for more than 90 percent of the traits in genetically engineered corn, soy and cotton sold worldwide. The company is a flash point for those who oppose the technology. But now a new issue has emerged.

SOUTH KOREA: IMPORTED GMOS FOUND DISRUPTING LOCAL ECOSYSTEM

GE Failures & Contaminations

SUMMARY: "NGOs say government needs to institute measures to protect ecosystem from potentially harmful or invasive plant species.

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NGOs say government needs to institute measures to protect ecosystem from potentially harmful or invasive plant species

CLAIMS OF GMO YIELD INCREASES DON'T HOLD UP

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SUMMARY: "At a hearing of the House Agriculture Committee this week, opponents of mandatory labeling of GMO foods trotted out the now familiar argument that genetically engineered crops are the key to feeding Earth’s mushrooming population."

At a hearing of the House Agriculture Committee this week, opponents of mandatory labeling of GMO foods trotted out the now familiar argument that genetically engineered crops are the key to feeding Earth’s mushrooming population.

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