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ARGENTINA: CANCER DEATHS DOUBLE IN GMO AGRIBUSINESS AREAS

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SUMMARY: "Sharply increased levels of crop spraying in Argentina's most intensively farmed areas have resulted in a public health disaster, writes Lawrence Woodward, with large increases in cancer incidence. And it's all the result of the widespread use of GMO crops engineered for herbicide resistance."

Bangladeshi Bt Brinjal Pilot Scheme Failed

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Pest infestations, low yields, unwanted produce and unlicensed cultivation as Bt Brinjal is forced on South Asian citizens Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji

USA: MIDWESTERN FARMERS FIGHTING EXPLOSION OF SUPERWEEDS

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SUMMARY: "Farmers in important crop-growing states should consider the environmentally unfriendly practice of deeply tilling fields to fight a growing problem with invasive "superweeds" that resist herbicides and choke crop yields, agricultural experts said this week."

Farmers in important crop-growing states should consider the environmentally unfriendly practice of deeply tilling fields to fight a growing problem with invasive "superweeds" that resist herbicides and choke crop yields, agricultural experts said this week.

BRAZIL FARMERS SAY GMO CORN NO LONGER RESISTANT TO PESTS

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SUMMARY: "Genetically modified corn seeds are no longer protecting Brazilian farmers from voracious tropical bugs, increasing costs as producers turn to pesticides, a farm group said on Monday."

Genetically modified corn seeds are no longer protecting Brazilian farmers from voracious tropical bugs, increasing costs as producers turn to pesticides, a farm group said on Monday.

USA: HERBICIDE-RESISTANT WEEDS TROUBLE MIDWESTERN FARMS

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SUMMARY: "Midwestern farmers are increasingly running into aggressive varieties of weeds that can’t be killed by a popular herbicide that revolutionized modern farming nearly two decades ago."

Midwestern farmers are increasingly running into aggressive varieties of weeds that can’t be killed by a popular herbicide that revolutionized modern farming nearly two decades ago.

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