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GM soy produces less than non-GMO – university study

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Brazilian research exposes more broken promises of the GMO industry. Claire Robinson reports

Monsanto’s Intacta RR2 PRO soybeans are outperformed by non-GM soybeans in the major soy-producing regions of Brazil, according to new scientific study reported in Valor Econômico.

Intacta soybeans contain genes for tolerance to glyphosate herbicide and a Bt insecticidal toxin.

CHINA: GREENPEACE REPORTS FARMERS ARE ILLEGALLY GROWING GMO CORN

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SUMMARY: "Farmers are illegally growing genetically modified corn in China's northeast, said environmental non-profit Greenpeace on Wednesday, in a report that may generate further distrust of the government's ability to ensure a safe food supply."

Farmers are illegally growing genetically modified corn in China's northeast, said environmental non-profit Greenpeace on Wednesday, in a report that may generate further distrust of the government's ability to ensure a safe food supply.

Local advocate pushes for changes in genetically engineered wheat

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Though genetically engineered wheat hasn't been approved for commercial production in the United States, an unauthorized strain of Roundup herbicide-resistant wheat mysteriously sprung up on a single field on an Oregon farm in 2013. The discovery alarmed Kristina Hubbard, the Missoula-based advocacy and communications director at the nonprofit Organic Seed Alliance. In response, she kicked off a campaign seeking stricter regulations on crop testing, writing a letter to the U.S.

USDA TO APPROVE SIMPLOT'S GENETICALLY ENGINEERED POTATO

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SUMMARY: "The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a potato genetically engineered by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co. to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine and that still damages crops around the world."

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a potato genetically engineered by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co. to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine and that still damages crops around the world.

INDIA: GMO IN MY MUSTARD

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SUMMARY: "The claim that ‘Terminator Mustard’ will increase yields by 30% is scientifically false and a blatant lie... The traits being introduced by GM mustard are known to be hazardous and are illegal"

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