Genetically Engineered Insects
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BRAZIL TO RELEASE MILLIONS OF GM-MOSQUITOS TO FIGHT DENGUE

Genetically Engineered Insects

SUMMARY: "Next week, the biotech company Oxitec, based in Abingdon, England, will begin raising millions of genetically modified mosquitos at a new factory in Campinas, Brazil. The objective: curb the spread of dengue fever."

Next week, the biotech company Oxitec, based in Abingdon, England, will begin raising millions of genetically modified mosquitos at a new factory in Campinas, Brazil. The objective: curb the spread of dengue fever.

GM MAGGOTS EXPECTED IN FRUIT IMPORTS AFTER GO-AHEAD FOR BRAZIL GM FRUIT FLY EXPERIMENTS

Genetically Engineered Insects

SUMMARY: "GeneWatch UK today warned that planned experiments with genetically modified (GM) fruit flies in Brazil could lead to GM maggots in fruit being illegally imported to Britain and other countries." GeneWatch UK today warned that planned experiments with genetically modified (GM) fruit flies in Brazil could lead to GM maggots in fruit being illegally imported to Britain and other countries.

UK: OXITEC CANCELS GM FLIES RELEASE AFTER GOVERNMENT HEALTH QUESTIONS

Genetically Engineered Insects

SUMMARY: "UK company Oxitec has withdrawn its plans to release GM olive and fruit flies in Spain and Brazil following human and environmental health questions from government regulators in the 2 countries."

UK company Oxitec has withdrawn its plans to release GM olive and fruit flies in Spain and Brazil following human and environmental health questions from government regulators in the 2 countries.

GM FRUIT FLY RELEASE SLAMMED BY GLOBAL ECO GROUPS

Genetically Engineered Insects

SUMMARY: "Environmental and civil society groups on five continents warned Monday that plans to release non-native strains of genetically modified (GM) flies in olive fields in Spain and fruit orchards in Brazil pose major risks to crops and the environment, as pesticide resistance or other harmful traits could spread into wild pest populations."

BRAZIL'S 'MUTANT' MOSQUITOES ATTACK DISEASE

Genetically Engineered Insects

SUMMARY: "Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes will be released in Brazil over the next few months under an ambitious approach to tackle dengue fever, the world's fastest spreading tropical disease. Scientists have added a gene to the dengue-spreading insect which renders it capable of destroying its own species."

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