Genetically Engineered Trees
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FLORIDA UNIVERSITY CAMPUS: ANTI GE TREE ACTIVISTS KICKED OFF , SPIED ON BY FBI

Genetically Engineered Trees

SUMMARY: "A few months ago, while reporting an article about genetically engineered trees for Earth Island Journal’s Autumn issue (read the story here), I had a mighty hard time locating plant biologists or genetic engineers at academic institutions who were willing to talk about the possible risks of growing GE trees in massive plantations. It seemed there was little debate over this controversial issue within the biotech community on college campuses — the very places where most of the research into GE trees is carried out."

CHINA: MOST PAPAYA SOLD IN CHINA ARE GM, SAY EXPERTS

Genetically Engineered Trees

SUMMARY: "Agriculture specialists in Shanghai have recently confirmed allegations about Chinese papayas being genetically modified, according to the a report from the Party-run China Youth Daily. "

Agriculture specialists in Shanghai have recently confirmed allegations about Chinese papayas being genetically modified, according to the a report from the Party-run China Youth Daily.

Genetically engineered trees under USDA consideration could harm environment - report

Genetically Engineered Trees

As the US Department of Agriculture considers whether to authorize the unrestricted planting of genetically engineered Eucalyptus trees experts are warning that such a policy would not only be unnatural, but negatively impact the environment.

Canada: Local orchardists say no to genetically modified apple

Genetically Engineered Trees

The BCFGA Fruit Growers’ Association has asked government for an immediate moratorium for a genetically modified apple, known under the trademark Arctic Apple.

The Arctic Apple has recently been in the news as its owner claims that the approval of the apple in the U.S. is imminent. A parallel regulatory process is underway in Canada.

The BCFGA wrote to the Health Minister Rona Ambrose and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today to request that the regulatory process for the Arctic Apple be suspended.

With I-522 Fight Over, Anti-GMO Activists Turn to Arctic Apples; McDonald’s, Nestlé Weigh In

Genetically Engineered Trees

Washington’s fight over GMO labeling is over—for now— but the broader battle over genetic engineering itself continues as fiercely as ever. Next up on the front lines: The Arctic apple, a non-browning fruit produced by a small company in British Columbia called Okanagan Specialty Fruits.

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