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INDIA: GM CROPS COULD PUT FOOD SECURITY GOAL AT STAKE

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SUMMARY: "A common fear that lurks in the minds of people around the world is that if a country’s food production relies excessively on supply of seeds and other inputs from a handful of multinationals that have virtual monopoly over genetically-modified (GM) crop technology, the nation will be forced to compromise on food security."

EU REACHES COMPROMISE DEAL ON GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS

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SUMMARY: "After years of fractious talks, EU states have finally reached a compromise to allow cultivation of genetically modified (GM) food crops by giving their opponents an opt out, official sources said Wednesday. European Union member states will have the right to refuse GM crops on their territory, even if they have got clearance on health and safety grounds at the EU level, the sources said. "

TAIWAN: NEW RULES ON GM FOODS TO TAKE EFFECT IN 2016

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SUMMARY: "Taiwan has tightened its regulations on labeling products made from genetically modified substances and will begin carrying out the new rules in 2016, the Food and Drug Administration announced Friday.

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Taiwan has tightened its regulations on labeling products made from genetically modified substances and will begin carrying out the new rules in 2016, the Food and Drug Administration announced Friday.

PUERTO RICO: GMO, THE CONTROVERSY THAT WON'T GO AWAY

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SUMMARY: "The controversy surrounding genetically modified organisms (GMO), crops and foods is enveloping the whole planet. Farmers, scientists, professors, government ministers, elected representatives, environmentalists, peasants, indigenous peoples, and many other sectors are in heated argument regarding the pros and cons of this technology. Leaders of the business, scientific and academic communities, and political leaders, are being pressed with increasing insistence to speak up on the issue.

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GM ACCEPTANCE IN DECLINE AS GLOBAL CROP CULTIVATION FALLS

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SUMMARY: "The new report examines the reality of genetically modified (GM) crop production worldwide - finding that there is significant resistance to GM on all continents, and that cultivation of genetically modified crops has fallen on a global scale."

The new report examines the reality of genetically modified (GM) crop production worldwide - finding that there is significant resistance to GM on all continents, and that cultivation of genetically modified crops has fallen on a global scale.

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