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OPPOSITION TO BIOTECH GIANT MONSANTO GROWING WORLDWIDE, NEW REPORT SHOWS

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SUMMARY: "“This report demonstrates that the increasingly vocal objections from social movements and civil society organisations are having an impact on the introduction of GM crops.” said Josie Riffaud from La Via Campesina. The testimonies and analysis contained in this report aim to inspire and unite consumers, activists and communities against the abuses carried out by Monsanto and other biotech corporations around the world.

PAKISTAN GOVT TO INTRODUCE LABELLING OF GM FOOD

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SUMMARY: "The government has decided to introduce labelling of genetically modified food to protect consumers from malpractices of producers and suppliers of bio-technology products. According to documents, the labelling of GM food will also give choice to the consumers whether to consume GM or non-GM food. [...] Australia has taken a leading role by implementing stringent, science-based regulations and is among the first countries in the world to introduce labelling laws which are not about safety but respect the rights of consumers to make informed purchasing choices."

Syngenta Corporation faces Criminal Charges for Covering up Livestock Deaths from GM Corn

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Ethan A. Huff
Organic Consumers Association / News Report
Published: Wednesday 27 June 2012

Gottfried Gloeckner, a German farmer from Woelfersheim, originally filed the suit roughly a decade after dozens of his own dairy cows died from exposure to Syngenta’s Bt 176 corn.

Dr. Vandana Shiva: Occupy our food supply!

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Today, Feb. 27, is an Occupy Our Food Supply day of action. The following essay is just one of several related posts that will be appearing around the internet to mark the day.

The biggest corporate takeover on the planet is the hijacking of the food system, the cost of which has had huge and irreversible consequences for the Earth and people everywhere.

Monsanto caught illegally planting GM maize in India

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New Delhi/Bengaluru, February 6th 2012: Ahead of a regulators' meeting on February 8th 2012, and reacting to the confirmed reports of Monsanto's illegal planting of Herbicide Tolerant (HT) maize in its GM maize trial, the Coalition for a GM-Free India demanded that Monsanto be blacklisted immediately. The violation was revealed in a response of the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee to an RTI [Right To Information] application.

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