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Monsanto's man at the U.S. Trade Office

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Monsanto's man at the U.S. Trade Office

From Grist Magazine:
Posted by Tom Philpott at 1:37 PM on 09 Jan 2006

When Bush wants to kill a program or a department, he picks a clown to
run it. Think of FEMA's disgraced "Brownie," who did such a "heck of a
job" when disaster struck the Gulf Coast.

When the president sees something real at stake for his corporate
clients, though, he tends to anoint an ultra-qualified pro: someone,

Critics decry GM rule in Iraq

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Critics decry GM rule in Iraq

SOURCE: The Sientist, by Anne Harding
the Scientist
DATE: 30 Nov 2005

Critics decry GM rule in Iraq
They argue policy allowing transgenic wheat could wipe out natural
varieties in the place where wheat was born

Recent rule changes allowing farmers to use transgenic wheat species in
Iraq to help rebuild the region's agriculture have some critics concerned


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U.S. Envoy Urges Vatican on Biotech Crops

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U.S. Envoy Urges Vatican on Biotech Crops

By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press Writer

VATICAN CITY - The new U.S. ambassador to the Holy See urged the
Vatican on Saturday to promote the potential of biotech crops, saying there was a "moral imperative" to investigate the possible benefits of agricultural technology to feed the world's hungry.

US says Cyprus ties could suffer over GMO plan

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DATE: 6 Jul 2005

NICOSIA, July 6 (Reuters) - A plan by Cyprus to put genetically modified
food on separate supermarket shelves angered the United States on
Wednesday, as Washington warned the move could harm bilateral ties.

The U.S. had sent a letter to the Cypriot parliament warning that the
move by the European Union country would stigmatise biotech goods and
could contravene Cyprus' obligations as a World Trade Organisation
member, deputies said.

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