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The Corn Next Door Can organic and biotech crops coexist?


The Corn Next Door Can organic and biotech crops coexist?

SOURCE: The Scientist 19 (18): 34, by Amy Norton
DATE: 26 Sep 2005

In 2000, public officials in Boulder County, Colo., were faced with calls
from organic farmers, environmentalists, and others to ban genetically
modified (GM) crops. GM opponents worried that pollen drifting from
transgenic corn fields could "contaminate" their organic cousins.

Terminator Tech Should be Eliminated and Public Funding Halted


"September 9, 2005
Prof. Joe Cummins
The Independent Science Panel

The Independent Science Panel (ISP) is a panel of scientists from many disciplines, committed to the Promotion of Science for the Public Good. The panel's home is London UK

Ref: SCBD/STTM/DCO/va/48601 "Advice on the report of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Genetic Use Restriction Technologies

Hamdallah Zedan
Executive Secretary
Convention on Biological Diversity
United Nations Environment Programme
World Trade Centre
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Suite 800
Montreal, Quebec

Stanislaus County California: County board supports biotech


Stanislaus supervisor says genetic engineering foes using fear, 'junk science'

SOURCE: Modesto Bee, USA, by Joel Hood
DATE: 10 Aug 2005

Stronger, more resilient fruits and vegetables, or "Frankenfoods"?

Stanislaus County entered the growing debate over genetically engineered crops Tuesday as the Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a resolution in support of biotechnology in agriculture.

County bans on crops trigger backlash


By Daisy Nguyen, Associated Press
July 12, 2005

LOS ANGELES - Bans on genetically engineered crops and animals in three California counties have triggered a national backlash.

Since late last year, 14 states have passed bills that bar towns, cities and ,counties from regulating genetically engineered crops a direct reaction to the California counties' first-in-the-nation bans on growing such plants.

Genetically Modified Corn Study Reveals Health Damage and Cover-up


By Jeffrey M. Smith, author of Seeds of Deception

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