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Crop Testing Rules Menace Food Supply, Say Critics


From IPS NEWS AGENCY By Stephen Leahy

BROOKLIN, Canada, Nov 25, 2004 (IPS) - Proposed rules for experimental genetically engineered (GE) crops will allow contamination of the U.S. food supply, critics said this week, as a new poll reported Americans want stricter regulation of GE foods.

German Law Makes GE Farmers and Operators Liable for Contamination


German Farmers to be Liable for GM Contamination

SOURCE: The New Scientist, by Shaoni Bhattacharya 26 Nov 2004
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New FDA Guidelines Allow for Contamination of our Food Supply


New FDA Guidelines Okay Contamination of Food Supply With Genetically Engineered Crops Still in Field Research

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release November 19, 2004

Contact: Joseph Mendelson, CFS, (202) 547-9359; Craig Culp, CFS, (301) 509-0925)

Arcata California Votes to Ban GE Crops and Seeds Within City Limits


By VICKIE HORNER Freelance Writer Capital Press

ARCATA, Calif. " Arcata's City Council voted unanimously Nov. 3 to ban planting or selling genetically engineered seeds or crops within the city limits.

The ordinance, introduced at an Arcata City Council meeting in October, is open for public input before being considered for final adoption Nov. 17. Once approved, the ban on planting genetically modified organisms would take effect in 30 days.

GE Crops are not Thouroughly Tested, Regulated or Proven Safe!


Brussels, November 16, 2004 A peer-reviewed scientific paper published today in Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Reviews debunks the myth that genetically modified (GM) crops are thoroughly tested, regulated and proven safe.

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