Winning against genetic engineering
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CHINA GIVES GENETICALLY MODIFIED CORN AND RICE THE BOOT

Winning against genetic engineering

SUMMARY: "Genetically modified (GM) rice and genetically modified corn used to have a place in China, as one of Monsanto's, and other bio-tech companies, main growing regions. In a program that was believed to reduce the use of pesticide use and boost production leading to a boost in revenue, a program was started, a few years ago, in China that included growing of GM rice and GM corn. On August 17, 2014, China, during a meeting to possibly renew this program halted the production of GMO rice and corn in its country, effectively kicking the bio-tech companies to the curb."

Consumer Union: GMO labeling will cost consumers less than a penny a day

Winning against genetic engineering

A new analysis commissioned by Consumers Union, the policy arm of Consumer Reports, and conducted by the independent Portland-based economic research firm, ECONorthwest, found from a review of published research that the median cost to consumers of requiring labeling of genetically engineered food, also known as genetically modified (or GMO) food, is $2.30 per person annually.

GERMAN SUPERMARKET GIANTS DEMAND RETURN TO GMO-FREE FED POULTRY

Winning against genetic engineering

SUMMARY: "Germany’s top supermarkets, the powerhouses of Europe when it comes to retail, have delivered a blow to the biotech industry by forcing the German poultry industry to return to the use of non-GMO feed."

Germany’s top supermarkets, the powerhouses of Europe when it comes to retail, have delivered a blow to the biotech industry by forcing the German poultry industry to return to the use of non-GMO feed.

USA: REFUGES TO DISCONTINUE GMO CROPS BY 2016

Winning against genetic engineering

SUMMARY: "By 2016, national wildlife refuges across the country will discontinue their use of genetically modified crops and certain pesticides."

By 2016, national wildlife refuges across the country will discontinue their use of genetically modified crops and certain pesticides.

MEXICO: MONSANTO LOSES GMO PERMIT AS JUDGE SIDES WITH THE BEES

Winning against genetic engineering

SUMMARY: "A number of countries around the world have now completely banned GM food and the pesticides that go with them, or have severe restrictions against them. This comes after the world has experienced a massive resistance against Monsanto and other biotech giants that manufacture GMOs and pesticides."

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