Winning against genetic engineering
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Applegate Farms Moves to Make Its Meat GMO-Free

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Chicken lovers who demand more than the natural, organic, or free-range labels slapped on pretty much everything these days may be happily surprised to find a new product in the supermarket freezer: Applegate Farms has started shipping Non-GMO Project Verified organic chicken nuggets to retailers nationwide.

BURKINA FASO: WHY AFRICA'S BIGGEST ADOPTER OF GM CROPS CHANGED ITS MIND

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SUMMARY: "Bt cotton reportedly increased production as intended. So why is Burkina Faso phasing it out?"

Bt cotton reportedly increased production as intended. So why is Burkina Faso phasing it out?

The thorny topic of genetically modified (GM) crops was recently thrust into the global spotlight again. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Bill Gates said that GM crops are a necessary tool to fight hunger and poverty in Africa.

PHILIPPINES: NO GMO CROP TRIALS SAYS SUPREME COURT

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SUMMARY: "The Supreme Court of the Philippines has ordered a permanent ban on field trials of GM eggplant, and a temporary halt to approving applications “contained use, import, commercialization and propagation” of GMO crops and products."

The Supreme Court of the Philippines has ordered a permanent ban on field trials of GM eggplant, and a temporary halt to approving applications “contained use, import, commercialization and propagation” of GMO crops and products.

GLOBAL GMO CULTIVATION DIPPED IN 2015

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SUMMARY: "The hectarage of genetically modified crops around the world went down for the first time in two decades, a new report says. People in African countries in particular seem newly wary of genetically manipulated seeds. "

The year 2015 marked the 20th anniversary of the first global commercialization of a genetically modified plant - and that year has brought changes in the field - quite literally.

USA: THE TINY STATE OF VERMONT IS FORCING GMO LABELING NATIONWIDE

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SUMMARY: "When Vermont passed a law in 2014 that required all genetically engineered food sold in the state to be labeled by July 1, 2016, it likely had no idea it would force disclosure beyond its own borders."

When Vermont passed a law in 2014 that required all genetically engineered food sold in the state to be labeled by July 1, 2016, it likely had no idea it would force disclosure beyond its own borders.

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