Winning against genetic engineering
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USA: BOULDER COUNTY TO PHASE OUT GMO CROPS ON PUBLIC LAND

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SUMMARY: "Boulder County authorities have decided to stop allowing genetically engineered crops to be grown on county-owned farmland."

Boulder County authorities have decided to stop allowing genetically engineered crops to be grown on county-owned farmland.

County commissioners on Thursday directed staff to draft a plan for phasing out GMO crops. The decision ends years of debate between opponents of GMOs and the tenant farmers that grow them.

USA: ANTI-GMO-LABELING WALL CRUMBLES AS MAJOR FOOD COMPANIES AGREE TO LABEL

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SUMMARY: "The wall of opposition to labeling foods that contain genetically modified organisms is crumbling. After Campbell Soup created the first crack in January by agreeing to slap labels on its soup cans saying they contain GMOs, it was only a matter of time before more fissures would appear."

The wall of opposition to labeling foods that contain genetically modified organisms is crumbling. After Campbell Soup created the first crack in January by agreeing to slap labels on its soup cans saying they contain GMOs, it was only a matter of time before more fissures would appear.

Philippines’ Ban on GMOs Leaves Asia Shocked

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New laws could halt the genetically modified organism (GMO) agriculture in the Philippines. This in turn could cripple the adoption of GMO technology in the Southeast Asian region as a whole, especially since the country is ASEAN’s regional pioneer in the field.

MEXICO: MONSANTO HANDED DOUBLE WHAMMY BY COURTS OVER PLANTING GMOS

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SUMMARY: "Opponents of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have claimed victory after Mexico’s Supreme Court blocked last week a move that would allow the cultivation of GMO soy in the Mexican states of Campeche and Yucatan. In a separate appeals court decision, a federal judge upheld a 2013 ruling that barred companies such as Monsanto and DuPont/Pioneer from planting or selling their GMO corn within the country’s borders."

VENEZUELA TO SOON APPROVE SEED LAW TO BAN GMO SEEDS

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SUMMARY: "The Seed Law will regulate the production of hybrid seeds in Venezuela and prevent the research, production, import, and distribution of GMO seeds."

The Seed Law will regulate the production of hybrid seeds in Venezuela and prevent the research, production, import, and distribution of GMO seeds.

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