Winning against genetic engineering
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MALTA OPTS OUT OF GROWING GMO CROPS

Winning against genetic engineering

SUMMARY: "Malta has told the European Commission it will ban the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), availing itself of an opt-out clause. "

Malta has told the European Commission it will ban the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), availing itself of an opt-out clause.

An EU law approved in March cleared the way for new GMO crops to be approved after years of deadlock. But the law also gave individual countries the right to ban GMO crops even after they have been approved as safe by the European Commission.

VENEZUELA BANS GMO CROPS, PASSES ONE OF WORLD'S MOST PROGRESSIVE SEED LAWS

Winning against genetic engineering

SUMMARY: "Venezuela approved a new law on Dec. 23, 2015, that imposes one of the world’s toughest regulations on genetically modified organisms (GMOs)."

Venezuela approved a new law on Dec. 23, 2015, that imposes one of the world’s toughest regulations on genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

The anti-GMO and anti-patenting seed law was approved by the National Assembly of Venezuela in its final session. Today, the new opposition coalition—the Roundtable of Democratic Unity—will take over.

Yurok Tribe Adopts Ordinance Banning GMOs

Winning against genetic engineering

New law affirms rights to native foods and foodways
ORDINANCE IS FIRST TO ADDRESS GE SALMON

USA: OREGON LAW BANNING GMO CROP PRODUCTION GOES INTO EFFECT

Winning against genetic engineering

SUMMARY: "The law is the first of its kind in the state of Oregon though similar measures have been passed in various counties in California and in San Juan County, Washington."

Last May, Jackson County Oregon voters passed a law to ban the growing of GMO crops. This Saturday, that law came into effect.

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