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White House: We Have A Beef With GMO Regulations
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, genetic engineering, GMOs, government, interesting, regulations )

- 3 days ago -
The U.S. government's system for regulating the products of biotechnology, including GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, was born in 1986, and it has been controversial from the start. Now, it will be getting a makeover...
Leading Cancer Expert:: 2,4-D Weed-Killer Is 'Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: 2, 4-D, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 12 days ago -
The decision by an organization of the world's leading cancer experts to classify the herbicide 2,4-D as a possible carcinogen underscores the risk posed by the U.S. government's recent approval of 2,4-D for use on genetically engineered, or GMO, crops.
Bt Cotton Responsible for Suicides in Rain-Fed Areas, Says Study
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bt cotton, conservation, ecosystems, family, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, society, Sustainabililty, world )

- 14 days ago -
The cultivation of Bt cotton, a genetically modified, insect-resistant cotton variety, is a risky affair for Indian farmers practising rain-fed agriculture, according to a latest study published by California-based agricultural scientists in the journal..
The Absurdity of Claiming That "All GMOs Are Safe"
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, interesting, protection, technology, world )

- 19 days ago -
In an op-ed piece in The New York Times, Mark Lynas recently wrote that "There is an equivalent level of scientific consensus on both climate change is real and genetically modified foods are safe."
Pope Francis Slams GMOs and Pesticides for Environmental and Social Damage
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 21 days ago -
Pope Francis slams both GMOs and pesticides in a draft of his major environmental document that was leaked Monday. He has also called for the financing of independent and interdisciplinary research to study GMOs.
USDA, Time for Stronger GE Rules
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 23 days ago -
We know genetically engineered (GE) crops are allowed on the market with insufficient oversight - and too much emphasis on what works for corporations like Monsanto instead of what works for farmers. Right now, we have an opportunity to push for better...
DEADLINE Midnight June 22: Demand Mandatory Safety Testing of All GMOs!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, protection, Sustainabililty, safety testing )

- 24 days ago -
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced in March that the agency has abandoned its 2008 proposal to update the 1990s-era regulations governing genetically engineered crops. Instead, the USDA will craft new regulations, from scratch.
West African Country Dumps Monsanto's GM Cotton, Seeks Compensation
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, cotton, environment, green, genetic engineering, GMOs, humans, Sustainabililty, world )

- 25 days ago -
Jeune Afrique reports that Interprofessional Cotton in Burkina Faso has decided to phase out the use of Monsanto's GMO cotton seeds over the next three years. This is a group of cotton farmers, banks, research institutions, private stakeholders and the...
Investigation or Advocacy? The BBC Reveals Its Pro-GMO Bias
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, media bias, protection, world )

- 25 days ago -
The Panorama programme on GM foods and crops last Monday was a masterpiece of spin, bluster, misrepresentation and outright deceit...
Action Alert: Does the BBC Help Cultivate a Pro-GMO Agenda in the UK? (UK Only)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, media, society, Sustainabililty )

- 26 days ago -
Were you appalled by the clear pro-GMO bias of the BBC's Panorama programme on GM last evening? What about other programmes by the BBC? Do they redress the balance or just try to promote GMOs?
What Bill Nye Got Wrong in His About-Face on GMOs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world, Bill Nye )

- 30 days ago -
Earlier this year, Bill Nye, renowned as the "science guy," made news for changing his mind about genetic engineering (or GMOs) after a visit to Monsanto, the pesticide and seed giant at the forefront of the biotechnology industry.
Victory Against Monsanto - Federal Judge Rules in Favor of GMO Ban
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, farming, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, green, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 38 days ago -
U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Clarke has found the Jackson County Oregon GMO ban is not pre-empted by the stateâEUR(TM)s "right to farm" law, thereby allowing the ordinance to become effective on June 5.
Former EPA Scientist: Biotech Companies Encouraging Pesticide Treadmill - Interview
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biotech industry, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 38 days ago -
Dr. Ramon Seidler, a retired senior scientist from the US Environmental Protection Agency, has become a leading spokesperson against genetically modified foods and the increasing use of pesticides with GM crops.
Its More Than Monsanto
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, chemicals, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 40 days ago -
The agriculture and food industries make up almost 50% of the global employment and 20% of global GDP. Without food we perish and without the right food we do not thrive. The agro-food industries should be more important to us than oil, which is only 3%

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