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GM Maggots Expected in Fruit Imports After Go-Ahead for Brazil GM Fruit Fly Experiments - Via Sustainable Pulse
Science & Tech  (tags: GMOs, Fruit Flies, Brazil, Food, Maggots, Health risks, Humans, Science, Ethical concerns, Article )

Victoria
- 52 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
GM maggots are expected in Brazilian fruit imports as the country moves forward with an open release of millions of genetically modified Mediterranean fruit flies. Live GM flies could also be transported in the fruit. No release date has been announced.
Demand Proper Regulation of New Genetically Engineered Kentucky Blue Grass in US - Via Force Change
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Kentucky Blue Grass, Environmental concerns, Ecosystem, Contamination, Plants, Safety, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 55 days ago - forcechange.com
Sign this global petition to the Administrator of the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services Properly, to regulate and conduct scientific research on the negative health effects of GM grass, produced by Scotts company.
First Long Term Scientific Study Results on Pigs and Cattle Who Eat GMO Soy and Corn - Via Nation of Change
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Study, Pigs, Cows, GMOs, Health Risks )

Victoria
- 61 days ago - nationofchange.org
Results of a long-term, peer-reviewed study conducted by a group of scientists led by Dr Judy Carman of the Institute of Health and Environmental Research in Australia has been released - and it proves that GMOs are anything but 'safe.'
Dr. Thierry Vrain, Former Pro-GMO Scientist, Speaks Up - Food Integrity Now
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Glyphosate, Pesticides, Environmental concerns, Human health risks, Science )

Victoria
- 78 days ago - foodintegritynow.org
Dr. Vrain, a former genetic engineer and soil biologist with Agriculture Canada, gives a informative interview whose podcast message is to alarm the public about the dangers of GMOs and Glyphosate to both the environment and to human health.
Voracious Rootworms Evolve, Overcoming Genetically Engineered Corn When Farmers Defied Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: corn, farming, rootworms, GMOs, evolution )

Freya
- 124 days ago - dailykos.com
'A widespread increase in trait failure maybe just around the corner.' In the new paper, Gassmann describes further incidents of Bt resistance in other parts of Iowa.
GMOs and Pesticides - What Concerns Scientists - Via Organic Connections
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Pesticides, Food, Health risks, Humans, Eco-system )

Victoria
- 174 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
An article outlining the main concerns scientists have about GMOs: their failure to increase yield; pesticide resistance; glyphosate; effects on plant, soil, animal and human biology; unnamed organism; increasing weed resistance; the battle continues.
Monsanto Whistleblower Says Genetically Engineered Crops May Cause Disease - Institute for Responsible Technology (IRT)
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Food Crops, Health Risks, Important News )

Victoria
- 178 days ago - responsibletechnology.org
An ex-employee of Monsanto, who has a degree in biochemistry, whistleblows, stating that there are possible toxins in GM plants which are endangering the food supply, plus an update on this important issue at the end of the article with references.
GMO and Natural Food Fight: Treacherous Terrain in 2014 - Via RiseEarth
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Corporations, Food Crops, Farming, Labelling, Law, Health Risks, Humans )

Victoria
- 179 days ago - riseearth.com
2014 is shaping up to be a decisive year for the future of food and farming. Grassroots activists in the US are gearing up for new legislative battles, including state GMO labelling laws and county bans on growing unstable genetically engineered crops.
Update: Effort to Kill GMO Labeling in New Hampshire - Via Food Democracy Now
Science & Tech  (tags: GMOs, US, Labelling, Bio-tech industry, Food, Health Risks, Society, Ethics, Urgent action )

Victoria
- 187 days ago - fooddemocracynow.org
Contact your representative today to Vote YES on HB 660 as the House vote on GMO labeling has been delayed until Wednesday, January 22. Send a letter or make a call. Right now Monsanto and big food lobbyists are trying to stop labeling of GM foods.
Help Stop "Agent Orange" GM Corn - Tell the USDA to Stop Dow Chemicals - Organic Connections
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Agent Orange, Toxic Chemicals, Food Safety risks, Human Health )

Victoria
- 193 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Global Petition to help put a stop to Dow Chemicals who want to introduce genetically engineered corn and soybeans, named "Enlist" crops, to be sprayed with the toxic substance 2,4-D (a component of Agent Orange) which is known to affect human health.
Confirmed: DNA From Genetically Modified Crops Can Be Transferred Into Humans Who Eat Them - Collective Evolution
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Genetic Modification, GMOs, DNA, Food, Human Health Risks, Safety Concerns, Interesting News )

Victoria
- 198 days ago - collective-evolution.com
In a new study published in the peer reviewed Public Library of Science (PLOS), researchers emphasize that there IS sufficient evidence that meal-derived DNA fragments carry complete genes that can enter into the human circulation system.
Article - Growing Scientific Consensus on GMO Safety Fears - Via Sustainable Pulse
Science & Tech  (tags: Health and Wellness, GMOs, Food Safety, Health, News, Science, Ethics )

Victoria
- 217 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
Scientists, physicians and legal experts around the world have signed the new group statement, "No scientific consensus on GMO safety", which is a "thorough, thoughtful and professional statement". The article contains quotes about their safety concerns.
Even Danish Dairy Cows Can't Escape Monsanto's Toxic Wrath
Science & Tech  (tags: study, science, GMOs, research, Danish dairy cows, Monsanto, toxic, pollutionhealth, scientists )

Roseann
- 285 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
A newly published European research paper has concluded that Monsanto's herbicide Roundup is toxic to the normal metabolism of dairy cows.
GM Tomato Gets Purple Hue
Science & Tech  (tags: GeneticEngineering, GMOs, humans, science, world )

Kathy
- 373 days ago - deccanherald.com
Farm scientists in Bangalore have developed a purple coloured genetically engineered tomato, which is rich in anti-oxidants and may protect people from a host of diseases including cancer and heart ailments.
Idaho Company Seeks to Introduce Genetically-Engineered Potato
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, GeneticEngineering, GMOs, GMO potatoes, science, technology, world )

Kathy
- 448 days ago - kplu.org
One of the country's leading suppliers of French fries is asking the federal government to approve genetically modified potatoes. The USDA on Friday announced J.R. Simplot's petition to produce what would be the only genetically-engineered potato on the
 

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