Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Farm Wars


Press Release: Genetically Engineered Wheat Rejected Globally

Posted: 02 Jun 2009 07:38 AM PDT

The group statement centers on the pledge: "In light of our existing experience with genetic engineering, and recognising the global consumer rejection of genetically engineered wheat, we restate our definitive opposition to GE wheat and our commitment to stopping the commercialisation of GE traits in our wheat crops."

Court Denies Monsanto Injunction on German Ban

Posted: 01 Jun 2009 04:14 PM PDT

A German court on Thursday rejected a bid by Monsanto Co. to have a government ban of its genetically engineered MON810 corn suspended.

Organic Seed Producer Battles over Genetically Modified Beet Contamination

Posted: 01 Jun 2009 01:25 PM PDT

Organic seed producer Frank Morton has been warning people for years that genetically modified organisms pose a serious threat to the Willamette Valley's vegetable seed industry. Now he thinks his worst GMO nightmare may be coming true.

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