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EU warned against delaying GM legislation


EU warned against delaying GM legislation

"Coexistence is not a new concept. What we need is to agree on practical allowances for traces of genetically modified crops in other crops including farming produce," says Simon Barber, director of t... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3863

Thailand to label GM foods

Producers of food products containing genetically modified organisms in Thailand will be required to label them as such from 11 May, 2003.Notification, Number 251, from Thailand's Ministry of Publ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3862

Mexico approves GM release regulations

The Mexican Senate has approved a law allowing the release of genetically modified (GM) crops, but called for labeling of GM products.The ruling states that the protection of the environment, incl... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3861

USA farmers say Brazil is pirating GM soy

U.S. farmers are urging the Bush administration to take action against Brazil, saying that growers there are pirating Monsanto Co.'s gene-altered soybeans.It has been reported that U.S. farmers to... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3860

India harvests first biotech cotton crop

This season Indian farmers have planted the countries first approved crop of genetically engineered cotton, known as Bt for the soil organism that is toxic to some plant pests.The new seed, develo... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3859

Brazil GM labelling plan criticised

The Brazilian government decree ordering labels to be put on all genetically modified foods drew criticism from both sides of the GM debate who said the decree was either confusing or insufficient. ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3858

Deliberate food mis-labelling issue for EU

A harbinger of problems likely to arrive when new tougher European legislation on genetically modified foods enters into law, arrived with the findings of a recent survey on GM foods that highlighted ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3857

NSW farmers back GM canola trial

Australia's largest farmers' group have passed a resolution supporting a three-year trial of genetically modified (GM) canola. The New South Wales Farmers Association executive council meeting... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3856


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