Russia will not start certifying GM seeds for at least three more years due to delays in creating the necessary infrastructure, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told MPs.
The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) estimated that rejections of shipments containing Syngenta AG’s Agrisure Viptera corn resulted in losses of at least $1 billion.
In 2008 the Brazilian food safety agency began re-assessing the herbicide glyphosate for safety. It still hasn't finished. Now the Federal Public Prosecutor (MPF), impatient with the delay, has filed a lawsuit to make the agency speed up its work.
UK government ministers are trying to cover up secret briefings with GM companies hoping to push GMOs onto our dinner plates.
Documents suggest the UK Government is colluding with the GM industry to manipulate the media, undermine access to GM-free-fed meat and dairy products, and plot the return of GM crops to Britain.
Danish television has for the first time broadcast a programme showing the deformed piglets of the pig farmer Ib Pedersen: the number of deformities correlate with the amount of glyphosate residue in the feed.
Vermont could become the first state in the US to enact a GMO labelling law.
Rothamsted Research has been given approval for a field trial of GM plants that produce omega-3 oils.
US traders have lost $427 million in corn sales due to contamination with GM strains unapproved in China.
The current proposal for renationalising GM crop approvals in the EU would open the floodgates to GMOs and give biotech companies the final say about national bans.