GMWatch Home, 29 Jul 2014 09:44:24 +0000Joomla! - Open Source Content Managementen-gbBrazil: Pest resistance to Bt maize in third year of cultivation

maize pest damage

Pests in Brazil are becoming resistant to Bt maize 1507 only three years after market approval, shows an industry-sponsored study

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GM golden rice paper to be retracted amid ethics scandal

child eating rice

Children were fed GM rice without the informed consent of parents

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Guardian newspaper report admits widespread failure of GM Bt brinjal

Bt Brinjal Leaf Curl

In the wake of attempts by pro-GMO campaigner Mark Lynas to deny local reports that Bt brinjal (eggplant/aubergine) failed in Bangladesh, now The Guardian newspaper has published an article confirming the widespread failure of the crop.

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Alarm at new dengue emergency where GM mosquito trials conducted

Mosquito Sucking Blood

Civil society groups today expressed alarm at an increase in dengue incidence, leading to an emergency decree, in a town in Brazil where releases of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes are taking place.

]]> (Annie)Featured2014ArchiveNewsMon, 14 Jul 2014 09:44:00 +0000
Republication of the Séralini study: Science speaks for itself

the seralini team welcomes the republication of the chronic toxicity study on the glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup and a commercialized GM maize, Monsanto’s NK603, led by Prof Gilles-Eric Séralini.

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Roundup damages sperm – new study

four men protecting their testicles

A new study in rats found that Roundup altered testicular function after only 8 days of exposure at a concentration of only 0.5%, similar to levels found in water after agricultural spraying, writes Claire Robinson.

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2 million march against Monsanto

On 24 May a March Against Monsanto protest was held on six continents, in 52 countries, with events in over 400 cities, with an estimated 2 million people taking part worldwide (

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Andrés Carrasco, scientist and activist, dies

We are very sad to hear the news of the death of Professor Andres Carrasco, whose research showed that glyphosate and Roundup cause malformations in embryos.

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Science Media Centre spins pro-GMO line - new exposé

Science Media Centre spins pro-GMO line

A new investigation by PR Watch lays bare the pro-corporate spin of the Science Media Centre.

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Roundup damages pigs and should be banned - Danish farmer

Danish farmer Ib Borup Pedersen

Danish pig farmer Ib Borup Pedersen believes that glyphosate damages pigs and that it should be banned, according to an article in, the main farming newspaper in Denmark.

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