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Do genetically engineered foods provide any benefits?
Do present GE food crops provide signficant benefits? None of the GE food crops on the market can contribute to increased world food production to ... use of herbicide tolerant crops and that it will be possible to lower food prices. These claims appear not to have been substantiated in reality, see 1: "Genetically Engineered Roundup Ready Soy crops less ...
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Friends of the Earth: Campaigns: Real Food: Resource: General Readers
March. These are the final results from the GovernmentÂ’s Farm Scale Evaluations of GM herbicide tolerant crops. This short briefing, by Friends of the Earth, the GM Freeze Campaign and GeneWatch UK ... 2003 A comprehensive introduction to the GM debate: - What is GM? - Concerns about GM crops and food - GM crops and food in the UK - Government failures - Feeding the world - Alternatives British Apples ...
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Stop GM Soya 356043!
The research coordinator in charge of gene shuffling at Pioneer, Lynda Castle, was among those applying for a patent on DNA shuffling to produce herbicide tolerant crops when she was associated with Maxygen Inc. Redwood City, California [5]. The synthetic gene designed to inactivate the herbicide glyphosate may be the ...
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Moratorium on all GM Trees and Ban on GM Forest Trees
GM crops save carbon emissions by reducing pesticide use through insecticidal Bt crops and by sequestering carbon in the soil through conservation tillage with herbicide tolerant crops [4]. In ... beings results in insertion mutagenesis some of which may trigger cancer Herbicide tolerant GM crops accumulate herbicide and herbicide residues that could be highly toxic to humans and animals ...
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Campaign Against Genetically Modified Wheat- Genetically engineered wheat GM wheat GE wheat monsanto GMO Monsanto biotech
BASF Corporation, an international chemical company. The gene makes the wheat tolerant to the BASF herbicide "Beyond." The herbicide and the herbicide-tolerant seed are marketed together as a production system called CLEARFIELD. Unlike some other herbicide tolerant crops, ...
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Friends of the Earth: Briefing: Bees, Honey and Genetically Modified Crops
GM crops are to be grown in their area. In 1999 the Government started a series of 'farm-scale trials' of GM herbicide-tolerant crops. Each of these GM crop ... Wildlife Trusts. The widespread use of GM herbicide-tolerant crops is likely to threaten further wild bee populations. Summary It is clear that growing GM crops in the UK will pose a serious threat ...
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Traits introduced into crops by genetic engineering (GE).
Because the weeds will develop resistance to herbicides, the herbicide-tolerant crops will become useless after some time. The sprayed herbicicide will not stay within ... their own pesticide, would need to be sprayed less often with chemicals. Conclusion Herbicide tolerant plants are likely to be useful only temporarily. Recent scientific reports indicate that ...
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The Center for Food Safety - Experts List
Plant Genetic Engineering - Technology/Process Herbicide-Tolerant Crops Herbicide-Tolerant Crops and Weed Management Resistance Management of GE Crops Bt Crop Economic Performance Virus-Resistant Crops Genetically Engineered Products in Development: ... Countries and Genetic Engineering Genetic Engineering and Human Health Risks: GE Crops and Human Health Risks GE and Allergies GE and Immune ...
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The Center for Food Safety - Experts List
Plant Genetic Engineering - Technology/Process Herbicide-Tolerant Crops Herbicide-Tolerant Crops and Weed Management Resistance Management of GE Crops Bt Crop Economic Performance Virus-Resistant Crops GE Products in Development: Technology ... Developing Countries and Genetic Engineering Genetic Engineering and Human Health Risks: GE Crops and Human Health Risks GE and Allergies GE and Immune System ...
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GeneWatch UK - Environmental Risks - An overview of the environmental concerns surrounding GM crops
GM crops will allow farmers to use less chemical weedkillers and insecticides. The majority of GM crops being grown worldwide are tolerant to Monsanto's weedkiller, Roundup, or ... wildlife. The UK's farm-scale evaluation with two of the first GM crops that could be grown here, herbicide tolerant oilseed rape and sugar beet, showed that their use would be likely ...
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