La Via Campesina calls for the International Treaty on seeds to reject biopiracy

La Via Campesina calls for the International Treaty on seeds to reject biopiracy


Source – La Via Campesina, Press Release (Geneva, 7th of July 2014) The International Treaty on seeds (ITPGRFA) celebrated on July 3 in Geneva its 10th anniversary. It has been recognizing […]

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Monsanto faces strong opposition to GM cotton from Malawi civil society

Monsanto faces strong opposition to GM cotton from Malawi civil society


Source – GMWatch 04 July 2014. Civil society groups in Malawi are strongly opposing the proposed release of Monsanto’s GM cotton on scientific, legal, and socio-economic grounds. Monsanto faces strong […]

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Protester Sofía Gatica receives death threat over anti-Monsanto protest in Argentina

Protester Sofía Gatica receives death threat over anti-Monsanto protest in Argentina


Winner of the Goldman Prize, Sofía Gatica, is said to have received a death threat from a suspected Monsanto mercenary. Protesters in Argentina continue to block construction of what is […]

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VIDEO: 10 Years of Failure- Philippine Farmers Deceived by GM


To watch the film, please click here. “10 Years of Failure, Farmers Deceived by GM corn” shows the dire situation of corn farmers in the Philippines who have adopted GM […]

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As Argentina’s Pesticide Use Increases, Many Worry About Growing Link To Health Problems


BASAVILBASO, Argentina (AP) — Argentine farmworker Fabian Tomasi was never trained to handle pesticides. His job was to keep the crop-dusters flying by filling their tanks as quickly as possible, […]

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2nd to 8th September is GM Health Risk Week

2nd to 8th September is GM Health Risk Week


A week of discussion and debate examining new evidence into the risks GM food poses to human health, the food system and democracy. Including talks and debates with French scientist […]

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