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Large Ag Groups Withdraw GM Plans for Germany

06.11.2015 - Four large seeds producers have withdrawn their applications to cultivate genetically manipulated maize in Germany, federal agriculture minister, Christian Schmidt, has announced...

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Scotland Plans to Opt Out of GM Crops

11.08.2015 - Scotland has announced plans to ban the growing of genetically modified crops on its soil and also will request that the country be excluded from any European consents for the...

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EU Commission Finalizes New GMO Import Rules

23.04.2015 - The European Commission has finalized new rules allowing member states the freedom to restrict or prohibit the import of genetically modified crops for food or feed, even if they...

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EU Parliament Passes GMO Opt-out Clause

15.01.2015 - In a vote of 480 to 159, the European Parliament's plenary session on Jan. 13 cleared the way for member states to opt out of planting GM crops, even those declared safe by EU...

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Monsanto Critics Denied U.S. Supreme Court Hearing on Seed Patents

14.01.2014 - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld Monsanto's biotech seed patents, dealing a blow to a group attempting to ward off lawsuits by the company against farmers. The group, made...

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Court Overturns EU Approval of BASF’s GM Potato

16.12.2013 - The EU General Court has overturned on procedural grounds a 2010 decision by the European Commission (EC) authorizing sales of the genetically modified potato Amflora, developed by...

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EU States Deadlocked on Genetically Modified Maize Approvals

10.06.2013 - European Union governments failed to agree on Monday whether to approve three genetically modified maize varieties for use in food and feed, the European Commission said. The...

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U.S. GMO Food Labeling Drive Has Biotech Industry Biting Back

26.04.2013 - New efforts to force labeling of foods made with genetically modified crops, including a bill introduced by U.S. lawmakers Wednesday, have struck a nerve with biotech crop...

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