40 Years of Science: Organic Agriculture Key to Feeding the World

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by Sustainable Pulse - 5 February 2016

Washington State University researchers have concluded that feeding a growing global population with sustainability goals in mind is possible. Their review of hundreds of published studies provides evidence that organic farming can produce sufficient yields, be profitable for farmers, protect and improve...

Sustainable Food

EU Commission Allows ‘Toxic GM Soybeans’ for Import

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According to news agencies, the EU Commission has allowed the import of genetically engineered soybeans produced by Bayer and Monsanto. The imported soybeans can be used in food and feed despite unresolved concerns about health risks. Source: www.testbiotech.org These crops can be sprayed with a combination of glyphosate and other herbicides such as dicamba or isoxaflutole. Market authorization...

Sustainable Agriculture

Russia Set to Limit Imports of GMO Animal Feed

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Russian authorities are stepping up efforts to limit the import of GMO animal feed, the country’s food safety regulator Rosselkhoznadzor announced on Thursday. The move comes following a complete ban on the cultivation of GM crops and the breeding of GMO animals that was signed in to law by President Vladimir Putin in June. Rosselkhoznadzor Deputy Director, Alexey Alekseenko, stated Thursday...

The Detox Project

Taiwan Recalls Quaker Oats in Massive Glyphosate Clampdown

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Oatmeal products from major food brand Quaker Oats were found to contain traces of a probable carcinogenic chemical called glyphosate, according to the results of an inspection by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食藥署). Source: www.chinapost.com.tw Standard Foods Corporation (佳格食品) said in a statement that the company’s oatmeal products produced in Taiwan have all passed...

GMO Judy Carman

‘Supporter of GM Crops’ Snooke Forced to Apologize over Dr. Judy Carman Defamation

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On 5 June 2015, the Western Grain Growers (WGG) of the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) of Western Australia published an edition of their regular Bulletin.  On the front page, they said that I had “…been dismissed from two Australian […] The post ‘Supporter of GM Crops’ Snooke Forced to Apologize over Dr. Judy Carman Defamation appeared first on GMO Judy Carman. ...