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Percy Schmeiser, farmer made famous by legal battle with Monsanto, dies at 89

Daniela Germano | 
Percy Schmeiser, a Saskatchewan farmer who became famous during his legal battle with biotech giant Monsanto, has died. John Schmeiser ...
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‘Percy’ director defends anti-Monsanto film against charges of inaccuracy from farmers

Victoria Ahearn | 
The director of a new film about a Saskatchewan grain farmer’s legal fight with biotech giant Monsanto says the drama ...
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Lab-grown meat startups see profitable future in Canada

Aleksandra Sagan | 
Canadian companies plan to serve up chicken, beef burgers and mouse-meat cat treats in the coming years, all without the ...
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Activist lawyers challenge Health Canada after agency reconfirms safety of Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer

American lawyers who successfully sued the makers of the glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup on behalf of a man dying of cancer say Canada ...

Canada will phase out two kinds of neonicotinoids in 2021, citing harm to bee populations

The federal government will begin phasing out the outdoor use of nicotine-based pesticides beginning in 2021 ... Neonicotinoids, or neonics, ...
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Health Canada sticks with phase out of neonicotinoid insecticides although its study finds impact on bees is limited

Mia Rabson | 
Health Canada is sticking with its proposal to phase out most outdoor and agricultural uses of a common pesticide, even ...
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Canadian GMO salmon facility will require federal environmental risk assessment

Kevin Bissett | 
A proposal to produce the world's first genetically modified salmon for human consumption in P.E.I. will face assessment, says the ...
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Quebec’s plan to prohibit neonics and other pesticides upsets grain producers

Grain producers are not digesting the concept of pesticide regulation announced on [July 19] as part of the Quebec Pesticide ...
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Big Food companies voluntarily labeling GMO products in U.S. will not label them in Canada

Lois Abraham | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Companies planning to voluntarily ...

Canada approves non-browning, low acrylamide GMO potato for sale

Lois Abraham | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Health Canada and the ...

Canadian environmentalists challenge GM salmon egg production

Alison Auld | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Ecological groups will argue ...

How the Ebola virus has spread

Helen Branswell | 
If you’ve been following the fast moving Ebola outbreak in West Africa, you may wonder why containing the deadly virus ...

Canadian anti-GMO fear US approval of non-browning GM apple

Groups against genetically engineered apples that don't brown say they're staging a series of events in British Columbia and Alberta ...

Canada considers genetic non-discrimination law

Keith Leslie | 
Physicians and patient advocacy groups say they support a proposed change to the Ontario Human Rights Code aimed at protecting ...
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DNA study shows herbal products not always what they appear to be

Helen Branswell | 
DNA barcoding revealed that sixty percent of herbal products tested contained DNA from plant species not included on the label ...
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New Canadian bill would prevent genetic discrimination

Steve Rennie | 
Canada's liberals are calling for restrictions on how insurance companies can use genetic information ...
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