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Swiss GMO potato goes to field trial

The Swiss Agricultural Research Institute, Agroscope, wants to try growing genetically modified potatoes, reports the Swiss website Blick.ch. The goal of ...
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EU food safety agency defends itself against GMO claims

The European Food Safety Authority has defended itself after claims that it is has links with the biotech industry that ...

UK: Modern genetics applied to 19th century potatoes

Researchers led by Professor Bruce Fitt, now at the University of Hertfordshire, have used modern DNA techniques on late nineteenth-century ...

Spain: Genetic study will help produce better quality melons

Producing better quality melons with guaranteed results before planting; this will be possible thanks to the "Melonomics" project, involving several ...

GM crops given boost by European Union judges

The European Court of Justice has clarified the legal requirements involved in the cultivation of genetically modified crops in EU ...

Ireland: Protest over GM potatoes grows

It was reported last week that Ireland's Environmental Protection Agency had approved the trial of a genetically modified potato crop ...

Canada: Growers say survey shows consumers oppose GM

Orchardists in Okanaga say they have all the evidence they need to fight the introduction of GM fruit. A national ...

Italy: GMO field to be destroyed after being authorized 14 years ago

An experimental field of GMO plants, authorized in 1998 in Italy, is going to be destroyed during the next few ...

Food prices can go up if transgenic is refused

Considerations by one of the most important supermarket chains in the United Kingdom. Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc, one of the ...

Canada: British Columbian apple growers worry over GM

Some growers in the Okanangan region of British Columbia are worried by the introduction of genetically modified crops. This comes ...