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April Florida Keys release of GMO mosquitoes engineered to curtail Zika, dengue and malaria on track despite protests

April Florida Keys release of GMO mosquitoes engineered to curtail Zika, dengue and malaria on track despite protests

David Goodhue | 
The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District [recently announced] a wide and vague planned range of deployment for the lab-designed mosquitoes ...
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Florida green lights release of malaria- and Zika-fighting GMO mosquitoes

David Goodhue | 
Florida Keys officials have voted to allow the experimental release of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes into a yet-to-be-decided area ...
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Pandemic postpones Florida Keys’ decision on releasing GMO mosquitoes until August

David Goodhue | 
The five-member commission of the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District voted unanimously to postpone a decision on the experiment for ...
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GMO mosquitoes set for Florida release during first Dengue fever outbreak in 10 years

David Goodhue | 
The Florida Keys is experiencing its first outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease Dengue fever in 10 years.The Florida Department of ...

Dietitian: ‘Ancient, non-GMO’ salt is a marketing scam—don’t fall for it

Sheah Rarback | 
My head was spinning after a recent salt-buying trek .... I saw salts with a non-GMO label. To be GMO, ...

Avoiding fruits and vegetables because of pesticides is bad for your health, dietitian warns

Sheah Rarback | 
I wonder why during National Nutrition Month, when we dietitians are encouraging everyone to increase nutritious foods such as vegetables and fruits, ...
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Cayman Island government scientists dispute Oxitec’s claim that GMO mosquito project was a success

David Goodhue | 
A British biotech company seeking federal approval to release millions of genetically modified mosquitoes at 12 sites in the Florida ...
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Video: How gene therapy could treat rare, incurable ‘day blindness’

Ana Veciana-Suarez | 
[Editor's note. Achromatopsia is a visual disorder sometimes referred to as "day blindness".] Imagine stepping out into a bright South ...

Mosquitoes in Miami test positive for Zika

Daniel Chang, Joey Flechas | 
Mosquitoes trapped in South Beach have tested positive for Zika, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reported on ...
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Facing Zika pandemic fears, Florida Gulf Coast leaders ask US Dept of Health to greenlight GMO mosquitoes

Jenny Staletovich | 
Faced with their first local case of the Zika virus, Pinellas County leaders...asked federal health officials to skip field trials ...
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Neonics, genetic engineering can save U.S. citrus industry from greening disease

Henry Miller | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Farmers in the major ...

GMO ban in Oregon could cost more than $200,000, says official

A local ban on genetically modified crops could cost Jackson County, Oregon, more than $200,000 a year to enforce, according ...

Use genetically modified crops on refuges?

Janet McConnaughey | 
The following is an excerpt. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will hold five public meetings around the South in ...
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