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GE oilseed rape – impossible to control

Publication | July 10, 2012 at 10:30

When governments were first considering whether to commercialise GE (genetically engineered, also called genetically modified, GM) oilseed rape (or canola), they were faced with a barrage of reports, both from environmental NGOs and industry...

Canada’s GE canola contaminating Japan

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | October 12, 2010

Today at the meeting of the Biosafety Protocol meeting in Nagoya (Japan), Canada became the subject of attention for contributing to the contamination of canola and broccoli in Japan.  At a lunch-time event organised by Japan’s...

Percy Schmeiser back in Court

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | January 24, 2008

Percy Schmeiser is back in court.  The Saskatchewan canola farmer who made Monsanto infamous for their predatory lawsuits is back in court again.  This time he is on the offensive.  Schmeiser wants $600 from the pesticide and...

Growing Resistance - How Monsanto’s GE wheat was defeated

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | April 15, 2013 1 comment

Climate change, air pollution, biodiversity decline, deforestation, pesticides, genetically modified food, overfishing, etc… There are no shortage of environmental problems indeed! That is why it is sometimes difficult to maintain a...

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