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  • Green Revolution 2.0

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - January 22, 2008 at 16:41 1 comment Bill Gates Foundation wants to save African farmers, and his solution is no surprise:  corporate technology and monopoly rights for agribusiness.  Gates has spent $350 million in Africa already, to promote genetically engineered crops, increased u... Read more >

  • Precautionary labelling coming to Canada?

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - January 18, 2008 at 19:37 1 comment

    WhereareyourlabelsCharest 1 2According the National Post, a free trade deal between Canada and Europe touted by Quebec Premier Jean Charest might have unpredictable consequences.  Canada could have to harmonize its food labelling standards with Europe, and adopt a precautionary a... Read more >

  • Harper misses GE labelling opportunity (again)

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - January 16, 2008 at 19:09

    greenpeace corn action during 1The Canadian government released a draft re-vamp of food safety and labelling regulations today.  Sadly, the Health Canada document failed to include mandatory labelling of genetically engineered organisms in its proposed changes.  This disappointing ... Read more >

  • We're #5!

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - January 14, 2008 at 21:22

    Project Censored, a California based media monitoring organization, and Yes magazine have put together a list of the top 10 stories of hope of 2007.  Number five on their list the growing grassroots movement against GMOs.  Greenpeace has played a grea... Read more >

  • Canada’s crustaceous performance at the WTO claws at European GE regulations

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - January 14, 2008 at 18:48

    France extends GE ban, Canada tells Europe to reconsider.

     GMO parody action

    Last week, France announced it would extend its ban on GE corn.  Before Canadians had time to seal the envelopes on the congratulations cards streaming across the Atlantic, the Canadian delegat... Read more >

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