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GE Staple Crops

Background | 16 June, 2005 at 17:38

Monsanto and other GE companies, such as Syngenta and Bayer, are creating crops that not do not - as they would have us believe - improve on nature. GE is a largely untested technology that breaks natural barriers by mixing genes across species -...

Environmental and health concerns of genetically engineered (GE) crops in animal feed

Publication | 15 September, 2005 at 0:00

There are many social and environmental issues surrounding animal feed. For example, the huge expansion of (genetically engineered) soy monoculture in Argentina has resulted in a sharp decline of traditional food crops such as maize and wheat and...

GM and Dairy Cow Feed: Steps to a GM-free Future for the UK Dairy Industry

Publication | 13 May, 2004 at 0:00

GM and Dairy Cow Feed: Steps to a GM-free Future for the UK Dairy Industry illustrates how the UK dairy industry can be both GE-free and independent of imports in the future by growing protein-rich crops such as lupins for cattle feed.

GE crops in animal feed

Background | 11 October, 2005 at 11:06

Forget the GE industry spin about GMOs solving world hunger. Current GE crops are grown to sell pesticides and are used to feed pigs, chickens and cows in the rich part of the world.

Major Brazilian food producer goes GE-free

Feature story | 13 September, 2002 at 0:00

There have been no farm animal revolts yet, but one of Brazil’s top food producers and meat exporters is not taking any chances. Perdigão will eliminate genetically engineered ingredients from all its food products, including meat, and is taking...

Seed contamination

Background | 29 October, 2004 at 15:58

Proposed amendments to European Union (EU) Seed Directives specify allowable limits for GMO (genetically modified organism) contamination of seeds. However, Greenpeace asserts that any detectable GMO contamination presents an unacceptable risk to...

Activists demonstrate against genetically

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 1:00

Activists demonstrate against genetically altered Starlink corn that was accidentally fed to animals.

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