In recent months, there have been a number of announcements related to genetically modified crops. So, what actions are being taken in Canada and internationally to expand the debate about GM crops?
From a farmer's perspective, it is increasingly evident that neonicotinoids are being used in unacceptable ways. From an environmental perspective, the evidence of harm is overwhelming.
Agriculture in Canada is heading down a dangerous path, promoted by Health Canada's willingness to continue to approve the use of neonicotinoids despite the harm done by these chemicals.
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Over 2,000 people marched in Toronto on Saturday to push for a ban on genetically modified food until we learn more about the long-term health and environmental effects.
A potentially serious obstacle to completing the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union has received limited attention: genetically modified (GM) crops.
The specter of genetically modified organisms has loomed large in Europe and North America and is now being faced in Africa.
Food activists question Oxfam America's stance that "transgenic crops offer enormous possibilities." Anuradha Mittal of the Oakland Institute was one of the signatories of an open letter to Oxfam.
Twenty-eight countries have now been affected by contamination from genetically modified flax in Canadian exports since contamination was first reported on Sept. 8.