Originally published: Nation of Change
The Brazilian Ministry of Agrarian Development (MDA) has just published an important new online book in English: “Transgenic crops hazards and uncertainties: More than 750 studies disregarded by the GMOs regulatory bodies”. It examines research showing hazards to human and animal health, as well as risks to the environment, and agronomic or socioeconomic problems.
A hard-hitting critique of the European Food Safety Authority’s risk assessment of Monsanto’s stacked trait GM soybeans, which are marketed under the brand name Intacta, has been published in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Sciences Europe (see abstract below).
The corn earworm pest is showing increasing resistance to the insecticidal toxins engineered into GM Bt corn, according to a new study published in PLOS One.
A new study finds that transgenic cotton genetically modified to express a Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) insect toxin inhibits the development of the beneficial soil organism
October 27, 2011 –