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Argentinian Federal Prosecutor Requests Ban on GMO Crops over Glyphosate Fears

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on December 28, 2016 - 1:39pm

Argentinian Federal Prosecutor Fabián Canda has officially filed a request to the Federal Administrative Court of Buenos Aires to prohibit the sale of GMO seeds that are designed to be grown with glyphosate herbicides (Roundup Ready), due to the probable harm to human and environmental health being caused by the weedkiller.

Canada’s New Food Labels Won’t Include GMO Information

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on December 15, 2016 - 10:30am

The federal government is in the process of revamping Canada’s food labelling system, but the new labels won’t state whether a particular product contains genetically modified ingredients. On Dec. 1, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) kicked off its third phase of public consultations to gather the thoughts and concerns of Canadians in an effort to improve food labelling.

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