Out of 579 published studies on GM crops that were analysed by researchers affiliated to France's National Institute for Agricultural Research, about 40% showed conflict of interest.
France is taking another big step towards being more environmentally conscious by implementing a controversial new law that will ban plastic cutlery, plates and cups.
By: Lorraine Chow
A Monsanto research centre in western France suffered heavy fire damage in a suspected arson attack early Wednesday morning, the official in charge of the site said.
The official, Jakob Witten, said police investigators "strongly suspect it was a crime as no electrical or other sources were found."
By: Joanna Fantozzi
Russia and France have both announced bans on GMOs, becoming the latest nations to join a growing list of countries worldwide that have outlawed genetically modified foods.
France is to use a new European opt-out scheme to ensure a ban on the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the country
A French court upheld on Thursday a 2012 ruling in which Monsanto was found guilty of chemical poisoning of a French farmer, who says he suffered neurological problems after inhaling the U.S. company's Lasso weedkiller.
By: Sybille de La Hamaide
French Environment and Energy Minister Segolene Royal has asked garden shops to stop over-the-counter sales of Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller as part of a wider fight against pesticides seen as potentially harmful to humans.