By: O. Kay Henderson
China, the world's top rice producer and consumer, has renewed biosafety certificates for its own genetically-modified (GMO) rice, but large-scale production may be years away.
Agrochemicals giant Syngenta is facing a growing number of lawsuits challenging its release of a genetically modified corn seed that China had not approved for import, with losses to farmers estimated to be at least $1 billion.
By: Larry Kershner
Syngenta Sued for $1 Billion Damages over China's Rejection of GM Corn as China Halts Its GM Rice and Corn Programmes
By: Dr. Mae-Wan Ho
By: Tiffany Stecker
HONOLULU (AP) — A Kauai County law requiring companies to disclose their use of pesticides and genetically modified crops is invalid, a federal judge ruled Monday.
United States Magistrate Judge Barry Kurren today ruled that Kaua‘i County Ordinance 960 is preempted by state law and therefore is unenforceable.
By: Nicole D'Alessandro
The battle to protect Hawaii’s Big Island from genetically engineered (GE) crops continues.