A landmark court case announced today over genetically modified (GM) crop contamination will put the rights of Australian consumers to choose their food on trial, says Greenpeace.
West Australian wheat farmer Steve Marsh is launching legal action against his neighbour for allegedly contaminating his organic property with genetically modified (GM) crops.
Posted in Biotechnology, Environment, Genetically Engineered Food, Land Rights, Peasants, Farmers, Ranchers
Tagged Australia, biotech, genetic contamination, genetically modified organisms, GM Foods, gm wheat, steve marsh
By GM Watch
What’s happening with the FDA’s GM salmon approval is very disturbing, not least because this is an issue that has global implications, so it should not just be a US decision. It clearly involves the cross-border movement of Living Modified Organisms, as the following press release makes clear. AquaBounty, the company producing the GM salmon, has submitted an Environmental Assessment to the FDA that relies on the scenario of producing eggs in Canada and shipping them to Panama for growing and processing, before shipping the processed fish to the US.
Posted in Aquaculture, Biotechnology, Genetically Engineered Food
Tagged canada gm fish, cartagena protocol biosafety, cban, genetically modified organisms, gm salmon, gm watch, gmo, panama gm fish, US gm fish