Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides 4 July 2018

4 July 2018 — Sustainable Pulse

Editors’ picks

Loophole Could Exempt Over 10,000 GMO Foods from GMO Labeling Law 

Loopholes proposed by the Trump administration could exempt over 10,000 – or one out of six – genetically modified foods from a new GMO disclosure law, according to an EWG analysis. The draft rule may exempt foods produced with GMOs if the food products contain highly refined GMO sugars and oils. There is a high rate of […] The post Loophole Could Exempt Over 10,000 GMO Foods from GMO Labeling Law appeared first on Sustainable Pulse.

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Dark Forces Attempt to Weaken GMO Risk Assessment in UN Biodiversity Convention 

Documents released to Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) by the Dutch Ministry of Health reveal an industry-aligned collaboration between biotech corporations, researchers and regulators, that seeks to weaken UN biosafety discussions on risk assessment of GMOs and new genetic engineering techniques like Synthetic Biology. With a new round of UN talks on the issue taking place […] The post Dark Forces Attempt to Weaken GMO Risk Assessment in UN Biodiversity Convention appeared first …

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Sustainable Pulse Interview: Carey Gillam on ‘Whitewash’ Her Stunning Book on the Story of Glyphosate 

Sustainable Pulse are excited to interview Carey Gillam, the author of the stunning new book Whitewash, which unveils the truth about the world’s most used herbicide – glyphosate. What influenced you in your time at Reuters to start uncovering the dirty secrets of the food and chemical industries?   It actually was simply a process of […] The post Sustainable Pulse Interview: Carey Gillam on ‘Whitewash’
 

First Trial Over Roundup Cancer Claims Begins in San Francisco 

Dewayne “Lee” Johnson has led what many might call an unremarkable life. The 46-year-old father and husband spent several years working as a school groundskeeper and spending free time teaching his two young sons to play football. But this week he takes center stage in a global debate over the safety of one of the […] The post First Trial Over Roundup Cancer Claims Begins in San Francisco appeared first on Sustainable Pulse.
 

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