Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides – Editors’ picks 18 July 2018

18 July 2018 — Sustainable Pulse

CRISPR Could Be Causing Extensive Mutations And Genetic Damage After All

CRISPR has been heralded as one of the most important breakthroughs in modern science, but there could be a hidden and potentially dangerous side effect to the wonders of its genetic editing technology, a new study reveals. Source: www.sciencealert.com/ A systematic investigation of CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing in mouse and human cells has discovered that the technique appears to frequently […] The post CRISPR Could Be Causing Extensive Mutations And Genetic Damage After All appeared …

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Secret Documents Expose Monsanto’s War on Cancer Scientists

DeWayne Johnson, a 46-year-old father dying of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, became the first person to face Monsanto in trial this week over allegations the company hid evidence about the cancer-causing dangers of its Roundup weedkiller. Source:  https://usrtk.org/  By Stacy Malkan Johnson is the first of some 4,000 people suing Monsanto in state and federal courts claiming their cancers were caused by […] The post Secret Documents Expose Monsanto’s War on Cancer Scientists appeared first on …

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Government Approves Ban on the Cultivation of GMOs in Ireland

The Cabinet has agreed to enable Ireland to prohibit or restrict the cultivation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in Ireland. Source: www.independent.ie/ The Government approved the transposition of an EU Directive, which will enable Ireland to opt out of cultivation of GMO crops approved for cultivation elsewhere in the EU. This will happen on a much wider […] The post Government Approves Ban on the Cultivation of GMOs in Ireland appeared first on Sustainable Pulse.

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Monsanto Drags IARC Into the Depths of Its Disinformation Campaign on Glyphosate

Industry lobbyists have learned that a tried and true way to delay or block unwanted policy proposals is to attack the science supporting those policies and the integrity of the institutions that have conducted the science. We’ve seen this time and time again as plays in the disinformation playbook. Source: blog.ucsusa.org/ One of these examples is continuing […] The post Monsanto Drags IARC Into the Depths of Its Disinformation Campaign on Glyphosate appeared first on Sustainable Pulse.

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