Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides 2 December 2022

Friday, 2 December 2022 — Sustainable Pulse

Editors’ picks

New Figures Show Massive Decrease in Planting of GM Crops in European Union 

Figures for the area under MON810, the only transgenic GMO crop authorized for cultivation in the European Union, have just been published. And it’s a downward spiral: a third less than last year. In Spain and Portugal the transgenic area has fallen below 100,000 hectares for both countries combined, Inf’OGM reported. Source: Inf’OGM In 2016, […]

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US Appeals Court Orders EPA to Protect Endangered Species from Toxic Insecticide Cyantraniliprole 

A U.S. federal appeals court ordered the Environmental Protection Agency last week to fulfill its long-delayed mandatory duties to protect endangered species from the highly toxic insecticide cyantraniliprole. The ruling requires the agency to put protective measures in place by September 2023 and submit status reports every 60 days. “We’re pleased the court ordered the […]
In a new revelation reported by GMWatch this week, it has been found that a rat feeding study published in 2008 found that GM soy harms the pancreas, confirming earlier findings in mice. Source: GMWatch By Claire Robinson In 2002 and 2003 the Italian scientist Manuela Malatesta published two groundbreaking studies showing damage to the pancreas of mice fed […]

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Glyphosate Residue Free Certification Market Reaches USD 800 Million as Consumers Demand Transparency 

As more health-conscious consumers seek to avoid toxic chemicals and pesticides in their foods, The Detox Project reported the “Glyphosate Residue Free” (GRF) certification market grew more than 20% in the past year to nearly $800 million, with a growing number of companies seeing the value of displaying the certification seal on their products. Third-party, independent data from leading […]

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