Danish pig farmer Ib Borup Pedersen believes that glyphosate damages pigs and that it should be banned, according to an article in Landbrugsavisen.dk, the main farming newspaper in Denmark.
A plague of herbicide-resistant weeds and a corresponding spike in herbicide use may not be the only black marks against Monsanto's blockbuster Roundup Ready crops, writes Tom Philpott.
Danish television has for the first time broadcast a programme showing the deformed piglets of the pig farmer Ib Pedersen: the number of deformities correlate with the amount of glyphosate residue in the feed.
Vermont could become the first state in the US to enact a GMO labelling law.
Rothamsted Research has been given approval for a field trial of GM plants that produce omega-3 oils.
Looming free trade deals between the US and Asia-Pacific countries and between the US and the EU would harm people while benefiting corporations – and put hard-won GMO regulations at risk.
Russia will not start certifying GM seeds for at least three more years due to delays in creating the necessary infrastructure, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told MPs.
The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) estimated that rejections of shipments containing Syngenta AG’s Agrisure Viptera corn resulted in losses of at least $1 billion.
In 2008 the Brazilian food safety agency began re-assessing the herbicide glyphosate for safety. It still hasn't finished. Now the Federal Public Prosecutor (MPF), impatient with the delay, has filed a lawsuit to make the agency speed up its work.
UK government ministers are trying to cover up secret briefings with GM companies hoping to push GMOs onto our dinner plates.