Britain’s Fertility Regulator has Approved 3-Parent GMO Babies

The UK’s fertility regulator says fertility clinics can apply to start using techniques to create embryos from 3 parents.


Genetically Modified Mustard Steps Closer to Approval in India

An assessment by India’s Environment Ministry shows thatGM mustard is nutritionally equal to standard mustard and poses no health or environmental threats.


Monsanto Pushes for Bt Cotton in Kenya with Dismal Track Record Elsewhere

Monsanto’s Kenya Ltd., a subsidiary of the larger company, is trying to push another GM Bt cotton strain into Africa, even with its poor track record elsewhere.


Genetically Modified Mustard? Biotech Makes more Questionable Claims

The biotech industry’s claims that non-genetically modified mustard seed is inferior are based on purposefully skewed research data.


Herbicide-Contamination Sparks Recall of 3100 Boxes of Organic Panty Liners

“Organyc” panty liners, made in Italy, have been recalled due to glyphosate traces. U.S.-made tampons and sanitary pads have had similar problems.


Rejected: Country in West Africa Refuses GMO Bt Cotton

The African country Burkina Faso has abandoned genetically modified Bt Cotton crops in order to phase out inferior quality GM crops for non-GM crops.


Pakistani Government Advises Farmers to Feed Livestock GM Crop Waste

The Pakistan government has advised farmers to feed livestock GM Bt cotton waste as a way to eradicate the pink bollworm pest, despite warnings.


Pakistan High Court Bans GM Crop Licenses for GMO Corn, Cotton

The Lahore High Court in Pakistan is banning the licensing for genetically-modified varieties of cotton or corn until better regulations are put in place.


GMO Bt Cotton Crop Failure Leads to Cotton Ban: Sorry Rockefellers

Following crop failure in seven different districts in Karnakata, Mahyco’s GMO Bt cotton hybrid MRC-7351 has been permanently banned.


Sorry Monsanto: Govt Admits GM Bt Cotton Crops Fail 40%

The government of Maharashtra, a state in western India, has acknowledged for the first time that Bt cotton is a failure that will likely reduce yields by 40%, from 3.5 to 2.2 million quintal. The region’s cotton farmers will face about Rs6,000 crore, over 1 billion USD. Accumulated losses are to be even more staggering: Rs 20,000 crore, or about 3.6 billion USD, due to rising cultivation costs.


Monsanto’s GMO Seeds Contributing to Farmer Suicides Every 30 Minutes

In what has been called the single largest wave of recorded suicides in human history, Indian farmers are now killing themselves in record numbers. It has been extensively reported, even in mainstream news, but nothing has been done about the issue. The cause? Monsanto’s cost-inflated and ineffective seeds have been driving farmers to suicide, and is considered to be one of the largest — if not the largest — cause of the quarter of a million farmer suicides over the past 16 years.