October 1, 2021

African Union Crafts Guidelines For GM Crops, Activists Raise Alarm

The African Union is developing guidelines for the use of genetically modified (GM) crops across the continent, officials say, amid criticism from campaigners that some policies favor big business and lack adequate public input.
May 28, 2021

Mexican Judge Rejects Industry Bid To Halt GMO Corn & Glyphosate Ban

A Mexican federal judge has ruled against a request by the country’s National Farm Council to freeze a government plan to ban genetically modified corn and a widely used herbicide, glyphosate, by 2024.
February 24, 2021

Mexico Pressing Ahead With Bans On GMO Corn & Glyphosate

Mexico is sticking to a plan to stop importing genetically modified corn and ban glyphosate, a widely used herbicide.
July 31, 2020

Cuba Green Lights GMO Crop Cultivation Amidst Severe Food Shortages

In the midst of a food crisis and shortages worsened by the coronavirus pandemic, Cuba has officially opened the door to GM crops as a “complement to conventional agriculture”.
July 24, 2020

Bayer Developing New Genetically Engineered Corn Designed To Work With FIVE Herbicides

Despite lawsuits and regulations, Bayer is developing new genetically engineered corn designed to work with five herbicides, including glyphosate and dicamba.
May 29, 2020

Major Change To U.S. Biotech Regulations Will Exempt Some GM Crops From Government Oversight

A major change to the regulation of biotech in the United States will exempt some GM crops from government oversight.
October 27, 2018

Judge Upholds Monsanto Weed Killer Verdict But Slashes Damages Payable To Terminal Cancer Patient

NEWS A Californian judge has upheld a jury verdict that found Monsanto liable for not warning a groundskeeper that its weed killer Roundup might cause cancer. […]
October 22, 2018

Monsanto Cancer Case: Jurors Urge Judge Not To Overturn $289 Million Award

NEWS Jurors who awarded $289 million to Dewayne Johnson, a former school groundskeeper who is dying of cancer, are imploring a San Francisco judge to reconsider her […]