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Independent Science Panel Report On GM In Food (tags)
8.98 million farmers adopted sustainable agriculture practices on 28.92 million hectares in Asia, Latin America and Africa; reliable data from 89 projects show higher productivity and yields: 50-100% increase in yield for rainfed crops, and 5-10% for irrigated crops; top successes include Burkina Faso, which turned a cereal deficit of 644 kg per year to an annual surplus of 153 kg, Ethiopia, where 12 500 households enjoyed 60% increase in crop yields, and Honduras and Guatemala, where 45 000 families increased yields from 400-600 kg/ha to 2,000-2,500 kg/ha.
Politics, Profits Increasing Risks of Biotech Foods (tags)
"I have questions about whether the scientific community has prepared for this era" of genetically modified crops, he told the conference, sponsored by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Chinese government has unveiled new regulations for genetically modified foods (tags)
AND WE CRITICIZE CHINA! In an attempt to boost its food production, the Chinese government has unveiled new regulations for genetically modified foods, hoping that the rules will encourage cultivation of more GM crops. The rules require that certain genetically modified foods must be "properly labeled before they are allowed to be sold on the open market."