|Latvia, Greece win opt-out from Monsanto GM crop|
EurActiv - 8/28/2015. By Barbara Lewis, Reuters - Monsanto said it would abide by Latvia's and Greece's requests under a new EU opt-out law to be excluded from its application to grow a genetically modified (GM) crop across the European Union, but accused them of ignoring science.
|GM cotton: a false promise for Africa's farmers|
The Ecologist - 8/27/2015. By Arya Tajdin - The idea that GMO cotton offers hope to Africa's impoverished cotton farmers is facile and fraudulent, writes Arya Tajdin. In fact it only adds to their vulnerability. Their real problems lie in the structural oversupply of subsidized cotton on world markets, and the flood of 'kifua' - dead white man's clothing - that undermines the continent's textile industries.