Category: GMO


MOFGA has been closely monitoring the issue of compliance with the 2001 Maine genetic contamination legislation, “An Act to Protect Against Contamination of Crops and Wild Plant Populations by Genetically Engineered Plants.” We’ve concluded that Monsanto’s “compliance” with this legislation in “instructions” misses the mark by a long shot. Following is the text of a

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GE News

Perspectives on Genetic Engineering Engineered Genes in Human Gut Biopharm Crops Will Contaminate Food Supply Illegal Genetically Engineered Starlink Corn Contaminates Food Aid U.S. Media Opinion Pages Present Biased View of Biotech What’s Out There? Genetic Contamination Spreads Commoner Contradicts Simplistic Genetics Perspectives on Genetic Engineering “Genetically engineered crops were created not because they are

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GE Trees

“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.” – Mahatma Gandhi Corporations stealthily introduced genetically engineered (GE) foods into agriculture and supermarkets in the past decade, and consumers rebelled. Less publicized, however, are GE trees, which are

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Biotech Forum

“Biotechnology: Bane or Boon?” was the topic of the day-long forum hosted by the Maine Department of Agriculture and its Board of Pesticides Control (BPC) in Bangor on November 14, 2002, and attended by over 150 people. As promised, Maine’s Agriculture Commissioner Bob Spear served up a menu of federal regulators, a scientist, and a

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