CONTAMINATED RICE TRIGGERS SAFETY FEARS
- Liberty Link rice raises specter of tightened regulations. Vermij, Peter // Nature Biotechnology;Nov2006, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p1301
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that LLRICE601 had been found in rice export storage bins as far back as January 2006. LLRICE601 is an unapproved genetically modified rice variant developed by Bayer CropScience that can tolerate glufosinate. The discovery of...
- Brazil bans Bayer. Laursen, Lucas // Nature Biotechnology;Sep2010, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p883
The article reports on the decision of a Brazilian judge to prohibit Bayer Cropscience from marketing Liberty Link genetically modified (GM) corn resistant to Ignite and Liberty herbicides in July 2010.
- Erratum to: A 90-day safety study of genetically modified rice expressing rhIGF-1 protein in C57BL/6J mice. Tang, Maoxue; Xie, Tingting; Cheng, Wenke; Qian, Lili; Yang, Shulin; Yang, Daichang; Cui, Wentao; Li, Kui // Transgenic Research;Aug2012, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p927
A correction to the article "A 90-day safety study of genetically modified rice expressing rhIGF-1 protein in C57BL/6J mice," that was published in the July 3, 2012 issue is presented.
- GE RICE NOT NICE. // Herizons;Spring2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p11
The article discusses the report of Greenpeace International regarding the contamination of genetically modified rice with food staple in the U.S. It reveals that thousands of farmers, wholesalers and retailers suffered from export losses that totaled to $254 million due to the contamination. It...
- GM wheat - right response. // Crops;5/22/2004, p5
News last week regarding pulling out of genetically modified (GM) wheat by Monsanto Co. is being hailed as a victory by environmentalists. But a similar decision by Bayer CropScience AG, is more about business sense than environmental concern. The PR battle which has so patently been lost with...
- Calif. rice seed GMO-free. Cline, Harry // Western Farm Press;9/16/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 18, p16
The article reports on the DNA test results from BioDiagnostics Inc. proving that there was no genetically engineered rice in Arkansas. The Department of Agriculture and Bayer CropScience Ltd. had once declared that the state has genetically modified rice or the GMO rice. Biggs station director...
- Protestors trash Bayer show stand. // Farmers Weekly;9/5/2003, Vol. 139 Issue 10, p6
Reports on the decision of campaigners against genetically-modified (GM) crops to launch an attack against biotechnology company Bayer CropScience at the British Potato 2003 event in Great Britain. Claims of anti-GM protesters against Bayer.
- Australia Okays its First GM Crop. Forster, Christine // Chemical Week;7/30/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 27, p14
Reports on the decision of Sue Meek, Australia's federal gene technology regulator, to approve the commercial planting of a genetically modified (GM) food crop. Information on the license issued by the regulator to Bayer CropScience; Comprehensive consideration of the Australian Pesticides &...
- UK Allows Cultivation of GM Crops. // Chemical Market Reporter;3/15/2004, Vol. 265 Issue 11, p6
Reports on the increase in chances of genetically modified (GM) crops being growth throughout the European Union with the British government's decision to allow in principle the cultivation of a GM corn or maize. Obstacles that need to be overcome before the GM herbicide-tolerant corn,...