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Thibault Rehn, Vigilance OGM email: contact@vigilanceogm.org
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tel: 902 209 4906
email: coordinator@cban.ca

Press Releases

First Canadian Case of Insect Resistance to Genetically Engineered Corn Discovered

June 10, 2019. In Nova Scotia, corn farmers are observing that the European corn borer, an insect pest, has developed resistance to the genetically engineered (genetically modified or GM) trait designed to kill it. This is the first report in the world of the European corn borer developing resistance to a genetically engineered trait used to confer insect resistance. It is also the first report in Canada of any insect pest developing resistance to a genetically engineered trait.

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Groups Urge Canada to Reject New U.S. Example of GM Food Labelling

December 21, 2018. Canadian public interest and environmental groups are expressing concerns about inadequate and confusing new U.S. government rules to label some genetically modified (GM, genetically engineered) foods, and are calling on the federal government to reject this new U.S. example and adopt full, transparent mandatory labelling instead.

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USA Approves Bayer-Monsanto Mega-Merger

Canada could be next   April 10, 2018. On Monday April 9, the Wall Street Journal reported that the United States Department of Justice has agreed to allow a merger between seed and pesticide companies Bayer and Monsanto, creating the largest seed and pesticide...

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