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2014-04-14 23:07:04

Five Maui County citizens, with the support of over 11,000 registered voters, made history submitting the first ever Maui County citizen’s initiative with enough petition signatures to potentially get a proposal on the November election ballot. The SHAKA Movement is helping promote the citizen's proposed temporary moratorium on all open air experimentation of GE crops and associated mixed pesticides in Maui County until the Biotech companies deliver a detailed, county administered...

2014-04-07 23:04:16

Some scientists believe that this case of finding high levels of glyphosate in breast milk could be a re-run of the polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) scandal of the 1970s (1), which ended in the toxic chemical compound's production being banned by the U.S. Congress in 1979. The initial testing results reveal the build-up of glyphosate herbicide in Mothers' bodies with levels of glyphosate in breast milk found to be much higher than levels in urine, leading to the potential for...

2014-04-03 12:32:21

DUBLIN, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Marketshttp://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/93mhht/seeds_market_by) has announced the addition of the "Seeds Market by Type, Seed Trait & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast To 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/93mhht/seeds_market_by ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The seed market is primarily driven by the consumption of seeds...

2014-03-25 23:04:42

This report estimates the market size of the global, North and Latin American crop protection chemicals market both in terms of active ingredient volume as well as revenue. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/north-and-latin-america-crop-protection-chemicals-market-1132.html (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The report, "North American Crop Protection Chemicals Market & Latin American Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides...

2014-03-19 08:30:09

GMO Answers seeks to open new dialogue on GMOs and how our food is grown WASHINGTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The results of a new national survey, commissioned by GMO Answers and the Council for Biotechnology Information, identify the leading questions consumers have about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and how our food is grown. The survey was conducted in order to identify, for the first time, the top 10 questions consumers have about GMOs and to open up...

2014-03-12 08:33:49

Tailored, Whole-Farm Encirca(SM) Services Differentiated in Marketplace NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont leader Paul E. Schickler outlined growth drivers for the seed business today at the Eighteenth Annual Goldman Sachs Agribusiness Conference - highlighting opportunities in key global agricultural markets and the recent launch of the Encirca(SM) services platform for U.S. growers. "With an expected increase in population, urbanization and a rapidly emerging...

2014-03-04 08:25:13

DUBLIN, Mar. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3x928m/oilseed_and_grain ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Oilseed & Grain Seed Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The oilseed and grain seed market is considered to be the fastest growing crop segments of the agriculture market, due to the growing demand for food with...

2014-03-04 08:23:55

DUBLIN, Mar. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cllvs5/glyphosate_market ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Glyphosate Market for Genetically Modified and Conventional Crops - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The global glyphosate market is expected to be driven by rising adoption of glyphosate tolerant GM crops and increasing...

2014-03-03 23:02:15

Market Publishers Ltd announces that in-demand BAC Reports studies on the agrochemicals and pesticides markets in different countries have been added to its catalogue. London, UK (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd announces that in-demand BAC Reports studies on the agrochemicals and pesticides markets in different countries have been added to its catalogue. Agrochemicals and Pesticides Market in Argentina: Business Report 2014. From 2006 to 2012, the Argentinean agrochemicals...

2014-02-13 00:20:58

Inaugural plantings of biotech drought-tolerant maize in U.S.; further developments in drought-tolerance technology across the world BEIJING, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) today released a report which indicates more than 18 million farmers in 27 countries planted biotech crops in 2013, reflecting a five million, or three percent, increase in global biotech crop hectarage. 2013 also marks the first-ever...


Latest Monsanto Reference Libraries

Flavr Savr
2013-10-03 09:43:32

Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...

Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

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