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GM Updates: Pulling Solutions out of Thin Air

The Dangers of Investing in the Promise of the Techno-Fix Lucy Sharratt For 20 years, the worldโ€™s biggest seed and pesticide companies have profited from selling genetically modified (GM, also called genetically engineered) seeds that are tied to their brand name herbicide formulations. In fact, almost 100% of the GM crops now grown in Canada… Keep Reading

2018/GMO Updates/Winter 2018

Setting Up a Spiral of GMO Contamination

Legalizing โ€œLow-Level Presenceโ€ of Unapproved GMOs Lucy Sharratt Contamination from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is a problem for some crop types. For example, most organic grain farmers in the Prairies stopped growing canola after GM contamination of seed became widespread, and Canadaโ€™s flax industry is still recovering from GM contamination that closed export markets. Rather… Keep Reading

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