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Too few farms and these too large

By Evaggelos Vallianatos, 12 July 2012 Walter Goldschmidt, 1913-2010, was an anthropologist who worked for the US Department of Agriculture. In the early 1940s, he brought to light the undoing of rural America by large farmers and warned USDA officials that large farmers were destabilizing rural communities in the Central Valley of California.1 […]

Revealed: Rothamsted scientist’s role in destruction of key GM research

GM-Free Cymru, 20 May 2012 It has been revealed that Professor John Pickett, the team leader behind Rothamsted's controversial GM wheat trial, was one of the leading players in the destruction of a GM safety experiment more than 13 years ago. He did not need to pull up a GM crop. […]

Lethal effects of genetically modified Bt Toxin confirmed on young ladybird larvae

ScienceDaily, 27 Feb 2012. Swiss researchers of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich confirm earlier findings that the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) toxin Cry1Ab produced for pesticidal purposes by genetically modified (GM) Bt maize increases mortality in the young ladybird larvae (Adalia bipunctata L., two-spotted ladybird) in laboratory tests. […]

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