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Soybean-Seed Lawsuits Pit Farmers against Biotechnology Companies, Columbia Daily Tribune (Missouri),Wednesday April 5, 2000
Germany releases ban on Bt corn, will allow field trials; circulated press release, April 2000.
Nescience, not science, from the Academy , Henry Miller, circulated email, April 2000.
Welsh Assembly approves GM seed: The calls for a GM ban have been defeated, Press Release, March 29, 2000.
Rice nations urged to prepare for PVP and IP, patenting and intellectual property and the new agriculture of rice, IRRI (International Rice Research Institue) Press Release, March 29, 2000.
DeCodeing the Clinton/Blair Announcement, RAFI comments on Clinton and Blair's support of the human genome project and patenting, RAFI Geno-Types, 26 March 2000.
Report on the First Meeting of the Codex Alimentarius Task Force on Foods Derived from Biotechnology, and on Related NGO Activities, Tokyo (Chiba), March 14-17 2000.
Insiders View of the BIODEV 2000 Conference, Alissa Ferranto worked the hotel lobby during the conference and came away with some very interesting insights on the corporate world of biotechnology and its priorities. Her email includes a listing of the topics covered at the conference, March 2000.
From the laboratory to the fields: Weapons in the fight against hunger, Opinion, The Kansas City Star, April 9, 2000.
Genetically Altered Crops -The Marketing Challenge Is Upon U.S. Farmers?, Presentation By Dan McGuire, American Corn Growers Association Workshop on Genetically Modified Crops, April 8, 2000.
Reforming the Patent System, Science, 287(5460): 1933-1934, March 17, 2000.
Germany holds up cultivation of GM maize..., Nature, 403: 821, February 24, 2000.
... amid calls for international biotech panel, Nature, 403: 821, February 24, 2000.
An activist amongst the robber barons, Bruce Silverglade of the Center for Science in the Public Interest managed to get himself invited to a day-long high-level seminar on "After Seattle: Restoring Momentum to the WTO," Progressive Review, April 7, 2000.
Federal Ministry of Health (BMG) ignores the scientific expertise of its own experts, Central Commission for Biological Safety, Germany, April 2000.
DuPont sues Monsanto in soybean, cotton seed disputes, Reuters, March 31, 2000.
Kellogg Company Share owner proposal, The Sisters of St. Joseph own several thousand shares of Kellogg stock and are presenting a GMO-free Intitiative to the stockholders, Kellogg Company 1999 Annual Report.
USDA regulation of field trials of recombinant-DNA-modified plants: reforms leave severe flaws, Trends in Biotechnology, October 1997, pp 387-89.
Smith releases report on genetically modified plants, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Subcommittee on Basic Research, Reference No.: 3181, April 13, 2000.
Foundation E.A.R.T.H. drives first farmer-based campaign dedicated to advancement of biotechnology, Press Release, April 12, 2000.
Commissioner Wallstrom welcomes EP endorsement of stricter and more transparent EU rules for GMOs, European Commission Press Release, April 12, 2000.
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