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Steve Marsh to appeal GM canola contamination case

Steve Marsh is a Western Australian farmer who sued his neighbour Michael Baxter for ‘reckless’ harvesting of GM (genetically modified, genetically engineered) canola (oilseed rape, rapeseed, Brassica napus). Some GM canola seeds ended up on Mr Marsh’s land. Mr Marsh … Continue reading

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Contamination Matters – Why GM crops can’t be managed at a national level

Rob White at GM Freeze in Manchester, England, tells us that GM (genetically modified, genetically engineered) crops can’t be managed at a national level. As you know I’m quite discouraged about this biotech. Is the GM crops war over? I’m … Continue reading

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Western Australia Supreme Court Declares: “Coexistence” With GMOs Is Impossible

Originally posted on Volatility:
> A judge writing for the supreme court of the state of Western Australia has issued a summary judgement against Steve Marsh, an organic farmer whose certification was revoked when his land was trespassed upon and his…

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Australian organic farmer loses landmark GMO contamination case

Steve Marsh is a Western Australian farmer who sued his neighbour Michael Baxter for ‘reckless’ harvesting of GM (genetically modified, genetically engineered) canola (oilseed rape, rapeseed, Brassica napus). Some GM canola seeds ended up on Mr Marsh’s land. Mr Marsh … Continue reading

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Roundup Ready superweeds

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is a campaigning organisation based in the United States. UCS isn’t very impressed by genetically modified (GM, genetically engineered) crops. Here’s a UCS film telling us that the chemical and biotech giant Monsanto has … Continue reading

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Australian crops with or without genetic modification

Steve Marsh is a Western Australian farmer who sued his neighbour Michael Baxter for ‘reckless’ harvesting of GM (genetically modified, genetically engineered) canola (oilseed rape, rapeseed, Brassica napus). Some GM canola seeds ended up on Mr Marsh’s land. Mr Marsh … Continue reading

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GM canola trial verdict still unknown

Steve Marsh is a Western Australian farmer who sued his neighbour for ‘reckless’ harvesting of GM (genetically modified, genetically engineered) canola (oilseed rape, rapeseed, Brassica napus). The case has attracted attention around the world because it challenges the power of … Continue reading

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Amaranth

Some amaranths (Amaranthus spp.) are useful for people to eat or to feed to animals. Some are weeds. It’s a huge genus including the purple amaranth (A. cruentus), the prince’s feather (A. hypochondriacus), the redroot pigweed (A. retroflexus) and the … Continue reading

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GM canola verdict will come soon

Steve Marsh is a Western Australian farmer who sued his neighbour for ‘reckless’ harvesting of GM (genetically modified, genetically engineered) canola (oilseed rape, rapeseed, Brassica napus). If Mr Marsh wins, the chemical and biotech giant Monsanto will seem less invincible … Continue reading

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Steve Marsh genetically modified canola court case transcripts to be made available online

Steve Marsh is the farmer I described yesterday, suing his neighbour for ‘reckless’ harvesting of GM (genetically modified, genetically engineered) oilseed rape (canola, rapeseed, Brassica napus). Today we learn that court transcripts will be available online. I’m grateful to GM … Continue reading

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