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February 27, 2015

Canada - Landmark legislation Bill C-18 receives Royal Assent in Parliament - Plant Breeders’ Rights amendments keep Canada competitive and innovative

United Kingdom - Parliamentary report identifies major flaws in EU regulation of GM crops 

European anti-GM regulations preventing 'beneficial crops' being grown in the United Kiongdom (Farming UK)

GMO directive is 'a game changer' for EU consumers (The Parliamanet Magazine)

February 26, 2015

United Kingdom should be given power to regulate GM crops, MPs say (The Guardian)

EU regulation on GM Organisms not 'fit for purpose'

The Missing Link: Farmers' Class Action Against Syngenta May Answer Legal Questions Left After the StarLink and LibertyLink Litigation

February 25, 2015

Canada - Commissioner of plant breeders’ rights says UPOV ’91 will benefit farmers: enhanced intellectual property protection will bring more investment, better varieties, and greater choice (Alberta Farmer)

February 24, 2015

Boosting cotton production: why Nigeria needs biosafety law (Vanguard)

February 23, 2015

Deutschland - Regelung von Genpflanzen-Verbot kontrovers diskutiert (Proplanta)

Neue Gentechnik-Pflanzen: Nadelöhr Zulassungen

France - L'agriculture et l'alimentation ont besoin d'un droit d'auteur sur les nouvelles variétés de semences créées 

José Pío Beltrán, Profesor de Investigación, Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas (IBMCP-CSIC), Presidente de la European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO): “Es absurdo que la UE se niegue a cultivar transgénicos para luego importarlos” 

Syngenta corn case draws comparison to Riceland lawsuit (Arkansas Business)

February 19, 2015

Seis preguntas sobre la nueva directiva de transgénicos de la Unión Europea

India - The bitter harvest of the Bt brinjal moratorium (The Financial Express)

February 11, 2015

Asociaciones europeas piden que se elimine el bloqueo de las autorizaciones de OMGs para importación 

February 7, 2015

Canada’s plant breeder’s rights legislation - Bill C-18 will take from farmers’ pockets (The Western Producer)

February 6, 2015

Joint statement FEFAC, FEDIOL and COCERAL - EU missing GM import authorizations: a ticking bomb - EU needs to unlock the GM authorizations system for imports to safeguard vital food and feed supply and preserve competitiveness of the EU livestock sector

February 5, 2015

La ex asesora científica de la CE critica las campañas ideológicas de los lobbies anti-transgénicos europeos (Fundacion Antama)

February 4, 2015

Italia - Un agricoltore nel labirinto Ogm (La Stampa)

February 3, 2015

China’s rules smother GMOs, researcher says (The Wall Street Journal China)

February 2, 2015

Drohen weitere Einschränkungen bei den Beizen?

January 30, 2015

IP in Ag Innovation Series: One innovation? Billions in benefits

Unión de Uniones reclama distinguir entre usos agrarios y comerciales en la protección a las semillas y obtenciones vegetales para que la Reforma del Código Penal no criminalice a los agricultores (Agronews Castilla y León)

January 29, 2015

Europe's food fight shifts after GM crop vote (Thomson Reuters Foundation)

Europe has just taken a big step backwards: the FORBIDDEN products that we don’t plant, but do import and EAT
Europa tocmai a facut „un pas inapoi”. Produsele INTERZISE pe care nu le cultivam, dar le importam si le MANCAM (Gandul)

January 23, 2015

Farmers discuss impacts of GMO tech, labeling (Iowa Farmer Today)

January 22, 2015

Spain's reaction to the recent European Union decision on biotechnology

January 21, 2015

Calls for innovation grow louder in the United Kingdom


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