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August 29, 2014

Biotechnology in Mozambique - Mozambique is one step closer to planting its first genetically engineered field trails

U.S. Department of Agriculture grants extension of nonregulated status for soybean genetically engineered for resistance to lepidopteran insects

Belt insecticide from Bayer CropScience receives Canadian MRL approval for use on various fruit and vegetable crops

Vietnam - Government agencies agree on a proposed ban on the production of genetically-modified food (VietnamNet)

Food Standards Australia & New Zealand - A1097 – Food derived from herbicide-tolerant & insect-protected corn line MON87411

August 28, 2014

Sénégal - La certification phytosanitaire des semences au menu d’un atelier (APF)

USDA/APHIS - Availability of an environmental assessment for the field release of genetically engineered diamondback moths

USDA/APHIS - Monsanto Company; Availability of preliminary finding of no significant impact and preliminary decision for an extension of a determination of nonregulated status of soybean genetically engineered for resistance to lepidopteran insects

August 27, 2014

La aprobación de "Ley Monsanto" genera una ola de polémica en Guatemala (Radio Intereconomia)

Russia agrees to lift British seed potato import ban to help farmers (Voice of Russia)

Bangladesh's environmental risk assessment guidelines for GE crops finalized 

Marrone Bio Innovations announces registration of bioinsecticide Venerate in California - Multiple modes of action, MRL tolerance exemption, and favorable environmental profile combine to deliver a powerful new tool for fruit, nut, vine and vegetable growers

Zimbabwe - Government tightens controls on GMO imports (AllAfrica)

August 26, 2014

U.S. court overturns law limiting biotech crops on Hawaiian island (Reuters)

August 25, 2014

Australian OGTR - DIR 131 - Limited and controlled release of safflower genetically modified for high oleic acid composition – CSIRO

New Zealand - Amendment to IHS 155.02.05: Importation of Seeds for Sowing

August 22, 2014

Arkansas Plant Board's Seed Committee considers request to scale back testing of rice for certain transgenic varieties (Stuttgart Daily Leader)

Guatemala - Todas las semillas  que el Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología Agrícola ha mejorado a lo largo de 41 años de investigación no están patentadas en favor de nadie (Pensa Libre)

Genetically modified corn approved, farmers still wait for permission to plant (VietnamNet)

August 21, 2014

American Soybean Association urges action on pending biotech approvals in letters to the U.S. Trade Representative and the European Commission

China pulls the plug on genetically modified rice and corn (Science)

Monsanto expects 2014 U.S. approval for new soybean seeds - Companys says it expects to begin selling seeds resistant to broader range of herbicides in 2016 (The Wall Street Journal)

Russian government approves fines for improper GMO labeling (RT)

New Zealand - Amendment to IHS 155.02.05: Importation of Seed for Sowing

New Zealand - Amendment to IHS 155.02.06: Importation of Nursery Stock

August 20, 2014

Brasil, CTNBio - Accesse a pauta da 175ª Reunião Ordinária, de 4 de setembro de 2014

Tasmania to remain free of GMO for at least five more years (The Daily Telegraph)

Mahyco pins hopes on new Government to speed up regulatory approvals (The Hindu Business Line)

GM foods in limbo in China as safety certificates expire (South China Morning Post)

August 18, 2014

Encontro de Produtores de Sementes reúne público recorde em Santana do Livramento

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