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(Last updated 26 January 2005)

Genetically Modified Food - News

Company News : Pharmacia/Monsanto | Bayer/Aventis/AgrEvo | Syngenta/Zeneca/Novartis/Ciba | Dupont/Delta & PL/Pioneer | Huntingdon/LSR

18 January 2005 - U.S. Officials Accuse DuPont of Concealing Teflon Ingredient's Health Risk (Chicago Tribune)
9 August 2004 - Teflon trouble sticking to DuPont (NY Times)
20 February 2004 - Monsanto, Dow and Dupont dump more than $300k into smear campaign against measure H in Mendocino (LH)
21 December 2003 - Eyeless children championed by Observer win $7m test case (Observer, UK)
17 July 2003 - Italian court rejects company bid to save GM maize (Reuters)
12 July 2003 - Italian region orders GM maize fields destroyed (ABC News, Australia)
10 July 2003 - Italian seed contamination scandal highlights need for tighter European legislation (Greenpeace)
25 April 2003 - Pioneer pays fine in biotech corn mix-up; USDA begins new investigation (AP)
24 April 2003 - Pioneer biotech corn taints Hawaii crops - EPA (Reuters)
23 April 2003 - Bayer, Lilly, DuPont, Dow may face apartheid lawsuit in 2-3 months (AFX)
8 August 2002 - Italian court probes 10 seed companies over GMOs (Reuters)
25 March 2002 - DuPont and Honeywell Accused of Unnecessary Animal Cruelty (PCRM)
22 March 2002 - Du Pont ditches hybrid wheats (Farmers Weekly)
31 August 2001 - Terminator Takeover? - Will financial troubles put Delta & Pine Land Inc. on the auction block? (RAFI)
15 August 2001 - DuPont Fined $78.3 Over Fungicide Benlate (Reuters)
1 August 2000 - US DuPont settle environmental lawsuit over sulfuric acid emergency in Kentucky (US DoJ)
25 August 1999 - GM investors told to sell their shares (Guardian UK)
"It could become an "earnings nightmare" for Pioneer Hi-Bred (a company due to be taken over by the chemicals giant DuPont) and for Monsanto which is buying Delta & Pine, a stock, the bank says, not worth holding on to."
28 November 1998 - Dupont "Cheating Consciously, Deliberately" (Agribusiness Examiner)

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