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30 December 2004 - This
dictatorship of GM appeasers (Daily Mail, UK)
26 December 2004 - We ought to ban the splicing of drugs into food (The Register-Guard)
18 December 2004 - Carbon trading and GE trees rapped at UN conference (Vermont Guardian)
16 December 2004 - Group urges ban on crops for drug, industrial products (Sacramento Bee)
11 December 2004 - Groups claims BT corn has bad effects on health (The Freeman, Philippines)
10 December 2004 - Groups seeks to stop biopharming harvest (AP)
10 December 2004 - Professor's Long Fight for Tenure Not Over (Daily Cal)
29 November 2004 - Syngenta halts genetic engineering projects in Europe (Die Welt, Germany)
29 November 2004 - Campaigners dismiss 'safe GM' report (Guardian, UK)
23 November 2004 - New FDA policy to approve contamination of food supply (FoE)
23 November 2004 - GMOs release blocked at World Conservation Congress (Xinhuanet)
21 November 2004 - GM firms finally give up on planting in Britain (Independent, UK)
18 November 2004 - Last GM seeds pulled from list (FWi)
17 November 2004 - Agent Orange Victims Sue Monsanto (GNN)
16 November 2004 - Genetically Modified Wheat is Still a Market Risk (WORC)
3 November 2004 - No end to woes of Bt cotton farmers (The Hindu)
29 October 2004 - Tasmanian moratorium on GM crops extended (ABC News, Australia)
26 October 2004 - Nearly 1/4 Elevators Require GMO Corn Segregation (Dow Jones)
20 October 2004 - Africa Must Steer Clear of GM Crops (NV)
15 October 2004 - World Food Day: Iraqi farmers aren't celebrating (GRAIN)
15 October 2004 - Defending a Vanishing Moratorium: GMOs and the WTO (IUF)
14 October 2004 - GM protesters win three-year court battle (Highland News, UK)
4 October 2004 - Bourgogne GM fields decontaminated
4 October 2004 - Monsanto's wheat patent withdrawn in Europe (ANA)
2 October 2004 - Critics slam Vatican-US promotion of GM foods (The Tablet)
2 October 2004 - GM rice controversy boils over (Kerala News)
1 October 2004 - Iraq's new patent law: A declaration of war against farmers (GRAIN)
23 September 2004 - From corn wars to corn laws (The Economist)
22 September 2004 - 'Gene flow' underscores growing concern over biotech crops (AP)
21 September 2004 - Genes From Engineered Grass Spread for Miles, Study Finds (New York Times)
21 September 2004 - GM grass pollen has long reach (BBC News)
21 September 2004 - Thailand Says Nine Farms Contaminated By Genetically Modified Crops (VOA)
20 September 2004 - Europe halts Monsanto maize (FoE)
20 September 2004 - Fear of pharming (Scientific American)
20 September 2004 - Wind carries GM pollen record distances (New Scientist)
15 September 2004 - EU Urged to Reject GM Rice (FoE)
15 September 2004 - Thailand Halts GM Tests After Contamination Scandal (AFP)
14 September 2004 - Thai government admits GM contamination over papaya crops (AFP)
14 September 2004 - Clean-up operation likely for GM papaya (Bangkok Post)
14 September 2004 - Fury over GM maize move (Western Mail, UK)
3 September 2004 - German food distributor cancels order - Contamination from GMO papaya feared (Bangkok Post)
3 September 2004 - German firm cancels Thai fruit salad over GMO fears (AFP)
2 September 2004 - Concern at GM crops increases (Guardian, UK)
1 September 2004 - Worried consumers shun GM foods (BBC News)
1 September 2004 - Destruction of the only experimental crop of genetically modified coffee (AFP)
31 August 2004 - Thai cabinet overturns GMO approval (Reuters)
30 August 2004 - Protesting 'cattle' take store to task over GM milk (WMN, UK)
28 August 2004 - Watchdog wades into GMO row (The Nation, Thailand)
28 August 2004 - GM protest in Slovakia (The Grocer)
26 August 2004 - GM trade war delayed - Bush fails to win GM case before election (FoE)
17 August 2004 - Twelve Reasons for Africa to Reject GM Crops (GRAIN)
14 August 2004 - "Voluntary reapers" tear up a GM field in the Loiret, France
12 August 2004 - Green groups celebrate cotton crop win (ABC News, Australia)
12 August 2004 - Costing the Earth (BBC Radio 4)
10 August 2004 - Sierra Club evidence to US Department of Agriculture against the planting of Prodigene pharma corn (SC)
9 August 2004 - Teflon trouble sticking to DuPont (NY Times)
9 August 2004 - Bill to ban cloning ready for debate (NZ Herald)
6 August 2004 - Biotech Request Alarms Food Industry (Des Moines Register)
6 August 2004 - Biopharm Locations Must Be Made Public (Earthjustice)
4 August 2004 - Activists prompt GMO probe in Thailand (The Nation)
3 August 2004 - California - New County Bans GM Crops And Animals (OCA)
31 July 2004 - First GMO Free Zones Declared in Poland (ICPPC)
30 July 2004 - NGOs threaten to sue over GMO seeds (The Nation)
28 July 2004 - Secret SA potato trials anger anti-GM groups who query benefits to farmers (Cape Times, South Africa)
28 July 2004 - Potential dangers in modified foods seen by report (AP)
27 July 2004 - Lawsuit Threatens Genetic Drug Crops' Future In Hawaii (HC)
27 July 2004 - GE papaya scandal in Thailand (Greenpeace)
26 July 2004 - GM protest reignites in France (Guardian, UK)
25 July 2004 - Protesters destroy French GM crop (BBC News)
20 July 2004 - Dutch Activists Destroy Gen-Tech Potatoes (AP)
19 July 2004 - EU halts GM maize import (FoE)
17 July 2004 - GM protesters target supermarket (BBC News)
16 July 2004 - GMOs will not solve hunger, but will make it worse (Mozambique)
14 July 2004 - Bayer pays $66 million in price-fix case (Reuters)
13 July 2004 - Biotech investment busy going nowhere (ISIS)
13 July 2004 - New alliance forms to defend California campaigns to ban GE-crops (OCA)
12 July 2004 - Cows greet Sainsbury's shareholders (Indymedia)
10 July 2004 - GM cow protest at supermarket (BBC News)
9 July 2004 - Winegrowers declare war on genetically modified grapes (AP)
8 July 2004 - Understanding public resentment towards biotech (European Commission)
4 July 2004 - GM research collapses in UK as last big firm quits (Independent, UK)
2 July 2004 - Sainsburys blockaded nationally (UK)
2 July 2004 - Agricultural Biotechnology Possibly Facing an End (AFP)
1 July 2004 - Firm shuts British project on GM crops (Daily Telegraph, UK)
1 July 2004 - Green Party supports GM protesters (Green Party)
30 June 2004 - FoE joy as Bayer drops legal action (Guardian, UK)
30 June 2004 - Syngenta to move its labs to US (FT, UK)
29 June 2004 - "Bioterror" charges downgraded to "mail fraud" in stealth indictment
28 June 2004 - Monsanto GM Maize Not Authorised by EU Commission (FoE)
24 June 2004 - Protesters fell Finland's only GM tree study (Reuters)
23 June 2004 - Protesters Lambast FAO Over GMO Stand (New Vision, Kampala)
21 June 2004 - Zambia refuses GM foods (News24)
21 June 2004 - Greenpeace boards GM crop ship (Guardian, UK)
20 June 2004 - Activists board GM cargo ship (BBC News)
16 June 2004 - FAO declares war on farmers, not on hunger (GRAIN)
16 June 2004 - "New Europe" blocks US food import (FoE)
15 June 2004 - GM rape causes concern (FWi)
15 June 2004 - Biotechnology: Breeding hurdles and hype (Asia Times Online)
14 June 2004 - Test vote for "New Europe" - Unpublished study casts doubt on food safety (FoE)
14 June 2004 - NCGA: StarLink lawsuit moving closer to resolution (P&TCN)
13 June 2004 - So, who really won the Schmeiser Decision? (CropChoice News)
11 June 2004 - Backlash curbs GM investment (NZ Herald)
11 June 2004 - Mendocino's GMO vote sparks action (ENN)
10 June 2004 - No Difference Between Bt, Non-Bt Cotton Output (Financial Express, India)
10 June 2004 - For U.S. shoppers, a lack of labels limits choice on biotech products (Sacramento Bee)
8 June 2004 - Anti-GM views growing in US (NZ Herald)
8 June 2004 - GM Salmon Muscle In on Wild Fish When Food Is Scarce (Scientific American)
3 June 2004 - Bayer pulls out of GM canola trials (ABC News, Australia)
2 June 2004 - GM Trade War: Judges Meet in Secret (FoE)
2 June 2004 - Reclaim the Commons Teach-In Kicks-Off Seven Days of Action (RTC)
1 June 2004 - Sainsbury's cowed into non-GM milk (The Times, UK)
1 June 2004 - Greenpeace campaign sees Sainsbury's trial non-GM milk (Greenpeace)
27 May 2004 - International coalition of public interest groups intervenes in WTO GM dispute (GeneWatch)
27 May 2004 - Indonesia starts Monsanto inquiry (Wall Street Journal)
26 May 2004 - Monsanto Wins in Canada; Can It in India? (Gene Campaign)
26 May 2004 - Pharm Crop Products In US Market (ISIS)
26 May 2004 - Weed with Roundup immunity galloping across state (Chronicle-Tribune)
25 May 2004 - Hands off our food, say 48 million in global campaign (FoE)
25 May 2004 - Consumer resistance puts GM corn on hold (EurActiv)
25 May 2004 - Biotech is not the answer (USA Today)
21 May 2004 - For biotech foods, a dwindling appetite (New York Times)
20 May 2004 - San Francisco Bay Area Mobilizes to Shut Down Biotech Convention
20 May 2004 - Wheat, please, hold the biotech (Missouri Independent)
19 May 2004 - Genetically Modified Foods in Europe - Politicians say Yes, Public says No (FoE)
19 May 2004 - End to GM sweetcorn ban fails to sway stores (The Herald, UK)
17 May 2004 - Keep genetically engineered wheat out of South Africa (BW)
14 May 2004 - 'Pharmaceutical rice' is a no-grow (Sacramento Bee)
13 May 2004 - UK Dairy could ditch GE overnight 13 May 2004 - GM canola backs out of Australia (BBC News)
13 May 2004 - Monsanto abandons GM oil seed rape plans for Australia (FoE)
12 May 2004 - GE polluters must be held liable (GE Free NZ)
12 May 2004 - Biotechnology company to close GM canola program (ABC News, Australia)
12 May 2004 - Super Organics (Wired)
11 May 2004 - Monsanto drops plans for GM wheat (BBC News)
11 May 2004 - Monsanto abandons worldwide GM wheat project (Guardian, UK)
10 May 2004 - Firm Shelves Plans for GM Wheat Crop (PA News)
10 May 2004 - Monsanto drops genetically engineered wheat (Greenpeace)
10 May 2004 - Monsanto drops GM wheat (FoE)
9 May 2004 - Greenpeace blocks alleged GM shipment in Italy (Reuters)
9 May 2004 - GE soya intercepted in Italy (Greenpeace)
7 May 2004 - Secret German GM crop trials revealed (Guardian, UK)
7 May 2004 - Pro-GM lobby institute closes (NZ Herald)
6 May 2004 - MPs say ministers ignored GM fears (Guardian, UK)
4 May 2004 - Greenpeace defends Brazil's right to remain GM free (Greenpeace)
4 May 2004 - African groups criticise U.S. over GMO food aid (Reuters)
4 May 2004 - African groups accuse WFP and USAID of denying Africa's right to choose to reject GM food aid (ACB/ELA)
4 May 2004 - Troubled waters: fluorescent fish spark GM row (Independent, UK)
4 May 2004 - US author claims crop science unsound (Western Mail, UK)
30 April 2004 - Public should not be force fed GM crop not fit for animals (FoE)
29 April 2004 - Spain to Ban Syngenta Corn, EU'S Biggest Gene-Altered Crop (Bloomberg)
29 April 2004 - Meacher calls for GM inquiry (Farmers Weekly)
29 April 2004 - The dumping-ground : Africa and GM food aid (Open Democracy)
22 April 2004 - South West counties go GM free (FoE) All six county councils in the South West region 
have now passed policies opposing GM crops
21 April 2004 - Venezuela to Prohibit Transgenic Crops (venezuelanalysis.com)
20 April 2004 - Anti-GM campaign heightened (Greenpeace)
19 April 2004 - EU GM labelling rules come into force (just-food.com)
19 April 2004 - EU debate over GMOs approaches new peak (Environment Daily)
17 April 2004 - Argentina's bitter harvest (New Scientist)
17 April 2004 - Farmers Protest at US/Canada Border (GE Free Vermont)
16 April 2004 - Council backs blanket ban on GM produce (Scotsman)
16 April 2004 - Highland votes to be GM-free (The Herald, UK)
16 April 2004 - GMO ballot measure approved (AP) A ballot measure that would restrict biotech wheat
plantings in North Dakota is ready for circulation, 
Secretary of State Al Jaeger said.
15 April 2004 - Food firms reject GM ingredients as tougher GM food labels come into force (FoE)
15 April 2004 - Despairing GM firms halt crop trials (Guardian, UK)
15 April 2004 - Seed Giants Accused of Sabotage (East African Standard)
15 April 2004 - Nightmare of the GM weeds (Daily Mail, UK)
15 April 2004 - Highlands backing GM-free status (BBC News)
15 April 2004 - Australian GM status by States (www.non-gm-farmers.com)
11 April 2004 - California blocks GM rice (UPI)
10 April 2004 - Biotech Rice Plans Are Stalled (AP)
10 April 2004 - Modified rice won't be planted (SF Chronicle)
5 April 2004 - When it comes to food, it's better to contact your supermarket than your MP (Independent, UK)
5 April 2004 - Children of the organic revolution (Independent, UK)
4 April 2004 - GM will never be grown in Britain (Independent on Sunday, UK)
3 April 2004 - Cows stage GM milk protest (BBC News)
2 April 2004 - GM food crops get taken off the menu (The Australian)
1 April 2004 - Firm drops plan to grow GM maize (Guardian, UK)
1 April 2004 - Wheat Board snuffs GM canola trial (Daily Telegraph, Australia)
31 March 2004 - Bayer CropScience discontinues GM forage maize in the UK (Bayer CropScience)
31 March 2004 - Bayer deals blow to GM crops (BBC News) GM crop growing has been shelved for the 
'forseeable future', according to the government.
31 March 2004 - GM giant abandons bid to grow crops in Britain (Independent, UK)
31 March 2004 - Biotech Firm Scraps GM Maize Growing Plans (PA News)
31 March 2004 - GM Maize - major victory for grass-roots campaigners (GM Free Cymru)
30 March 2004 - Beckett is blamed as Bayer bins GM plan (Financial Times, UK)
27 March 2004 - Japanese group against biotech wheat (AP)
26 March 2004 - Victoria stops GM canola for 4 years (Reuters)
24 March 2004 - GM maize sunk by Welsh Assembly (GM Free Cymru)
24 March 2004 - Japanese consumers tell Canada to stop GM wheat (Reuters)
23 March 2004 - High visibility "Boycott Bayer" campaign launched by GM activists (Boycott Bayer)
23 March 2004 - New South Wales, Victoria should follow WA ban on GM crops (AD)
22 March 2004 - Europe urged to reject modified rice (FoE/CBG)
22 March 2004 - Western Australia to ban production of GM food crops (ABC News, Australia)
22 March 2004 - Justice Widens Monsanto Indonesian Probe (Reuters)
22 March 2004 - Councillor plans to halt GM maize (BBC News)
22 March-31 March - Devinder Sharma in Britain
20 March 2004 - Praise for Supermarkets' GE-free chicken (GE Free New Zealand)
19 March 2004 - Opposition growing to GE wheat, says Canadian wheat board (Reuters)
19 March 2004 - Angola moves to ban GM products (BBC News)
18 March 2004 - 1 million Japanese say no to GE wheat (CNW)
18 March 2004 - Expect GM crops to be trampled, ministers warned (The Herald, UK)
18 March 2004 - E-mail Lobby of Scottish Parliament
17 March 2004 - Councillor plans to halt GM maize (BBC News)
16 March 2004 - Monsanto raises idea of U.S.-only GMO wheat release (Reuters)
15 March 2004 - USDA World Survey Shows Reservations Over Biotech Wheat (CD)
14 March 2004 - Scotland's GM stance threatened (Sunday Herald, UK)
12 March 2004 - Trials farmer warns against GM (Farmers Weekly)
11 March 2004 - Californian county bans transgenic crops (Nature)
11 March 2004 - GM crop planting probe announced (BBC News)
10 March 2004 - Anti-GM movement vows to fight maize approval (Guardian, UK)
9 March 2004 - UK Government ignores science, parliament and public concerns about GM crops (GeneWatch UK)
9 March 2004 - Government ignores South West concerns over GM (GM Free South West)
9 March 2004 - Wales refuses GM agreement (BBC News)
8 March 2004 - Mendocino Sows Seeds of Dissent (San Francisco Chronicle)
8 March 2004 - US Contamination Shows Need to Re-establish Moratorium (GE Free NZ)
7 March 2004 - Revealed: Shocking new evidence of the dangers of GM crops (Independent, UK)
7 March 2004 - Scotland defies Blair and puts block on GM (Sunday Herald, UK)
6 March 2004 - MPs revolt against GM plans (Independent, UK)
5 March 2004 - Study could delay GM crops until 2010 (Guardian, UK)
5 March 2004 - An Open Letter to Tony Blair on the Commercial Growing of GM Crops in the UK (FYF)
5 March 2004 - MPs urge ban on GM maize pending further tests (Independent, UK)
5 March 2004 - Cabinet decision over GM maize provokes anger from environmental campaigners (Independent, UK)
5 March 2004 - MPs warn against 'irresponsible' GM decision (e-politix)
5 March 2004 - Prime Minister reaps fury over GM crops go-ahead (Daily Record)
5 March 2004 - Greens call for GM cropn rethink (BBC News)
5 March 2004 - US attempts to force feed GM to Europe (FoE)
4 March 2004 - Five Year Freeze renews commitment to a moratorium on GM (FYF)
4 March 2004 - Humboldt activists follow Mendocino example (Mercury News)
4 March 2004 - Green Gloves Pledge reaches 2821 (GG)
3 March 2004 - Victory! Mendocino County first county in nation to ban the growing of genetically altered crops and animals (LH)
3 March 2004 - Filipino islanders blame GM crop for mystery sickness (Guardian, UK)
3 March 2004 - Grassroots Victory Over Biotech Corporations: Mendocino County Bans GM Crops (Food First)
3 March 2004 - California County Bans Planting of Biotech Crops (Reuters)
3 March 2004 - UNEP Regional Office Urges Caution on Transgenics (IPS)
2 March 2004 - Extreme measures (Guardian, UK)
2 March 2004 - Scientists urge caution concerning genetically modified organisms (Ohio State University)
1 March 2004 - Keeping seeds safe (New York Times)
29 February 2004 - Cereal killer: GM giant culls top jobs in Europe (Independent on Sunday, UK)
29 February 2004 - GM crops roll-out is blighted as MPs prepare to challenge No 10 (Independent on Sunday, UK)
29 February 2004 - MPs to reject Government GM commercialisation plans (FoE)
27 February 2004 - Scientists suspect health threat from GM maize (Guardian, UK)
26 February 2004 - GM crops delayed by at least a year after cabinet leak (Guardian, UK)
26 February 2004 - GM industry to be liable for damages claims (Daily Telegraph, UK)
24 February 2004 - Engineered DNA Found in Crop Seeds (Washington Post)
21 February 2004 - Government face GM legal threat (Reuters)
21 February 2004 - Greenpeace targets supermarket over GM (Guardian,UK)
20 February 2004 - GM - The great betrayal (Daily Mail, UK)
20 February 2004 - Why are they foisting GM crops on us? (Independent,UK)
20 February 2004 - 'GM-free' rebellion grows as ministers give crops backing (Independent, UK)
20 February 2004 - Blair wavers over introduction of GM crops (NetDoctor)
20 February 2004 - Critics of GM crops furious at ministers' approval (The Times)
20 February 2004 - Expert condemns 'fake' GM science (The Journal)
20 February 2004 - 'GM cows' protest at supermarket (BBC News)
20 February 2004 - Monsanto, Dow and Dupont dump more than $300k into smear campaign against measure H in Mendocino (LH)
20 February 2004 - World Treaty may become New Focus for GMO Debate (PlanetArk)
19 February 2004 - Anger over GM crop 'go-ahead' (BBC News)
19 February 2004 - Call to block Scottish GM crops (BBC News)
19 February 2004 - Letter to Margaret Beckett (Independent Science Panel)
18 February 2004 - EU Ministers to get more GM food for thought (ED)
17 February 2004 - Britain fires early salvo in GM foods row (Terra Wire)
17 February 2004 - Oxfordshire votes to ban GM crops (BBC News)
17 February 2004 - Oxfordshire County Council goes GM free (FoE)
16 February 2004 - Wheat Patent : Government Assures Action (Financial Express, India)
16 February 2004 - Oxfordshire County Council decides GM free future (FoE)
16 February 2004 - EU to study Monsanto request to import GM maize (EUB)
15 February 2004 - Keep Bedfordshire GM free (Biggleswade Today)
15-20 February 2004 - Percy Schmeiser comes to Mendocino (LH)
14 February 2004 - No GM surrender (New Scientist)
11 February 2004 - Scandal of Labour's GM go-ahead (Guardian, UK)
10 February 2004 - Austria Raises Hell over GM Safety (ISIS)
9 February 2004 - Wales blocks go-ahead for Britain's first GM crop (Guardian, UK)
9 February 2004 - Letter to Tony Blair (Five Year Freeze)
7 February 2004 - Monsanto's showcase project in Africa fails (New Scientist)
6 February 2004 - GM rape dilemma for crusher (Farmers Weekly)
5 February 2004 - Soil Association response to GM contamination research (SA)
3 February 2004 - EU on line to prohibit GM oilseed rape crops (Guardian, UK)
3 February 2004 - Call for NZ ban on Pharmaceutical crops- 100% separation unachievable (GE Free NZ)
2 February 2004 - Europe closer to banning modified oilseed rape (FoE/Greenpeace)
2 February 2004 - FDA, Monsanto need to reveal truth about growth hormone (Capital Times)
1 February 2004 - Drugs in crops - the unpalatable truth (Nature Biotechnology)
31 January 2004 - Monsanto's chapati patent raises Indian ire (Guardian, UK)
30 January 2004 - Biotech rice crop concerns growers (Appeal-Democrat)
29 January 2004 - GM technology fails local potatoes (Daily Nation, Kenya)
29 January 2004 - Gloucestershire goes GM-free (FoE)
28 January 2004 - GM corn approval a disaster for democracy (Green MEPs)
28 January 2004 - Green groups call on Belgian government to ban GM crop (FoE)
28 January 2004 - GM oilseed rape could harm the environment (Financial Times, UK)
28 January 2004 - 3 NGOs File Petition Against Wheat Patent For Monsanto (Financial Express, India)
27 January 2004 - Monsanto Seeks Support for GMO Wheat (Reuters)I understand where Monsanto is coming from ... At some 
point you have to decide whether or not you consider 
funding research. But they have to understand where growers 
are coming from, too...
27 January 2004 - Supermarkets make 2004 GM pledge (GreenConsumerGuide.com)
27 January 2004 - UK supermarkets to stay GM-free (foodnavigator.com)
26 January 2004 - The farmer, the canola and mighty Monsanto (Global & Mail, Canada)
23 January 2004 - UK supermarkets maintain strict GM free policy for 2004 (gmfoodnews.com)
23 January 2004 - Rethinking Regulation of Engineered Crops (New York Times)
22 January 2004 - Biotech Baking Brigade Pies Bayer Biotechnician (BBB)
21 January 2004 - Hard to say how to tame gene-altered life, says report (Reuters)
19 January 2004 - Winning the GM debate - London, UK
18 January 2004 - Monsanto exits Argentina soy biz (Reuters)
15 January 2004 - Brussels delays GM crop approval (Farmers Weekly)
13 January 2004 - GM crops should now be banned (RSPB)
13 January 2004 - Biotech companies should withdraw GM crop applications (GeneWatch)
13 January 2004 - Soil Association response to ACRE report (Soil Association)
13 January 2004 - GM experts cautious on maize crop (BBC News)
13 January 2004 - Roundup Ready wheat may lead to more chemicals (Leader-Post, Canada)
11 January 2004 - Genetically Engineered Food Tech Will Not Eliminate Hunger (Financial Express, India)
11 January 2004 - Biotech consortium hides who is footing the bill for campaign in Mendocino County (LH)
10 January 2004 - Move to Ban Altered Crops Is Focused on California (AP)
9 January 2004 - Agriculture Canada ends testing of GE wheat developed with Monsanto (CNews)
9 January 2004 - GE Crops Use More Pesticides (PANUPS)
8 January 2004 - GM crops linked to rise in pesticide use (Guardian, UK)
8 January 2004 - Sowing seeds of resistance to GM (The Scotsman, UK)
7 January 2004 - Monsanto accused of price-fixing (Guardian, UK)
3 January 2004 - Monsanto delays registry of Roundup Ready wheat (National Post, Canada)
3 January 2004 - Strict GM Laws to be Proposed (Farming Life)

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