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(Last updated 10 May 2005)

Genetically Modified Food - News

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27 April 2005 - US Corn Grower Official Cites Japan Biotech Qualms (Reuters)
18 April 2005 - Stalking Genetically Modified Corn (Spiegel Online)
18 April 2005 - America's "Unbelievable Sloppiness!" caused GM corn blockade (Spiegel Online)
17 April 2005 - US sent banned corn to Europe for four years (Independent, UK)
16 April 2005 - E.U. Votes Ban on U.S. Corn Gluten (Washington Post)
15 April 2005 - EU nations agree to ban suspect U.S. corn gluten imports (AP)
15 April 2005 - EU Clashes with U.S. Over GMO Maize Feed Imports (Reuters)
15 April 2005 - Member states urged to block illegal US maize imports (FoE)
13 April 2005 - EU set to ban US maize feed after GM scare (EU Politix)
11 April 2005 - EU considers suspending U.S. corn gluten imports in biotech dispute (AP)
8 April 2005 - EU mulls U.S. trade ban in illegal GMO import row (Reuters)
8 April 2005 - Syngenta fined for introducing unauthorised GM corn into US (AFP)
1 April 2005 - Joint US-UK cover-up alleged over GM maize (Guardian, UK)
31 March 2005 - US officials fret over South Korea's response to GM corn mix-up (Dow Jones)
25 March 2005 - Environmental Group Calls on Government to Immediately Release Information on Unapproved Genetically Engineered Corn (FoE)
24 March 2005 - Japan tests for modified corn from U.S. (Reuters)
24 March 2005 - Syngenta sold wrong GE maize -- for four years (Greenpeace)
23 March 2005 - Has illegal GM maize been sold in the UK? (FoE)
22 March 2005 - US launches probe into sales of unapproved transgenic corn (Nature)
29 November 2004 - Syngenta halts genetic engineering projects in Europe (Die Welt, Germany)
4 July 2004 - GM research collapses in UK as last big firm quits (Independent, UK)
1 July 2004 - Firm shuts British project on GM crops (Daily Telegraph, UK)
30 June 2004 - Syngenta to move its labs to US (FT, UK)
29 April 2004 - Spain to Ban Syngenta Corn, EU'S Biggest Gene-Altered Crop (Bloomberg)
8 January 2003 - Row over GM crop trials (BBC News)
10 September 2001 - Vigil at Syngenta, Jealotts Hill, near Bracknell, UK (GreenWatch)
25 July 2001 - Syngenta breaks promise on development of "Terminator" genetically modified plants (gmfoodnews.com)
25 June 2001 - Day Of Action Against Novartis
14 June 2001 - Novartis Scientists Exaggerate Success of Pig-Baboon Heart Transplant (Uncaged Campaigns)
21 October 2000 - EU backs Italy in GM food ban (Bloomberg)
22 September 2000 - Novartis withdraws "functional" food product from the UK market (gmfoodnews.com)
20 September 2000 - Novartis "Aviva" products withdrawn in the UK (Novartis)
4 August 2000 - Novartis Removes Ingredients With Genetic Modifications (Wall Street Journal)
4 August 2000 - Novartis Ended Use of Gene-Altered Foods (New York Times)
3 August 2000 - Biotech Giant Novartis Bans GMOs From Own Foods (Reuters)
16 September 1999 - Novartis to rethink its role in GM foods (Guardian UK)
15 September 1999 - Novartis eyes ag chem divestment (Reuters)



Other Information Sources

Syngenta - Corporate Watch (UK)