|Reports & Information on GE Trees|
Genetically Modified Trees. The Ultimate Threat to Forests, Chris Lang, World Rainforest Movement and Friends of the Earth International, December 2004, Also available in Spanish
Risk examines USDA data on field tests of genetically engineered crops in
order to document the geographic breadth of these open air experiments and
to demonstrate the implications of USDA’s inadequate oversight.
Confinement of Genetically Engineered Organisms
Initiative on Food and Biotechnology
of Concerned Scientists, Seeds
of traditional crops are contaminated with DNA from genetically engineered
(GE) crops according to Gone to Seed, a new UCS report. Laboratory
testing of traditional (non-GE) seeds of corn, soybeans, and canola
commissioned by UCS documents the presence of DNA commonly used in
commercial GE crops.
Recently released report documents Monsanto's lawsuits against American farmers, revealing thousands of investigations, nearly 100 lawsuits and numerous bankruptcies.
Excellent reports and information.
on legal issues, policy, and regulation
on Gene Drift, and other information.
for Science in the Public Interest
Society of America, 2004
Genetic engineering news archive.
groups oppose GM crops and the patenting of GM seeds by biotech companies
and calls for more research into the social, environmental and health
risks, and mandatory labeling of GM food products.
you will find documents and searchable databases pertaining to the
development, testing and regulatory review of genetically modified plants,
animals and microorganisms within the US and abroad..
intriguing, good reference site for citizens and consumers wanting to stay
on top of both sides of the GM foods controversy. It collects timely news
on the debate, latest reports and articles on agricultural biotech
issues--from technical analyses to environmental impacts, health risks,
crop segregation and regulation.
An association of biotech companies and reseachers.
headquartered at Oregon State University
organization supporting efforts to utilize genetic engineering of trees.
opposing genetic engineering.
National Catholic Rural Life Conference calls for a moratorium on the
commercialuse of genetically engineered crops until improved assessment,
food labeling and greater precautions are in place.
to Position Statements from various religious organizations
Agency on Social Issues Useful
Club opposes the out-of-doors deployment of genetic technologies because
the genes are free - as free as pollen on the wind - to invade nature, and
because once this has happened they can't be recalled.
about regulation, permitting, and proposed policies.
Database of permits and notifications for field trials- http://www.nbiap.vt.edu/cfdocs/fieldtests1.cfm
list of deregulated plants- http://www.aphis.usda.gov/bbep/bp/petday.html
the current status at APHIS of petitions regarding the deregulation of GE
plants, see http://www.aphis.usda.gov/bbep/bp/petday.html
of GE plant-incorporated protectants (pesticides) currently registered
with the EPA http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/biopesticides/pips/pip_list.htm
a list of biotechnology consultations completed by the Food and Drug
Administration, see http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~lrd/biocon.html#list