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Monsanto rejects Bayer multi-billion dollar bid

Monsanto has rejected an offer worth $62 billion (55.6 billion euros) from Bayer trying to create the world's biggest agricultural supplier.

Monsanto has rejected an offer worth $62 billion (55.6 billion euros) from Bayer trying to create the world's biggest agricultural supplier.

Europe

Report claims link between animal health and GM crops

A new report has pointed to possible long-term health problems in cows fed with genetically modified-corn. Professor Gilles-Eric Séralini based his

A new report has pointed to possible long-term health problems in cows fed with genetically modified-corn. Professor Gilles-Eric Séralini based his

Europe

EP rejects possible GM food bans

MEPs on Wednesday rejected a draft law that would have allowed countries to ban certain GM food and animal feed even if the produce was authorized by

MEPs on Wednesday rejected a draft law that would have allowed countries to ban certain GM food and animal feed even if the produce was authorized by

Europe

Europe proposes GM "opt out" law

The European Commission has proposed a new law that would allow individual member states to restrict the import of GM foods, even after they've been approved by the EU as a whole.

The European Commission has proposed a new law that would allow individual member states to restrict the import of GM foods, even after they've been approved by the EU as a whole.

Europe

Final EU agreement on GM crops edges closer

EU governments have struck a tentative deal with MEPs that would allow member countries to decide whether they cultivate GM crops. The deal still

EU governments have struck a tentative deal with MEPs that would allow member countries to decide whether they cultivate GM crops. The deal still

Europe

EU ministers reach GMO crop deal

EU environment ministers have voted for a compromise deal that will allow individual member states to ban GMO crops if they wish. Those in favour

EU environment ministers have voted for a compromise deal that will allow individual member states to ban GMO crops if they wish. Those in favour

Europe

EU, US negotiators hold fresh free trade talks

EU and US negotiators have met in Brussels for the fourth round of talks on a planned transatlantic free trade deal. Tariffs between America and

EU and US negotiators have met in Brussels for the fourth round of talks on a planned transatlantic free trade deal. Tariffs between America and

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Day of worldwide protests in 'March Against Monsanto'

American biotech giant Monsanto says it respects people’s rights to express themselves, but that its genetically-modified seeds improve farm

American biotech giant Monsanto says it respects people’s rights to express themselves, but that its genetically-modified seeds improve farm

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Close up: Europe's GM food fears

A recent French study claiming rats fed genetically modified corn suffered tumours has reignited Europe’s fears over GM food. Despite much scepticism

A recent French study claiming rats fed genetically modified corn suffered tumours has reignited Europe’s fears over GM food. Despite much scepticism

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GMO rat lab gets serious

In the latest storm of controversy, critics of genetically modified products and organisms (GMOs or GMs) saw pictures like one of a distended lab rat

In the latest storm of controversy, critics of genetically modified products and organisms (GMOs or GMs) saw pictures like one of a distended lab rat

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France checks the scientific validity of shocking GM food study

French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says he is prepared to call for a wider European ban on genetically modified produce following an alarming

French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says he is prepared to call for a wider European ban on genetically modified produce following an alarming