Arquivos para o item de campanha: Gm Free Brazil

Find here information about the ongoing situation of GMOs and biosafety politics in Brazil. Subscribe to monthly AS-PTA s Update from the GM-Free Brazil Campaign emailing boletim@aspta.org.br

Update from the GM-Free Brazil Campaign, September 2011

Under controversy, Brazil approves the first virus resistant GM bean

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Update, June 7th 2011

Brazilian commission changes its internal statutes to speed up approval of GM crops and hasten the release of modified beans On May 17th a public hearing was held in Brasilia to discuss an application for commercial release of the first genetically modified bean variety. Beans are part of Brazil’s staple diet, consumed daily by most …

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Use of pesticides in Brazil continues to grow

Cases of contamination start to become evident and civil society launches national campaign

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Update September 9 2010

Judicial decision requires CTNBio to create post-release monitoring rules for GM crops

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Brazilian court suspends release of Bayer’s GM maize

In a landmark ruling published yesterday, the Paraná Federal Court revokes authorization for the commercial release of Bayer’s Liberty Link maize and censures CTNBio’s actions

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Update October 2008

Brazilian commission releases transgenic crops without concern for biosafety

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Update February 2009

GM maize starts to flood the market; local seeds each time more strategic

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Update August 1st 2009

‘Agent Orange’ soya and maize, plus terminator seeds: the news is bleak…

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Update December 1st 2009

In 2008 Brazil planted the biggest surface area with GM seeds in it’s history, and at the same time the country overtook the United States to become the largest consumer of agrochemicals in the world.

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Update June 9th 2010

Once again Brazil breaks the record on the use of pesticides. Inspections from Anvisa (Brazilian FDA) keep finding irregularities at the poisonous factories.

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