Two stories once again are showing how carelessness in food production and a lax regulatory framework, as well as popular pressure and resistance on food issues, can have dramatic results.
In recent months, there have been a number of announcements related to genetically modified crops. So, what actions are being taken in Canada and internationally to expand the debate about GM crops?
CBAN is calling on Health Canada to place a moratorium on approving new GM foods, to re-evaluate the safety of GM foods already on the market and to initiate a complete overhaul of the system.
Lucy Sharratt of the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network gives her take on a new GM apple from B.C. Dalhousie's Matthew Schnurr talks about the development of the GM matooke banana in Uganda.