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Scientists say new study shows pig health hurt by GM feed

Study looked at 168 pigs over six months and found those fed genetically modified 
varieties of soy and corn had higher rates of severe stomach inflammation

Pigs fed a diet of only genetically modified grain showed markedly higher stomach inflammation than ones which dined on conventional feed, according to a controversial new study. The study was trumpeted by critics of GM crops, but proponents of biotechnology were equally quick to label the study as flawed. The study by epidemiologist and biochemist […] Read more

Canada approves Dow’s new Enlist Duo herbicide

Canadian regulators have given a green light to Dow AgroSciences, a unit of Dow Chemical Co., to introduce a controversial new herbicide meant to control spreading weed resistance, Dow said May 16. Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA)approved “Enlist Duo” herbicide for use in Canada, making it the first country to authorize the new […] Read more