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Media Inquiries

Lucy Sharratt, Coordinator, Canadian Biotechnology Action Network
phone: 613 241 2267 ext 25
cell: 613 809 1103
email: coordinator@cban.ca

Press Releases

New Report Reveals the Status of GM Crops and Foods in Canada

March 19, 2015. Ottawa. Twenty years after approval of the first genetically modified (GM, also called genetically engineered) crops in Canada, information on the amount and prevalence of GM foods and crops is lacking, according to the new report “Where in the World are GM Crops and Foods?” published by the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN).

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CBAN Launches “GMO Inquiry 2015”

January 27, 2015 20 Years of unanswered questions on genetic modification in Canada The Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) has launched a major public investigation to dig behind 20 years of uncertainty around genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food...

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Media Backgound: GM Fish in Canada

October 24, 2014 Current Status The Ministers of Environment and Health in Canada have approved the commercial production of genetically modified (GM, also called genetically engineered) Atlantic salmon. The decision was announced in the Canada Gazette on November 23,...

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Background: Genetically modified 2,4-D-tolerant crops

Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency have approved genetically engineered (genetically modified or GM) 2,4-D tolerant crops manufactured by Dow AgroSciences: Corn DAS-40278-9 - with increased tolerance to 2,4-D Soybean DAS-68416-4 - tolerant to 2,4-D...

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