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Lucy Sharratt, Coordinator, Canadian Biotechnology Action Network
phone: 902 209 4906
email: coordinator@cban.ca

Press Releases

Groups Urge Canada to Reject New U.S. Example of GM Food Labelling

December 21, 2018. Canadian public interest and environmental groups are expressing concerns about inadequate and confusing new U.S. government rules to label some genetically modified (GM, genetically engineered) foods, and are calling on the federal government to reject this new U.S. example and adopt full, transparent mandatory labelling instead.

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USA Approves Bayer-Monsanto Mega-Merger

Canada could be next   April 10, 2018. On Monday April 9, the Wall Street Journal reported that the United States Department of Justice has agreed to allow a merger between seed and pesticide companies Bayer and Monsanto, creating the largest seed and pesticide...

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Canadian Government Receiving Royalties from Genetically Modified Salmon Sales

March 22, 2018. The Canadian government is receiving 10% royalties from sales of the world’s first genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) animal, a GM Atlantic salmon. “We’re concerned that the government is responsible for regulating this GM fish and also has a stake in its success,” said Lucy Sharratt of the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN).

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