GMO News Summary and More: May 27, 2016

GMO related news – the failure of Bt crops, Neil Young vs. GMO corn, merger madness, GE salmon and more. This is shared from the main website:

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A brief summary of some recent GMO related news – the failure of Bt crops, Neil Young v. GMO corn, merger madness, GE salmon and more

GMO News Summary and More - May 27, 2016 (Quotes - Mae-Wan Ho, GE is crude, imprecise, invasive; border)

The failure of Bt crops (which is not limited to India)

GMWatch reports that “80% of the crop lost due to pink bollworm in Raichur district”

Karnataka, India farmers suffer huge losses from failed Bt cotton,” by GMWatch; May 27, 2016

Excerpt: “Manjunath Holalu, who was also part of the study, observed that most of the crops in Raichur district failed as it was attacked by pink bollworm disease much against the claims of companies which sold BT Cotton seeds. ‘The companies had claimed the seeds being resistant to all the four bollworm diseases that normally affect BT Cotton including the pink bollworm. The same has been published on the packets of the seeds sold to the farmers,’ he said.”

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