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Maize MZIR098 Scientific opinion on application for authorisation of genetically modified Maize MZIR098 for food and feed uses submitted under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 by Syngenta (EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2017‐142) EFSA opinion: 26 June 2020 Deadline: 27 July 2020 Submit comments

EFSA opinion : “The GMO Panel does not identify safety concerns regarding the toxicity and allergenicity of the eC ry3.1Ab, mC ry3A (Bt´s!, webmaster) and PAT proteins (toxic herbicide glufosinate-ammonium! webmaster) as expressed in maize MZIR 098, and finds no evidence that the genetic modification would change the overall allergenicity of maize MZIR 098. In the context of this application, the consumption of food and feed from maize MZIR 098 does not represent a nutritional concern in humans and animals“.

De wetenschappers van EFSA zien geen enkele giftigheid bij deze gentech mais. Maar de herbiciden en de Bt die er over gesprayd worden dan? Daar doet de EFSA geen onderzoek naar! En dat al jaren! Schande! Dit moet stoppen! Bron/Source.

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Corporate Karma

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A link to this video was contained in a joint press release (see below), between IRT and the German-based Coordination against BAYER-Dangers (CBG). On Thursday, April 23rd, our release went to about 700 European news outlets.

On Sunday, April 26th, CBD hosted Jeffrey at their online press event, which also featured a member of the European Parliament. Click here to view Jeffrey’s presentation.

Jeffrey also presented at the day-long online protest event that occurred in parallel with Bayer’s annual meeting on Tuesday.

He submitted two questions, with significant explanation, to be read during the shareholder meeting. Although Bayer claimed they read and answered every question during the meeting, they reduced his two minute explanation to a butchered 5 seconds. Bayer thereby depriving its shareholders and the public from hearing Jeffrey’s dire prediction about the company’s future, and specific remedies needed to help prevent bankruptcy.

What follows is the text of yesterday’s press release provides Jeffrey’s analysis and recommendations.

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Weer een aanvraag voor een markttoelating van een gentech gewas, Maize MON 88017.

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Maize MON 88017 EFSA Scientific Opinion on the assessment of genetically modified maize MON 88017 for renewal authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 EFSA opinion: 12 March 2020 Deadline: 13 April 2020 Add your comments

(c) Name of the product (commercial and any other names)
MON 88017 maize was developed by Monsanto Company and provides protection
against certain coleopteran pests and tolerance to glyphosate based herbicides by the
expression of Cry3Bb1 and CP4 EPSPS proteins, respectively. It is associated with the
trademark YieldGard VT Rootworm/RR21.
Gegevens van de fabrikant.

Risk assessment of genetically engineered plants that can persist and propagate in the environment

Paper Bauer-Panskus, A., Miyazaki, J., Kawall, K. et al. Risk assessment of genetically engineered plants that can persist and propagate in the environment. Environ Sci Eur 32, 32 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12302-020-00301-0

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Abstract

“New challenges arise in risk assessment when genetically engineered (GE) plants can persist and propagate in the environment as well as produce viable offspring. Next generation effects can be influenced by heterogeneous genetic backgrounds and unexpected effects can be triggered in interaction with environmental conditions. Consequently, the biological characteristics of the original events cannot be regarded as sufficient to conclude on hazards that may emerge in following generations. Potential hazards identified by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) include exacerbating weed problems, displacement and even extinction of native plant species.”

4-03-20 See also here (GMWatch) Spreading the risks: When genetically engineered organisms go wild.

Philanthrocapitalism

Philanthrocapitalism: The Gates Foundation’s African programmes are not charity

Source: THIRD WORLD NETWORK

Quote:” By and large, the Foundation’s grants do not support locally defined priorities, do not fit within the holistic approach urged by many development experts, and do not investigate the long-term effectiveness and risks of genetic modification. ” (2017).

Written by Philip Bereano, Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington, is a member of the Seattle-based Community Alliance for Global Justice and an activist in its AGRA Watch Project.

Rats fed GM stacked-trait maize developed leaky stomachs

” The changes we saw are closest to those seen with chemical gastropathy (also called reactive gastritis), caused by chemical irritants, such as aspirin, damaging the lining of the stomach.” More from GeneWatch.

Zdziarski, I.M.,
Carman, J.A. and Edwards, J.W. (2018)
Histopathological Investigation of the Stomach
of Rats Fed a 60% Genetically Modified
Corn Diet. Food and Nutrition
Sciences , 9, 763-796.
Paper.

Ratjes proefdieren (c) Miep Bos
Ratjes proefdieren (c) Miep Bos

Nederlands:

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Over wat is gentech? Bezorgd over technologie

Bezorgd over technologie Jan Storms, Storms WATP, verwoordt de bedenkingen bij de technologie: ,,Als je een gen uit een organisme haalt en dat gen in het genoom van een ander organisme sluist, dan staat dat niet gelijk aan het overbrengen van een welomlijnde eigenschap van organisme A naar organisme B. Genen functioneren niet in afzondering, maar in samenhang met de totale genetisch achtergrond en met alle andere niveaus van biologische organisatie. Je hebt dus een gen losgehaald uit het oorspronkelijke oneindig ingewikkelde netwerk en geplaatst in een nieuw netwerk. Hierdoor krijgt het gen een andere betekenis en verandert het hele netwerk.

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