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Genetically Modified Soya

Index of articles from the Science in Society Archive on the topic GM soya. For articles in other categories, please see the SiS archive menu.

How Grain Self-Sufficiency, Massive GM Soybean Imports and Glyphosate Exports Led China to Devastate People and Planet
China owns 70 % of world’s production capacity for glyphosate, more than 80% exported, mainly to USA, Brazil and Argentina, countries that have greatly expanded GM soybean production for export to China; excessive glyphosate spraying has sickened people and wildlife in GM soybean producing countries while a billion Chinese people are poisoned with toxic soybeans
Dr Mae-Wan Ho 3rd June 2015

Devastating Impacts of Glyphosate Use with GMO Seeds in Argentina
Widespread GM soybean cultivation and accompanying pesticide spraying is wreaking havoc on the health of millions
Dr Medardo Ávila-Vázquez 18th February 2015

New GMO Studies Demonstrate 'Substantial Non-Equivalence'
Studies document substantial differences of GM maize and GM soybean from their conventional non-GM counterparts, exposing a permissive regulatory regime that has failed miserably in protecting public health and biodiversity
Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji 19th February 2014

GM Soy Linked to Illnesses in Farm Pigs
Danish Farmer Reverses Illnesses in pigs by reverting to a GM-free diet for his animals, which is yet further evidence for the toxicity of glyphosate tolerant GM crops
Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji 27th June 2012

Tell Morrisons Not to Drop GM-free Poultry Policy
Morrisons has decided to drop its GM-free poultry feed policy. Take action and tell them to drop this new policy!
Rhian Price 3rd April 2012

Pesticide Illnesses and GM Soybeans. Ban on Aerial Spraying Demanded in Argentina.
Coalition of doctors, health professionals and researchers demand ban on aerial spraying based on evidence documenting increase in pesticide-related illnesses since the introduction of GM soya
Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji 18th January 2012

EU Regulators and Monsanto Exposed for Hiding Glyphosate Toxicity
The European Commission approved glyphosate knowing, as Monsanto did, that it causes birth defects, while the public were kept in the dark, the herbicide must now be banned
Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji and Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 13th July 2011

UK Supermarkets to label GM Soybean ‘Sustainable’
Irresponsible labelling of GM soybean by British supermarkets aims to deceive the public over the true hazards of GM crops
Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji 31st May 2011

Scientist Defends Claim of New Pathogen Linked to GM Crops
Senior scientist stands up for his claims amid storm of attacks; he deserves all our support
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 21st April 2011

Emergency! Pathogen New to Science Found in Roundup Ready GM Crops?
USDA senior scientist sends “emergency” warning to US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on a new plant pathogen in Roundup Ready GM soybean and corn that may be responsible for high rates of infertility and spontaneous abortions in livestock
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 21st February 2011

Mad Soy Disease Strikes Brazil
They call it “mad soy disease” in Brazil, where it has been spreading from the north, causing yield losses of up to 40 percent, most notably in the states of Mato Grosso, Tocantins and Goias. Like its namesake, mad cow disease, it is incurable.
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 27th October 2010

Argentina's Roundup Human Tragedy
Ten years of GM soy and glyphosate poisoning have escalated the rates of cancer and birth defects
Claire Robinson 6th October 2010

Round Table on Responsible Soy a Green Wash
GM Soya, Deforestation, Landgrab, Glyphosate Poisoning…
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 31st May 2010

Stop GM Soya 356043!
Engineered with novel procedures and constructs for multiple resistances to toxic herbicides Now seeking non-regulated status from obliging regulators.
Prof. Joe Cummins and Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 30th November 2007

GM Soya Fed Rats: Stunted, Dead, or Sterile
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho reviews the latest findings on the hazards of GM food and feed amid a continuing campaign of denial and misrepresentation by our regulators
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 28th November 2006

GM Soya Disaster in Latin America
Hunger, Deforestation and Socio-Ecological Devastation
Prof. Miguel A. Altieri and Prof. Walter A. Pengue 6th September 2005

Letter to José Maurício Bustani
The Independent Science Panel (ISP) writes to the Brazilian government to urge them to stop growing GM soya and indeed, any other GM crop, in Brazil.
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 18th August 2005

Beware Monsanto's "Vistive Soybeans"
Prof. Joe Cummins lifts the lid on a new wave of genetically engineered products that claim to offer "healthier foods" and "direct consumer benefits".
Prof. Joe Cummins 25th November 2004