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Restrictions on Genetically Modified Organisms By The Law Library of Congress Global Legal Research Center
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Argentina was among the first countries in the world to use genetically modified (GM) crops in agriculture,1 using GM technologies in the production of soybeans, corn, and cotton. Argentina first... More > started using GM technologies in 1996 with the introduction of soybeans tolerant of the herbicide glyphosate.2 Since then, Argentina has increased its production of GM crops to become the third largest grower of biotech crops in the world, after the United States and Brazil.3 GM technologies applied in agriculture have resulted in economic benefits for Argentina, a commodities exporting country, of about US$72.6 billion through 2011. The introduction of GM technologies in agriculture in Argentina has resulted in the creation of an estimated 1.8 million jobs through 2011.4 Of the US$72.6 billion in economic benefit, $65.4 billion is attributable to herbicide-tolerant soybeans. Regarding the distribution of economic benefits from cultivating such soybeans, 72.4% went to farmers, 21.2% to the national government...< Less
Genetically Modified Organisms Foods: The Truth About Genetically Modified Food... a Layman's Insight Into 'What Is Genetically Modified Organisms ' and the Genetic Engineering Chaos Today! By Francis Soza
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Genetically modified organisms or GMOs as it is called is when they alter the DNA of a fruit or vegetable. These experiments are done to increase yield or to make yield better. But there is no... More > scientific proof that they are better or even safe. Only time will tell at a future date. These people need to have a diet that is gluten free. There are many products which are gluten free and finding an alternative should not be a major problem. Many of the vegetables, fruits, and dairy products are found gluten free. Anyway, that is why I want you to get a copy of this book: GMO Foods: The Truth About Genetically Modified Food... a Layman's Insight Into 'What Is GMO ' and the Genetic Engineering Chaos Today! Yes, you will not only be equipped with the needed information to guide your choice of food but will be able to protect your family from any danger inherent in the GMO fads....< Less
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Little Boy Pig: A Genetically Modified Tale By Shad Clark
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In this children's story for mature readers, a piglet born with human hands and feet is spared the fate of all the other cloned piglets in an industrialized supply line of universal organ donors.... More > He's raised instead as a human child on a remote country estate. There his life seems idyllic until he discovers one day what he was meant to be, and then he sets out to find a place in his mother's heart.< Less
GM Foods - Introduction to Genetically Modified Foods By Jack Moore
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If you don't know much about genetically engineered foods, you could be putting you and your family in danger. And it can be easy to learn about genetically modified foods... But many people just... More > don't know the fundamentals of genetically engineered foods. That's why I've written this book, Introduction To Genetically Modified Foods. I want everyone to know what I've learned about genetically modified foods without all the trouble (and headache!) of trying to figure it out on their own. If you can read a book, you can eat natural foods. My book can help you come out of the dark and identify these foods in no time! In this guide we will discuss what comprises GMOs, how to spot GMO foods and the best way to avoid these foods. We will also discuss the various possible health risks and concerns that are linked to foods that contain genetically modified organisms.< Less
Organic Gardening for Beginners By Anthony Ekanem
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Many gardeners wonder what exactly organic gardening means. The simple answer is that organic gardeners don't use synthetic fertilizers or pesticides on their plants. But gardening organically is... More > much more than what you don't do. When you garden organically, you think of your plants as part of a whole system within nature that starts in the soil and includes the water supply, people, wildlife and even insects. An organic gardener strives to work in harmony with natural systems and to minimize and continually replenish any resources the garden consumes. Organic gardening operates on the concept of recycling. You use animal waste, kitchen scraps, and vegetable waste to mulch and compost. You will use common household items like vinegar and soap to prevent pests and weeds. Organic growers rely on developing a healthy, fertile soil and growing a mixture of crops. Genetically modified (GM) crops and ingredients are not allowed under organic standards.< Less
Farmers' Guide to GMOs (Second Edition, February 2009) By Lynn A. Hayes
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This guide is a tool to assist farmers in understanding the complex framework of laws surrounding the planting of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The guide explains farmers’ legal... More > obligations under GMO contracts and the very real possibility that farmers may be held legally liable to pay tens of thousands of dollars to biotech companies for violations of those contracts or to neighboring farmers whose fields become contaminated with GMOs. It also highlights the devastating impact GMO contamination has had on some agricultural markets and the lawsuits surrounding those events. Due to the significant risks posed by planting GMOs, the guide provides some suggestions on how farmers may protect themselves from GMO contamination risks.< Less
Cathode and Hex By Benjamin Shaw
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While operating from coastal Goa, India, Cathode Ramirez, a hacker and fugitive from U.S. justice, loses his lover in a terrorist bombing. Seeking revenge, he traces the group to Istanbul, Turkey and... More > is drawn into a world where the line between religion and technology is blurred beyond recognition. Organic networks built from genetically modified fungus are home to a conscious algorithm, named Hex, that has escaped its search company architects and has deluded intentions. His hunt ultimately leads him to Hong Kong, where he enlists the help of a beautiful mercenary and her gang of hackers, called the Jesus Children of America, in an effort to find his satisfaction. Cathode’s final showdown with Hex leads to the painful discovery that he can use the Internet as a weapon.< Less
The Better Days Books Origiganic Guide to Improving Your Soil By Alva Agee
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Better harvests begin with better dirt! Whether you are planting a backyard garden or a thousand acre farm, your first step toward achieving the bumper crop of your dreams is proper preparation... More > – and often, restoration! – of your soil. First published in 1912, long before the chemically-poisoned, genetically-modified "Green Revolution" of the 1960's and '70s ruined American agriculture, THE BETTER DAYS BOOKS ORIGIGANIC GUIDE TO IMPROVING YOUR SOIL contains all the information you need to transform your nutrient-depleted land into rich, fertile loam, using only the best Old World, Earth-friendly "origiganic" methods. Includes in-depth, hands-on instructions for the use of lime, manures and other natural fertilizers, cover crops, clovers and sods, crop rotation, the planting of pastures, proper tilling, drainage and more.< Less
The Better Days Books Origiganic Guide to Improving Your Soil By Alva Agee
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Better harvests begin with better dirt! Whether you are planting a backyard garden or a thousand acre farm, your first step toward achieving the bumper crop of your dreams is proper preparation... More > – and often, restoration! – of your soil. First published in 1912, long before the chemically-poisoned, genetically-modified "Green Revolution" of the 1960's and '70s ruined American agriculture, The Better Days Books Origiganic Guide to Improving Your Soil contains all the information you need to transform your nutrient-depleted land into rich, fertile loam, using only the best Old World, Earth-friendly "origiganic" methods. Includes in-depth, hands-on instructions for the use of lime, manures and other natural fertilizers, cover crops, clovers and sods, crop rotation, the planting of pastures, proper tilling, drainage and more.< Less