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BIO SOLUTIONS TO THE RESCUE: THE STORY OF NORLIE’S GREEN

The embrace of chemical free Food production has made consumers appreciate good health through bio solutions. One of the companies that now champion green agriculture is Norlie s green.  Norlie’s Green is an Agribusiness entity that deals in total Agriculture,value chains and food processing. Norlie’s Green is registered by law thew Corporate Affairs Commission to […]

FOOD SAFETY AND ODOR CONTROL

  Food odor is rampant anywhere food is being prepared or served. The odor may be a reflection of  a few  condiments added to it or a combined effect of all the ingredients, on being heated. At times, such aroma may put off prospective consumers thus attracting loss of interest.. Happily, some manufacturers have devised […]

GM COWPEA APPROVED IN NIGERIA

About a month ago , Nigeria took a bold step into the controversial terrain of Genetically Modified Foods   by giving approval for the commercialization of a new Pod Borer Resistant (PBR) Cowpea With this, Nigeria hopes to score tremendous success capable of being emulated soon by Ghana, Malawi and Burkina Faso. Antagonists of the move […]

CONFERENCE ON ORGANIC FARMING AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

A gathering of experts and stakeholders in organic farming will take place in Luxembourg July 18-19, 2019 For more please visit https://www.omicsonline.org/conferences-list/post-harvest-technology-and-processing 2/2019

EU risks being left behind after GMO ruling–Opinion

A recent ruling in a respected Eu court has said that gene-edited crops fall under the same tough laws as GMOs. While good news for opponents of such products, it’s a setback for genetic research on the continent, says DW’s Fabian Schmidt. Research and promotion of GM crops and organisms has been engulfed in controversies […]

ROUNDUP or any OTHER WEEDKILLER…SAFE or UNSAFE ?

Can Roundup, a popular weed killer incite cancer ? Is it possible in spite claims to the contrary ? A man claimed he’s dying of cancer. Now, he’s the first patient to go to trial to argue Roundup made him sick Monsanto says Roundup is safe and can't be linked to individual cancer cases. (CNN) […]

EU: battle over pesticide safety escalates

The European Commission has announced it is prolonging the licence of glyphosate by five years. But in reaction to the massive protests the Commission also promised to present a legislative proposal in 2018 covering transparency of studies used in the assessment of pesticides and the governance of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). “We are […]

ORGANICS SUFFER DEFEAT AS EU RENEWS GLYPHOSATE FOR ANOTHER 5 YEARS

The world’s top-selling herbicide, glyphosate, can stay on the market in the European Union for another five years after an unexpected vote in favor of the renewal by German agriculture minister Christian Schmidt. Germany abstained from voting in all previous deliberations on glyphosate over the past few months. Schmidt took the decision into his own […]

ANY GMO CRISIS IN SWAZILAND ?

The GMO crisis in Swaziland… Author: Teboho S Oct 18, 2017 By Tsakasile Dlamini Participatory Ecological Land Use Management (Pelum) Swaziland Country Coordinator October 2017 Swaziland is under enormous pressure to introduce genetically modified organisms (GMOs) into the country’s farming system. This pressure is coming not only from Monsanto but also from farmers and some […]

NEW EU ORGANIC REGULATIONS ATTRACT EXPERT SCRUTINY

The new Organic Regulation – status quo and outlook  by Karin Heinze Part of panel discussing pro and contra of the new EU Organic Regulation. From the left side: Toomas Kevvai, Deputy Secretary-General for Food Security and Development of the Rural Ministry of Estonia, Elena Panichi, Deputy Head of the Organic Unit DG AGRI, European Commission […]

AFRICAN CENTRE REPORTS ON FISP IN MOZAMBIQUE

African Centre for Biodiversity <webmaster@acbio.org.za> The African Centre for Biodiversity www.acbio.org.za PO Box 29170, Melville 2109 South Africa Tel: +27 (0)11 486 1156 Dear Friends and colleagues The African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), shares with you the position of civil society organisations on  Farm Input Subsidy Programme in Mozambique. The CSO statement criticizes the farm input […]

AFRICA WARNS !!!—–NO SAFE LIMITS FOR TOXIC PESTICIDES

Recall that Nigeria is still under ban by the EU for unacceptable levels of a pesticide–dichlorvos on her beans Now, the African Centre for Biodiversity (formerly African Centre for Biosafety) has come out to frown at the continued use of what it called ‘questionable’ data  on pesticides  by African countries.  The South Africa based centre […]

MOSANTO HAS JOB FOR YOU AT ABUJA

Technology Development Representative-Nigeria MONSANTO 1,157 reviews – Abuja Monsanto’s Technology Development and Agronomy Team in sub-Saharan Africa is hiring for a Technology Development Representative to be part of a team that lead the development and testing of agronomic system concepts for our products. This role will gain firsthand knowledge of Monsanto’s products and associated agronomic […]

ELECTRICITY FROM HUMAN WASTES

Dutch designers use human waste to make electricity By Bongani Shwen   The Compost Kliko Toilet could lead to people getting away from flushing potential down the toilet… etabolism and cut crop productivity, ultimately putting pressure on arable land… 26 Jun 2017 For more, visit http://www.bizcommunity.com/196/642.html

New Health Risks of GM Mosquitoes and Salmon ??

Just when genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes got their approval by the Cayman Islands and the government of Canada’s Prince Edward Island is trying to approve GM salmon, new research reveals unexpected and potentially dangerous effects of genetic engineering. Unfortunately, neither the makers of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) nor their regulators conduct the studies that are […]

Is this TRUE …..GLYPHOSATE has effect on AUTISM ???

MIT Researcher: Glyphosate Herbicide will Cause Half of All Children to Have Autism by 2025  Half of All Children Will Be Autistic by 2025, Warns Senior Research Scientist at MIT By Alliance For Natural Health anh-usa.org Why? Evidence points to glyphosate toxicity from the overuse of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide on our food. For over three […]

Roundup Must Carry Cancer Warning Label, Judge Decrees

In March 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a research arm of the World Health Organization (WHO), reclassified glyphosate as a “probable carcinogen” (Class 2A).1,2 The decision was based on “limited evidence” showing the weed killer can cause non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and lung cancer in humans, along with “convincing evidence” linking it to […]

SA to import GM maize for first time from US

SOUTH AFRICA – The government has approved imports of genetically modified maize from the US for the first time as the country seeks to bring in the grain after its worst drought since records began 104 years ago. The country will allow the import of both white and yellow GM maize from the US, said […]

EU PROLONGS GLYPHOSATE LICENCE BY 18 MONTHS

A new study has found that low-dose and long-term exposure to the  weed killer Roundup causes liver disease in female rats. However, the company,Monsanto has reacted, saying that the study used “flawed data” from 2012. The Roundup herbicide contains controversial ingredient glyphosate, which is now one of the world’s most popular weed killers. The use […]