Antama Foundation Bulletin No 11, January/March 2013

10.04.2013

Antama Foundation Bulletin No 11, January/March 2013

The information bulletin "Biotechnology: agriculture and food" by Antama Foundation based in Spain addresses the latest agricultural and food-farming news every three months; each number talks about the latest news related to transgenic crops at the national and international level. Some of the most important news pieces on this number are as follows:
  • The global area of biotech crops exceeded 170 million hectares in 2012.
  • Eleven activists sentenced to pay 25,000 Euros for destroying an experimental field of GM potato.
  • Environmentalist apologizes for leading anti-GM campaign in the UK.
  • British egg producers would save more than 115 Euros per tonne if retailers allowed them to use GM feed.
  • Gonzaga Ruiz de Gauna: "Future generations will wonder how it was that we reject GMOs".
  • Óscar Sánchez Lorenzo: "Not producing GMOs but having to import them is very expensive for the EU".
  • 'Science in Tablets', the book that opens the doors of genetics.
 
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