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Full English Index for Bio Journal
(From January 2011)

Headlines of all articles in Bio Journal translated into English (most recent at top, abbreviations table at foot of page). Where the entire article has been translated into English the headline below is linked to the article. For further information, kindly contact CBIC staff at: cbic@mtf.biglobe.ne.jp





Bio Journal - December 2011

Contents

Trend:
GM salmon moves towards approval (Canadian Biotechnology Action Network 2011/10/11, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation 2011/10/24, Los Angeles Times 2011/08/02, Purdue University 2011/08/05, The Guardian 2011/10/18, Food Safety News 2011/10/19)

News

  • Testing begins on all Chinese-produced rice processed foods (European Voice 2011/10/27)
  • European Court of Justice that French cultivation ban of gMON810h was mistaken (All About Feed 2011/09/15)
  • Brazil approves virus-resistant GM soy (GM-free Brazil Campaign 2011/09/22)
  • GM maize trials begin in Central American Belize (Amandala 2011/10/07, The Reporter 2011/10/08)
  • S. Africa approves GM rice (African Centre for Biosafety 2011/10/24)
  • Application for GM banana trials in S. Africa (African Centre for Biosafety 2011/10/14)
  • Indonesia moves toward lifting ban on GM crops (The Jakarta Post 2011/10/22)
  • Chinese government postpones commercialization of GM rice and wheat (Third World Network 2011/10/06)
  • Pharmaceutical-producing rive developed in China (Agence France Presse 2011/11/01)
  • Suicides among Indiafs Bt cotton farmers escalates (The Hindu 2011/10/29 and others)
  • Non-GM crops more profitable (Iowa Farmer Today 2011/11/02)
  • 40% of Gates Foundation support is GMO-related (GM Freeze 2011/10/31)
  • New GM rice trials to begin at IRRI (FNB News 2011/10)
  • Ineffective insecticidal toxin Bt crop (Food Freedom 2011/08/24, St. Louis Post Dispatch 2011/09/24)
  • Development plan for new GM rapeseed (Natralngredients 2011/11/02)
  • BASF apply for new GM potato (BASF 2011/10/31)
  • Farmer loses against Monsanto in patent trial (Mother Nature Network 2001/09/21)
  • Hokkaido University professors propose GM crop development to Hokkaido administration (Hokkaido Shinbun 2011/10/24)
  • MAFF announces results of survey on GM rapeseed and soy volunteers
Closeup
GM crop situation in Europe (InffOGM 2011/09, All About Feed 2011/09/15, Ministry of Rural Development 2011/10/13)





Bio Journal - November 2011

Contents

Trend:
Calls for GM food labelling spread (Lawyers Weekly 2011/09/02, Montreal Paper 2011/09/24, The Guardian 2011/10/06 and others, The Fiji Times 2011/07/11, The Standard 2011/09/16)

News

  • Special approval required for honey contaminated with GM pollen (Court of Justice of the European Union 2011/09/06 and Agence France-Presse 2011/09/07)
  • Ukraine introduces GM food traceability (Interfax Ukraine 2011/09/07)
  • UK approves GM wheat trials (Bloomberg 2011/09/16)
  • Nationwide GMO-free declaration in Latvia (The Baltic Times 2011/09/28)
  • Non-GMO month held in North America (Non-GMO Project 2011/10/04)
  • Coexistence discussion begins in US (soytech 2011/09/02)
  • Action taken agains GM food gnaturalh label (Food Safety News 2011/08/24)
  • Application for large-scale GM maize trial in Mexico (Thomson Reuters 2011/09/19)
  • Canadian Wheat Board submits statement opposing GM wheat to G20 (Canoe 2011/09/19)
  • US African strategy moves to Gambia (Foroyaa 2011/09/18)
  • Chinese companies whose GMO approval was delayed see stocks plunge (Thomson Reuters 2011/09/14)
  • Illegal cultivation of GM papaya in Hong Kong (China Daily 2011/09/08)
  • Monsanto sets up lab in Puerto Rico (America Latina en Movimiento 2011/09/20)
  • Huge financial resources poured into GM cassava development (The Scientist 2011/09/07)
  • GM canola volunteers found growing in Western Australia (Perth Now 2011/09/20)
  • GM canola volunteers spread in North Dakota (GM Watch 2011/08)
  • Experimental release of GM mosquitoes now also in Brazil (New Scientist 2011/08/12 and Philippine Daily 2011/09/13)
  • Dow develops new herbicide tolerant soy (Reuters 2011/08/22)
  • Bayer gets to work on superweed countermeasures (BayerCropscience 2011/09/14
  • Increase in child health effects from GM cotton (GENET News 2011/09/29)
  • Plant RNA affects human genes (The Scientist 2011/09/20)
  • GMO crop approvals for September 2011
Closeup
Towards unification of food labelling





Bio Journal - October 2011

Contents

Trend:
Various problems caused by the herbicide Roundup (Fast Company 2011/07/20, The Kansas City Star 2011/07/24, Thomson Reuters 2011/08/12, US Geological Survey 2011/08/29)

News

  • Consumer Affairs Agency approves GM papaya
  • Consumer Affairs Agency Investigative Commission to begin work on unifying food labeling laws
  • Polandfs ban on GMO cultivation to continue (The Warsaw Voice, The News 2011/08/26)
  • 9000 ha of illegal GMO cultivation in Hungary to be destroyed (The Budapest Business Journal (2011/08/11)
  • Application to develop new GM wheat in UK (GM Freeze 2001/07)
  • Spanish community government cancels permit for GM rice (Friends of the Earth International 2011/08/19)
  • Large release of GM canola seed in Australia (Western Australia Today 2011/08/10)
  • GM crops expand in Brazil (Western Farm Press 2011/08/08)
  • USDA places GM lawn outside regulations (New York Times 2011/07/06)
  • Monsanto launches GM maize seed for maize consumed raw (Bloomberg 2011/08/04)
  • US GMO diplomatic strategy comes to light (Truthout 2011/08/25, Ghana Business News 2011/08/29)
  • Pakistani agriculture minister eager to introduce GM crops (Pakistan Observer 2011/07/22)
  • Indian government to sue Monsanto for biopiracy? (The Hindu 2011/08/09)
  • Vietnam to begin GM crop planting next year? (Viet Nam News 2011/08/22)
  • Namibia moves to enact biosafety law (New Era 2011/08/11)
  • Brazilian company to plant large area of GM crops in Mozambique (Global Voices 2011/08/30)
Closeup
India rocked by GMO situation (Business Standard 2011/07/25, Deccan Herald 2011/07/21, The Times of India 2011/08/11, FnB News 2011/07/29, The Indian Express 2011/08/10, Alliance for Sustainable and Holistic Agriculture 2011/08/09)





Bio Journal - September 2011

Contents

Trend:
Independent research paper proves toxicity of Roundup (GM Watch 2011/06/30)

News

Closeup
Developments in Kenya over GM crop cultivation





Bio Journal - August 2011

Contents

Trend:
Adverse impact on rice of Roundup herbicide from aerial spraying (Delta Farm Press 2011/05/12)

News

  • GM crop insecticide toxin stunts growth of crop itself (Deccan Chronicle 2011/06/03)
  • GM Chickpeas developed in India being assessed in US (The Telegraph 2011/06/22)
  • GM white clover developed in Australia (Weekly Times 2011/06/09)
  • Joint statement against GM cotton cultivation in India (The Indian News 2011/06/27)
  • Chinese government admits illegal cultivation of GM rice (Agence France Presse 2011/06/15)
  • USDA proceeds with screening of drought resistant potato (The New York Times 2011/05/11)
  • US House of Representatives halts budget for GM salmon (The New York Times 2011/06/16)
  • Superweeds cause increase in use of herbicides (Journal Star 2011/05/29)
  • UN fears withdrawal of Mexico governmentfs GMO cultivation ban (Latinamerica Press 2011/06/30)
  • Argentine government takes legal action against grain majorsf tax fraud (Guardian 2011/06/11)
  • Peru rocked by GM crop introduction (Andian 2011/06/07, Agence France Presse 2011/06/17)
  • Norway bans GM potato (GM Watch 2011/06/06)
  • GM food labeling law debated in Australia (The Canberra Times 2011/06/15)
  • Permission for human testing of GM wheat in Australia (The Sydney Morning Herald 2011/06/27 and others)
  • GM lawn invades grasslands (The New Zealand 2011/06/18)
  • Fiji fears over GM wheat development (The Fiji Times 2011/06/21)
  • Demo against GM maize import in Kenya (BBC 2011/07/01)
  • New Zealand city declares itself GMO-free zone (Northern Advocate 2011/06/13)
  • Dutch city declares itself GMO-free zone (GM Watch 2011/07/02)
  • Monsantofs huge lobbying activities budget (Business Week 2011/06/20)
Closeup
GM canola volunteers spread
GM canola developments in Australia (ABC 2011/06/23 and 24, Farm Weekly 2011/07/02, Gene Ethics 2011/05/26)





Bio Journal - July 2011

Contents

Trend:
Ingested GM crop toxins and pesticide components (Reproductive Toxicology 2011/02/18, GM-Free Brazil Campaign 2011/04/18)

News

Closeup
Recent developments in Europe (Greenpeace 2011/05/12, The Local 2011/05/24, Expatica 2011/05/30, Agence 2011/05/15, Croatian Times 2011/05/24, World Radio Switzerland 2011/05/16)





Bio Journal - June 2011

Contents

Trend:
Adverse impacts of GM crops clear from experimental verification (Environmental Sciences Europe 2011/03 and Miller-McCune 2011/04/24)

News

  • EU fails to approve new GM crop imports (Thomson Reuters 2011/03/17)
  • Indian state government bans all GM crop trials (The Hindu 2011/04/28)
  • GM trials require the agreement of the state: Indian minister of agriculture (The Hindu 2011/04/04)
  • GM potato developed in India (The Himachal 2011/03/28)
  • Bangladesh approves GM aubergine and potato? (The Financial Express 2011/04/03)
  • The realities of Bt cotton destroying agriculture (Daily News and Analysis 2011/03/28)
  • Negative view on GM wheat from National Research Council of Canada (Epoch Times 2011/04/11)
  • Green Party of Canada announces statement banning GMOs (Manitoba Co-operator 2011/04/10)
  • Half EU member countries deny that GM crops can make money (Agence France Presse 2011/04/16)
  • Sweden excludes GM feed (GM Watch 2011/04/28)
  • Public discussion of Australian GM canola pollution on YouTube (Stock & Land 2011/05/05)
  • Australian scientists warning on outdoor trials of omega-3 canola (Australian Broadcasting Corporation 2011/04/13)
  • Mandatory labeling law for GM salmon passes California state council committee (The Center for Food Safety 2011/05/04)
  • South African GM food labeling system to start in the autumn (The Star 2011/04/09)
  • Mandatory to sell GM food from separate shelves on Cyprus (Cyprus Mail 2011/04/08)
  • Pharmaceutical production from GM camel (The National 2011/03/31)
  • Entomologist points out the risks of eSmartStackf (Purdue University 2011/04/13)
  • Gates Foundation successful in GM rice and GM cassava research (The Philippine Star 2011/0/4/17
  • Citizens submit petition demanding suspension of Miyazaki University GM cotton trials
  • GM companies submit an eopinionf on cultivation trials to Miyazaki Prefecture (Biotech Information Dissemination Association 2011/04/12)
  • Monsanto strengthens sales push in Paraguay (Thomson Reuters 2011/04/04)
  • BASF to develop a new GM potato (Thomson Reuters 2011/04/15)
  • Joint research on GM crops with countermeasure for superweeds (Bayer CropScience 2011/04/07)
  • US company strengthens sales push in Vietnam (Viet Nam Net 2011/04/09)
Closeup
GM papaya distributed domestically





Bio Journal - May 2011

Contents

Trend:
Upsurge calling for GM labeling spreads in USA (The Peoplefs Voice 2011/03/05 and others)

News

  • EU fails to approve new GM crop imports (Thomson Reuters 2011/03/17)
  • Will EU approve clones livestock food products? (Environment News Service 2011/03/29)
  • All parties in the Hungarian parliament refuse cultivation og GM crops (The Budapest Business Journal 2011/03/29)
  • Mexico approves GM maize pilot plan (AFP 2011/03/09)
  • US consumer group files complaint again against reapproval of GM alfalfa (St. Louis Post-Dispatch 2011/03/19)
  • US farmers file class action suit against Monsanto (PUBAT 2011/03/29)
  • Canada rocks under GM alfalfa (Canadian Biotechnology Action Network 2011/03/04)
  • Canadian party makes new proposal on GM salmon (Canoe 2011/03/03)
  • Canadian meat sellers announce refusal of GM pigs (Better Farming 2011/03/22)
  • Brazil approves Dowfs multi-gene variety (Thomson Reuters 2011/03/16)
  • 34% of marketed vegetables to be GM in Vietnam (Viet Nam News Agency 2011/03/08)
  • Moves concerning GM crops in India The Hindu Business Line 2011/03/06, The Economic Times 2011/03/15)
  • Golden rice to be cultivated in the Philippines? (The Manila Bulletin 2011/03/19)
  • US government puts pressure on Kenya to promote GM crops (Daily Nation 2011/03/13)
  • GM cow to produce human milk (China Daily 2011/03/22)
  • Dangers of GM food shown again (Environmental Sciences Europe 2011/3)
  • Hokkaido University and others develop a GM Japanese silver grass (Bitek Joho Fukyu Kai 2011/03/03)
  • National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) develops a pharm strawberry (Inoprex 2011/02/03)
  • GM cloned pig soon to appear for organ transplantation China Radio International 2011//32)
  • Monsanto to join in development with biofuel company (Cnet News 2011/03/09)
  • Monsanto Japan backs up activities of a GMO promotion group (Monsanto 211/03/04)
  • Hawaiian hotel declares itself GMO free (Green Traveler 2001/03/16)
  • GM crop approvals for March 2011
Closeup
New microbe appears from GM crop – causes infertility and miscarriages (Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (2011/01/16)





Bio Journal - April 2011

Contents

Trend:
Non-approved GM papaya being distributed in Okinawa and Miyazaki

News

  • EU approves non-approved GM crop contamination in animal feed (Food and Water Watch Europe 2011/02/23 and others)
  • GM polluted honey also to be subject to approval (European Voice 2011/02/09)
  • Oregon demands removal of GM lawn grass pollution (Capital Press 2011/02/10, the Argus Observer 2011/02/27)
  • GM maize for biofuel approved (The New York Times 2011/02/12 and others)
  • Refusal to cultivate GM alfalfa (Hay and Forage 2011/02/09)
  • Two Mexican state governments enact GM crop regulatory laws (Greenpeace International 2011/03/02)
  • Pesticide spraying banned on land adjacent to residences in Argentina (GM Watch 2011/02/26)
  • 60% of citizens opposed to GM food in China (Peoplefs Daily 2011/02/23)
  • Wave of opposition over GM aubergine in the Philippines (Business World 2011/02/17, The Philippine Star 2011/02/20, Philippine Daily Inquirer 2011/03/02)
  • Introduction of GM food labeling in South Africa (IOL South Africa 2011/01/31)
  • Kenya to formulate guidelines to open way for commercial cultivation of GM crops (Daily Nation 2011/02/28)
  • Long-lasting rose developed (The Daily Mail 2011/02/14)
  • New pesticide resistant maize (Canadian Business 2011/03/01)
  • State of cultivation of GM crops in 2010 (ISAAA 2011/02/22)
  • GMO-free spreading in Central Europe (Croatian Times 2011/02/17, Caboodle 2011/02/15)
  • New Zealand halts development of cloned livestock (Waikato Times 2011/02/21)
  • The end of cloned livestock development?
  • GM crop approvals for February 2011
Closeup
GM crop cultivation data for 2010 announced by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA)





Bio Journal - March 2011

Contents

Trend:
Research Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation denies an Africa strategy (Business Report 2011/01/16)

News

  • GM tomato shows clear abnormalities on rats (The Huffington Post 2011/12/31)
  • GM mosquitoes secretly released into the wild in Malaysia (The Star 2011/01/30 and others)
  • National and state governments start moves over GM salmon approval (Juneau Empire 2011/02/01 and others)
  • Criticism and countercharges against an organic farmer in Western Australia (Farm Weekly 2011/01/21 and others)
  • Trial cultivation of GM white clover for pasture in Australia (Weekly Times 2011/01/14)
  • US government gives the go sign for GM alfalfa again (Capital Press 2011/02/03 and others)
  • GM crop cultivation to be banned in US wilderness areas (The Post-Standard 2011/01/10 and others)
  • New experiments not approved in Mexico (Business Week 2011/01/27)
  • GM maize trial cultivation to go ahead in Paraguay (Latinamerican 2011/02/03)
  • Debate held in Cnina on GM crop development (SciDev.net2011/01/10)
  • Indian farmers demand rejection of state governmentfs seed contract (The Hindu 2011/02/03)
  • Bulgaria bans GM crop cultivation (Focus Information 2011/02/02)
  • Local Dutch parliament passes ban on GM crop cultivation (A Seed Europe 2011/01/29)
  • Biotech safety law passed in Ghana (Ghana Broadcasting Corporation 2011/01/26)
  • Investigation of Bt maize progresses in South Africa (Business Day 2011/02/01)
  • GMO crop approvals for December 2010
Closeup
What is synthetic life?





Bio Journal - February 2011

Contents

Trend:
Western Australian organic farmer stripped of organic certification due to GM pollution (Australian Broadcasting Corporation 2011/01/03 and others)

News

  • India approves cultivation trials for GM rubber tree (The Economic Times 2011/01/05 and others)
  • New Zealand approves cultivation trials for GM pine tree (Environmental Risk Management Authority 2010/12/15)
  • Cultivation trials of GM elm and sweet chestnut in US (News Observer 2010/12/10)
  • Unified criteria being drawn up for banning GM crops in Europe (ENDS Europe 2010/12/21)
  • German court says restrictions on GMOs are legal (Deutsche Presse-Agentur 2010/11/24)
  • German Bayer and BASF move toward joint development of GM rice (Agence France Press 2010/12/27)
  • Downward trend in GM crop cultivation in EU (ENDS Europe 2010/12/14)
  • Resistant insect pests flourishing in India (The Telegraph (India) 2010/12/11)
  • Order to destroy Bt aubergine in Philippines (Philippine Daily Enquirer 2010/12/19)
  • Indian university approves GM rice cultivation trials (The Times of India 2010/12/14)
  • Will joining TPP mean intervention in GM food labeling? (Scoop News 2010/12/07)
  • Deadline of order to destroy GM sugar beet postponed again (Food Navigator 2010/12/23)
  • Moves to resume GM alfalfa cultivation (USDA 2010/12/17)
  • US government GMO diplomacy revealed by Wikileaks ((Greenpeace International 2010/12/21 and others)
  • US company also considering litigation over GM salmon (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation 2010/12/20)
  • Efforts to increase non-GMO varieties in Brazil (Reuters Brazil 2010/11/09)
  • Glyphosate herbicide decreases photosynthesis (Plant and Soil 2010/10/11)
Closeup
Recent situation on GM mosquitoes (Cayman News Service 2010/12/14, Malaysia Kini 2011/01/04, and others)





Bio Journal - January 2011

Contents

Trend:
Large illegal release of GM mosquitoes in the Caribbean (Bernama Malaysia 2010/11/24 and others)

News

  • Unapproved GM lawn grass spreads (Capital Press 2010/11/10 and 11)
  • Uganda shaken by lifting of ban on GM crops (Daily Monitor 2010/11/26, New Vision 2010/10/27, Business Daily 2010/11/10 and others)
  • Application for approval of GM apple in US (AP 2010/11/29, Penticton Western News 2010/12/02)
  • GM sugar beet receives disposal order even for seed production (AP 2010/11/10, Environmental News Service 2010/11/30 and others)
  • European Food Safety Authority gives seal of approval for SmartStack crop varieties (Test biotech 2010//11/04)
  • One million signatures for a freeze on GM crops in Europe (Agence France-Presse 2010/10/06)
  • Spreading damage in Indian GM cotton producing areas by the cotton mirid bug, Creontiades biseratense (GM Watch 2010/10/24)
  • Top secret trials of GM rice in India (The Times of India 2010/11/18)
  • IAASTD joint international research negates food production increase effect of GM crops (Next Nigeria 2010/10/28)
  • Bill Gates Foundation supports GM banana plan (Seattle Times 2010/11/09)
  • Did US FDA cover up an environmental impacts assessment warning? (Center for Food Safety 2010/10/27)
  • Environmental protection groups criticize GM salmon (Food & Water Watch USA 2010/11/05 and 17, Friends of the Earth USA 2010/11/08, New Scientist 2010/11/18)
  • GM crop approvals for November 2010
Closeup
IAASTD evaluation of GM crops







AIST The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
BRAIN Bio-oriented Technology Research Advancement Institution
BSE Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
Bt Bacillus thuringiensis
GM Genetically Modified
GMO Genetically Modified Organism
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
ES Embryonic Stem (cell)
EU European Union
IPOD The International Patent Organism Depository
JAPR The Japan Association for Advancement of Phyto-regulators
KONARC National Agricultural Research Center for Kyushu Okinawa Region
MAFF Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
MAT Multi-Auto-Transformation
METI Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
MEXT Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
MHLW Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
NARC National Agricultural Research Center
NARCH National Agricultural Research Center for Hokkaido Region
NARCT National Agricultural Research Center for Tohoku Region
NIAES National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences
NIAS National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences
NICS National Institute of Crop Science
NIFTS National Institute of Fruit Tree Science
NIFS National Institute of Floricultural Science
NIAH National Institute of Animal Health
NILGS National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science
NIVTS National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science
R&D Research and Development
RCAST Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo
SAP Scientific Advisory Panel
SNP single nucleotide polymorphism
vCJD variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease
WeNARC National Agricultural Research Center for Western Region

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