19.08.2003 |

Brazil: Judge waives ban on GM soybeans but environment minister blocks sales

A year long court ban to plant Monsantos Roundup Ready soybeans has been waived by a single judge of an appellate court. The minister of environment pointed out, that no GMO could be marketed without a proper environmental impact assessment, which was still missing for Monsantos beans. This comes at a moment when the Lula government is preparing new legislation on GMOs.</p><p><a href="http://www.hirehealth.com/ci/servlet/com.ci.news.DisplayNews?NEWS_ID=243645">IPS: ENVIRONMENT-BRAZIL: TRANSGENIC SOYA ADVANCES IN LEGAL BATTLE</a>

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