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February 16, 2017
Canada's Competition Bureau clears Sygenta-ChemChina merger – First of the three mega-mergers approved in Canada
February 15, 2017
Canada-Europe Trade Agreement approved in EU – CETA takes a step closer to unapproved GM food in Canada
December 22, 2016
New study finds GM corn is not substantially equivalent – CBAN asks Health Canada to re-assess 2001 safety decision
The Canadian government wants to allow a percent, 0.2% or higher, of our food to be contaminated with genetically modified (GM) foods that have not been approved by Health Canada as safe. The GM foods will have been approved for safety in at least one other country but not yet approved by our own government. The federal government calls this “Low Level Presence” or LLP and argues that this “low level” of contamination from unapproved GM foods is not harmful. Click here for more information and action.