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mercredi 21 septembre 2016

Despite the horrific legacy of Agent Orange, Vietnam welcomes Monsanto’s GMOs

Vietnam’s Agriculture Minister has asked the country to embrace Monsanto 55 years after the company dumped 20 million gallons of Agent Orange there.

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samedi 28 mars 2015

Vietnam approves commercial crops of GMO corn to cut imports

Vietnamese farmers nationwide are now able to plant three varieties of genetically-modified (GM) corn from the Swiss firm Syngenta, according to a new government's rule announced Wednesday.

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lundi 24 novembre 2014

Vietnam, Agent Orange, and GMOs

An Agent Orange maker is being welcomed back to Vietnam to grow genetically modified organisms.

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jeudi 11 septembre 2014

Vietnam to plant genetically modified corn as questions linger

Vietnam has green-lighted the cultivation of its first genetically modified (GM) corn crop after leaving a number of disturbing questions unanswered.

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vendredi 22 août 2014

It’s official: Vietnam licenses genetically modified organisms

Vietnam has approved the importation of several genetically-modified (GM) corn varieties and left it to the environment ministry to decide whether to plant the controversial crops on a massive scale.

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mercredi 12 février 2014

In Vietnam, genetically modified organisms find fertile ground to grow

Monsanto faces global disdain, but Vietnam welcomes and even honors the Agent Orange maker

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mardi 4 février 2014

Foreign firms to show off GMO corn in Vietnam

The Vietnamese government is set to allow US and Swiss firms to show off some of their genetically-modified (GM) corn varieties by planting them in small areas even as they wait for approval to sell the seeds in Vietnam.

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samedi 6 avril 2013

Agent G.M.O.

HO CHI MINH CITY — It’s 5 a.m. and the streets already are buzzing. People know that the best time to shop at open-air markets is before daybreak. And they know to ask for fresh, firm vegetables grown locally, rather than in China, where dangerous pesticides are routinely overused.

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lundi 21 novembre 2011

Vietnam probes Japan's claim of GMO detection in pho

Vietnam agencies are investigating Japan's claim that it has found genetically modified organisms (GMO) in pho (rice noodles) exported by a local company, the news website of the Vietnam Farmers' Union reported on Thursday.

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