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UN Issues Severe Climate Warning Ahead of Summit

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By Michael McCarthy, Environment Editor - THE INDEPENDENT - Nov 24-'10 The world is now firmly on the path for dangerous...

New Study Claims FDA Review of GM Salmon Is Incomplete

24 No 10 - Truthout - Mike Ludwig Nov 24 '10 The process used by... 

Manitoba Turkey-Breeding Operation Tests Positive For Strain Of Bird Flu

Manitoba News Release - November 24, 2010 ............................................................ Consumption of Properly Prepared Turkey Products Remains Safe Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives (MAFRI) is working with federal officials of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) at a quarantined turkey-breeding operation in Manitoba. Manitoba has a comprehensive federal-provincial-producer plan to respond to avian influenza and the plan is being implemented. ·     Some Manitoba turkeys have tested positive for an H5 strain of bird flu. There is no evidence this is the Asian strain of H5N1 influenza and it is considered highly unlikely it will be. There is no indication of any human illness. ·     The Canadian Food Inspection Agency will lead the response to this situation. Veterinarians and other specialized staff from MAFRI are working closely with CFIA and assisting with the response. ·     Workers at the breeding operation are being contacted and offered

Roundup-Resistant Ragweed Spread Tracked in Ontario

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Manitoba Co-operator - Staff - Nov 1-2010 Rendering by Paul Hoppe. Giant ragweed resistant to glyphosate...