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Taarini Chopra works with CBAN, Seeds of Diversity Canada and the Global Food Politics Group at uWaterloo, and is co-chair of the Waterloo Region Food Systems Roundtable.
CBAN's Lucy Sharratt wrote in a 2003 paper for the Canadian Institute of Child Health entitled Genetically Engineered Food and Child Health that introducing new genes into the human diet or moving genes to new contexts can create new allergens.
Both CBAN and the Non-GMO Project have guides to buying GMO-free foods.
CBAN has also demanded the crop be removed from the market until exhaustive research has been completed on the genetically-engineered crop.
"Health Canada did not conduct or require any testing for this new eight-trait genetically engineered corn and did not even officially authorize it for release into the food system," Lucy Sharratt, CBAN's coordinator, said in a press release.
Under the agreement between IRI and the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), a Consultative Board for Advancing Nanotechnology (CBAN) was formed in 2004 to create awareness and understanding of the industrial innovation processes used to convert new nanoscale science and engineering knowledge into viable commercial products.
Under the CBAN, two working groups were organized: one focused on innovation and a second focused on environmental health and safety.
The Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) is a central action resource in the campaign against genetic engineering.
(NASDAQ: CBAN) has said that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of USD0.05 per share on its common stock.
(NASDAQ: CBAN) has announced redemption of 5,146 shares of its Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock (USD1,000 Par Value).
(NASDAQ: CBAN) has reported net income available to shareholders of USD1.384m, or USD0.16 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2014, compared to USD701,000, or USD0.08 per diluted share for the comparable 2013 period, while net income available to shareholders for the nine months ended September 30, 2014 was USD3.533m, or USD0.42 per diluted share, compared to USD1.879m, or USD0.22 per share for the comparable 2013 period.
Colony Bankcorp Inc (NASDAQ: CBAN) has announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of USD0.04875 per share.
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