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EU NGOs: new plant breeding techniques must be included in GMO regulations

From News

NGOs from across Europe, including Beyond GM, issue a joint position statement, insisting that EU legislation must be fully applied to the so-called ‘New Plant Breeding Techniques’.

Do you want GMOs on the menu? We want your views

From News

Tell us what you think about GMOs in restaurant and takeaway food – we’ll make sure UK chefs and caterers hear what you have to say

Gene drives: to a land of milk and honey or the apocalypse?

From Articles

Gene drives have the potential to spread genetically engineered genes through wild species, causing massive ecological disruption and even “re-engineering” entire populations.

Let’s get UK chefs talking about GMOs

From Campaigning

This year our new initiative, Stir the Pot, aims to get chefs in the UK learning more, thinking more and talking more about GMOs. If you eat out – you can be part of the conversation

UK GMO wheat trial to go ahead

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Ignoring concerns that it could increase antibiotic resistance and contaminate existing crops, the UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has given the go-ahead for a new open air trial of GMO wheat.

EU stalls on authorising new GMOs – again

From News

The result of this week’s EU vote on the authorisation of three GM maize varieties isn’t a straightforward win or lose – it’s just the next shambolic step in a long and unsatisfactory process.

Glyphosate’s link to liver damage exposed

From News

Newly published evidence shows that, at levels many thousands of times below what regulators around the world consider ‘safe’, long-term dietary exposure to glyphosate can trigger liver disease.

GMOs not ‘substantially equivalent’ to natural foods

From News

A new study examining a widely-consumed strain of GMO maize has found that the process of genetic modification substantially raised levels of toxins in the plant.

New push for UK/EU GMOs begins

From News

New UK field trials, pro-GM Member States pushing to plant GMO maize and a new GM potato in the US show we are still far from the GM-free ideal.

Waitrose switch to non-GM soya is good news, but…

From News

A UK supermarket switching to non-GM feed is a small victory for campaigners, but before you get your flags out, consider the all important context.