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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

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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.

The GMO labeling movement: Vermont and beyond

From Guest Posts

Teen campaigner Brigid Armbrust looks back on the Vermont GMO labeling initiative – and her role in encouraging kids to get involved in their food futures.

European Commission approves 11 more GMOs for food/feed

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Coming to a supermarket near you? The EU has today made several new approvals for GMO maize that can be used in human food and animal feed.

The Bayer-Monsanto merger – corporate madness or a moment of possibility?

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For anyone interested in the future of food – and civilisation – the proposed mega-mergers of several Big Ag companies are pointing us in a new and better direction – if only we’d take the first steps.

Post Brexit government must make sustainable food policy a priority

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Over 80 organisations, including Beyond GM, have signed a letter to David Davies and Theresa May outlining the implications of Brexit on food and farming.

European officials delay decision on glyphosate – again

From News

Time is running out on the decision to relicense the toxic herbicide glyphosate in Europe. Will EU authorities follow the science – or follow the money?

God’s red pencil? CRISPR and the three myths of precise genome editing

From Guest Posts

New “gene editing” techniques are the subject of a massive PR blitz intended to fool u into thinking that they are more precise – and therefore safer- than old genetic engineering techniques. Don’t believe the hype

Beyond GM joins Neil Young’s Global Village in the UK/EU

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We’re privileged to be organising the GMO and Future of Farming tents in Neil Young’s Global Villages throughout the UK and the rest of the EU. Here’s the story…