GMOs – Suggested reading

Good Food Makes Everything Better: GMOs drew on the following sources:

Beyond GM, Want to feed the world? Switch to organic farming, 10 December 2014, http://beyond-gm.org/want-to-feed-the-world-switch-to-organic-farming/

de Schutter O, Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development Report submitted by the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, 20 December 2010. http://www.srfood.org/images/stories/pdf/officialreports/20110308_a-hrc-16-49_agroecology_en.pdf

Fagan J et al, GMO Myths and Truths: An evidence-based examination of the claims made for the safety and efficacy of genetically modified crops and foods, 2nd Edition, Earth Open Source, 2014. http://earthopensource.org/earth-open-source-reports/gmo-myths-and-truths-2nd-edition

Guyton KZ et al, Carcinogenicity of tetrachlorvinphos, parathion, malathion, diazinon, and glyphosate, Lancet Oncology, 2015; 16(5): 490–91. http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(15)70134-8/abstract 

Hilbeck A et al, No scientific consensus on GMO safety, Environmental Sciences Europe, 2015, 27:4. http://www.enveurope.com/content/27/1/4/abstract

Hoffman B, Thinking outside the GMO box, Forbes, 15 October 2015, http://www.forbes.com/sites/bethhoffman/2013/10/15/thinking-outside-the-gmo-box

IAASTD, Food Security in a Volatile World (Brief), International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development, 2008 http://www.unep.org/dewa/agassessment/docs/10505_FoodSecurity.pdf

IAASTD, Agriculture at a Crossroads, Synthesis Report, International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development, 2009 . http://apps.unep.org/publications/pmtdocuments/-Agriculture%20at%20a%20crossroads%20-%20Synthesis%20report-2009Agriculture_at_Crossroads_Synthesis_Report.pdf

Macilwain C, Rejection of GM crops is not a failure for science, Nature, 2015; 525:7567. http://www.nature.com/news/rejection-of-gm-crops-is-not-a-failure-for-science-1.18271

Robinson, C, Who says GMOS are safe – and who says; they’re not, Beyond GM, 8 December 2014   http://beyond-gm.org/who-says-gmos-are-safe-and-who-says-theyre-not

The Letter from America – Living with GMOs, November 2014, www.theletterfromamerica.org

Union of Concerned Scientists, Genetic Engineering in Agriculture, http://www.ucsusa.org/our-work/food-agriculture/our-failing-food-system/genetic-engineering-agriculture#.VgBV-t9VhBc

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Wake up before it’s too late: Making agriculture truly sutainalbe now for food security in a changing cliamte, UNCTAD, September 2013, http://unctad.org/en/PublicationsLibrary/ditcted2012d3_en.pdf

US Right to Know, d Seedy Business: What Big Food is hiding with its slick PR campaign on GMOs, February 2015, http://usrtk.org/seedybusiness.pdf

Woodward L, A vision of food and farming beyond GM, Beyond GM, 11 November 2014, http://beyond-gm.org/going-beyond-gm/