February 2016

Gene-editing – a GMO by any other name…

26th February 2016

There is a considerable amount of hype regarding the ability of ‘gene-edited’ crops and animals to transform agriculture. But what, exactly, is gene-editing – and can it live up to the hype?

Open letter praises Pope Francis’ defence of biodiversity and small farmers

20th February 2016

International groups, including Beyond GM, sign an open letter to Pope Francis, praising the religious leader for his defence of biodiversity and small farmers

20 years ago today… What have we learned since the GMO Flavr Savr tomato?

5th February 2016

20 years ago the UK began selling its first GMO food – a puree made from the Flavr Savr tomato. So what have we learned since then?