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Organic GMOs – ask yourself, can this ever be a ‘thing’?

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The idea that new ‘genome editing’ techniques like CRISPR and gene drives could have a role in organic agriculture has prompted some difficult discussions around values and worldviews.

Tell your MEP to vote for a moratorium on gene drives

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Please write to your MEP before October 25 and ask him or her to support a proposed international moratorium on risky gene drives.

Citizen science reveals glyphosate in UK breakfast cereals

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A UK doctor took matters into her own hands and had four popular UK cereal brands tested for glyphosate. So just what are we – and our children – eating?

Joint petition demands the UK protect GM food labels post-Brexit

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Will the UK maintain strict GMO labelling laws post-Brexit? We’ve teamed up with GM Freeze to petition the UK government to ensure we all know what we are eating in future.

US Jury orders Monsanto to pay $289 million in Roundup cancer trial

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In the first of many pending trials in the US, a California jury has ruled that the herbicide glyphosate (Roundup) can cause cancer, that Monsanto knew this and failed to provide adequate warnings.

GM-fed salmon are being trialled in GM-free Scotland

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An experiment in feeding farmed salmon GM feed is underway in the highlands of Scotland – and you should be worried about where it is taking us.

Victory! European court says new GMO tech must be fully regulated

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Crops obtained by new ‘induced’ or ‘targeted’ mutagenesis should fall under existing laws restricting the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), says top European court.

Sustainability: Are you a leader or a follower?

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When it comes to sustainability in food and farming we need leaders and we need followers; what we can’t afford is freeloaders and easy riders who peddle nothing but buzzwords.

GMO Golden Rice offers no nutritional benefits says FDA

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After a lengthy assessment the US FDA has concluded that that Golden Rice – genetically engineered to improve child health – does not meet the nutritional requirements to make a health claim.

What’s in a name? The battle for food authenticity, integrity and sustainability

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How bogus branding and marketing claims undermine notions of integrity of provenance and its hype and promotion suppresses real questions and more nuanced conversations about authenticity and sustainability.