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GMOs in the UK food system – new leaflets

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As part of our work with chefs we’ve been working with the Greencuisine Trust to produce a series of downloadable leaflets looking at GMOs in the UK food system. Here’s the first three.

Nutrient collapse – Why biofortified food won’t ‘feed the world’

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‘Bioengineering’ nutrients into our food – a promise which so far has failed to materialise – distracts us from real issues of soil degradation, climate change, poor diet choices and lack of political will to support a right to food.

Are GM food opponents stupid?

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A new survey claims to show that GM food opponents are ignorant extremists. That’s how it’s being spun – but does the evidence really stand up?

Deceptive reporting of EU-funded feeding study on GM maize

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An EU-funded study has falsely claimed to show the GM diets had no adverse effects and to refute the Séralini long-term study on GM maize and Roundup.

GMO bacteria in Europe’s animal feed spreading antibiotic resistance

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European officials admit genetically engineered additives in the EU’s farm animal food chain pose a serious risk to human health and the environment by spreading antibiotic resistance.

EU Scientific Advice Mechanism in lockstep with US government, GMO lobby

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The European Commission’s Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) – a group with well known ties to industry – has issued a statement saying that the EU’s laws on GMOs should be revised to clear the path for “new GM” techniques.

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.