Articles

GMO labelling – the battle to keep corporations honest

19th December 2015

GMO labelling is important, but it is a means to an end – not the end itself. As the year comes to a close, we review the state of GMO labelling in the US and EU.

‘Climate-Smart Agriculture’ – the greenwash threat to the ecological farmers who feed the world

9th November 2015

Agroecology, practised by grassroots small scale food producers and small farmers, is in danger of being pushed off the climate change agenda by corporate interests.

Opting out of GMOs in the EU – what does it take?

3rd September 2015

Which EU countries have ‘banned’ GMOs – and what is it going to take to keep Europe GM free? Here are some basics on the bans.

Is Roundup killing our bees?

5th August 2015

Evidence is growing of a link between the world’s most widely used herbicide – Roundup – and Colony Collapse Disorder in bees. Are humans next?

Cultivating Myths – The Pro-GMO Bias of the BBC

9th June 2015

Is the BBC balanced – or biased? This week’s Panorama programme entitled GM Food: Cultivating Fear has answered that question for most of us.

Those 2015 manifestos in full

24th April 2015

Read what the main parties have to say about GMOs – and weep. And then start asking them some tough questions about how they will fix our broken food system

Eat GMOs, get fat?

20th February 2015

As a new global report shows we are losing the obesity war, it’s time to ask: could GMOs be contributing to this weighty problem?

GMOs – a game of risk

29th January 2015

An important joint statement by hundreds of independent scientists deconstructs the notion that there is ‘scientific consensus’ on the safety of GMOs

Keeping the pressure up on GMOs in 2015

31st December 2014

A year end message from the Beyond GM Team. We’ve had a great year, and with your help and support we are looking forward to a busy – and GMO-free – 2015.

Who says GMOs are safe? (and who says they’re not)

8th December 2014

Claims that big international institutions believe that GMOs are safe, are often either exaggerated or outright misleading. Here are the facts.