The European Commission is currently deliberating on whether a handful of new plant breeding techniques are GMO. It’s not an easy question, but the outcome impacts consumer choice and food safety for all of us.
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.
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.
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.
Evidence is growing of a link between the world’s most widely used herbicide – Roundup – and Colony Collapse Disorder in bees. Are humans next?
Is the BBC balanced – or biased? This week’s Panorama programme entitled GM Food: Cultivating Fear has answered that question for most of us.
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
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?
An important joint statement by hundreds of independent scientists deconstructs the notion that there is ‘scientific consensus’ on the safety of GMOs
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.