Keep Agent Orange herbicide out of our food!

Keep Agent Orange herbicide out of our food!


Source- The Ecologist The growing trend for GM crops incorporating herbicide resistance now threatens to flood Europe’s crops and groundwater with the Agent Orange chemical 2,4-D. The madness must stop […]

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Testbiotech, GeneWatch UK and the Pesticide Action Network (PAN): Stop risky herbicide 2,4-D

Testbiotech, GeneWatch UK and the Pesticide Action Network (PAN): Stop risky herbicide 2,4-D


Source: GeneWatch UK Stop risky herbicide 2,4-D Growing of genetically engineered plants likely to increase spraying of “agent orange herbicide” – if approved, it could be imported into the EU […]

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More consumption not necessary for human well-being, says UN report

More consumption not necessary for human well-being, says UN report


Source- euractiv Read the full report Greater food system efficiency and curbs to the expansion of cropland are necessary to prevent the collapse of global ecosystems, says a report presented […]

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Free trade for high risk biotech?

Free trade for high risk biotech?


Full report available here. 23 January 2014. Munich/ Berlin /Brussels Today, Testbiotech is publishing a new report on future developments in agro-biotechnology and genetic engineering. It focuses on genetically engineered […]

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Monsanto Whistleblower Reveals Company’s Artifice, Says GE Crops May Cause Disease

Monsanto Whistleblower Reveals Company’s Artifice, Says GE Crops May Cause Disease


Source- IRT Monsanto was quite happy to recruit young Kirk Azevedo to sell their genetically engineered cotton. Kirk had grown up on a California farm and had worked in several […]

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In Year of the Family Farmer…US Supreme Court Denies Family Farmers Right to Self-Defence from Monsanto Lawsuits

In Year of the Family Farmer…US Supreme Court Denies Family Farmers Right to Self-Defence from Monsanto Lawsuits


Source- Nation of Change The U.S. Supreme Court today issued a decision in the landmark federal lawsuit, Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association (OSGATA) et al v. Monsanto. Farmers were denied the […]

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Sign the Petition to Stop Brazil from Selling GM ‘Terminator’ Seeds

Sign the Petition to Stop Brazil from Selling GM ‘Terminator’ Seeds


Source: SumOfUs Under pressure from big commercial farms, the Brazilian parliament is about to hold a vote that will allow companies like Monsanto, Bayer, and others to start selling so-called ‘suicide […]

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Sudanese Authorities Seize ‘Illegal’ GM Soybean Shipment

Sudanese Authorities Seize ‘Illegal’ GM Soybean Shipment


Source: Sustainable Pulse Sudanese authorities have seized a shipment of genetically modified (GM) soybeans at Port Sudan harbour, stating that it is currently ‘illegal’ to import GM foodstuffs into the […]

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Biofuels booms contributes to problem of Honeybee shortage in Europe

Biofuels booms contributes to problem of Honeybee shortage in Europe


Article Source: BBC In more than half of European countries, there are not enough honeybees to pollinate crops, according to new research. Scientists believe that a boom in biofuels has […]

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The EU Seed Law: Write to your MEP and put a stop to this draconian legislation!

The EU Seed Law: Write to your MEP and put a stop to this draconian legislation!


New EU Seed Law & The Response So Far In 2012 the European Commission (unelected civil servants in Brussels) drew up a draconian new Plant Reproductive Material Law. Under this […]

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