GM News From Around the World

GM News From Around the World


This week has seen a number of big GM-related news stories in the press. Developments in the EU’s policy on GM, the announcement of a new three-year study into the long-term […]

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10 Good News Stories from the Worldwide Movement Against the GM Industry

10 Good News Stories from the Worldwide Movement Against the GM Industry


In recent weeks there has been a wave of good news stories from the movement to keep GM crops (and toxic pesticides) out of our fields, out of supply chains […]

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The UK Government and the GM industry: colluding to promote GM crops and foods, undermine consumer choice and ignore environmental harm

The UK Government and the GM industry: colluding to promote GM crops and foods, undermine consumer choice and ignore environmental harm


Source: GeneWatch UK GeneWatch UK today released a dossier of correspondence and meetings between the UK Government and the GM industry, obtained through a series of Freedom of Information requests. […]

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Philippine experts divided over climate change action: Scientists and farmers make competing claims for cutting-edge science and low-tech sustainable farming

Philippine experts divided over climate change action: Scientists and farmers make competing claims for cutting-edge science and low-tech sustainable farming


Source: Guardian Development   As governments meet in Berlin, scientists and farmers on the frontline ofclimate change in the Philippines are at odds over how best to adaptagriculture to the much higher temperatures and […]

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World’s Number 1 Herbicide (Glyphosate) Discovered in U.S. Mothers’ Breast Milk

World’s Number 1 Herbicide (Glyphosate) Discovered in U.S. Mothers’ Breast Milk


Source: Sustainable Pulse Pilot study shows build-up of glyphosate herbicide in Mothers’ bodies Urine testing shows glyphosate levels over 10 times higher than in Europe Initial testing shows Monsanto and […]

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Carving up a continent: How the UK government is facilitating the corporate takeover of African food systems.

Carving up a continent: How the UK government is facilitating the corporate takeover of African food systems.


Read the full wdm report, ‘Carving up a continent’ World Development Movement Press Release £600 million in UK aid money is going to a scheme to help big businesses increase […]

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Press Release- UN Climate experts: Green Revolution leaves food systems vulnerable to climate change

Press Release- UN Climate experts: Green Revolution leaves food systems vulnerable to climate change


The United Nations’ experts from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have stated that the so-called “green revolution” is leaving agriculture vulnerable to climate change, and that new approaches […]

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How “Extreme Levels” of Roundup in Food Became the Industry Norm

How “Extreme Levels” of Roundup in Food Became the Industry Norm


An article by Thomas Bøhn and Marek Cuhram, originally posted in Independent Science News Food and feed quality are crucial to human and animal health. Quality can be defined as […]

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Dr Debal Deb – India’s “Rice Warrior”

Dr Debal Deb – India’s “Rice Warrior”


An article by John Vidal. Originally posted in The Guardian 17th March 2014 Fifty years ago, every Indian village would probably have grown a dozen or more rice varieties that grew nowhere […]

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Seeds of Justice taster released by Guardian as it tackles G8′s Neo-colonial New Alliance

Seeds of Justice taster released by Guardian as it tackles G8′s Neo-colonial New Alliance


You can watch the 4 minute short here: Seeds of Justice The Guardian Newspaper today released a short taster of our upcoming film, Seeds of Justice. Due for release in Autumn […]

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