PRRI Public Research and Regulation Initiative

July 4, 2016

Research organisations call upon the European Parliament to encourage respect for independent science advice and to condemn attacks on scientists

On 7th June, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) received a package containing explosive material addressed to a scientist providing independent scientific advice to EFSA. A large […]
June 29, 2016

107 Nobel laureates sign letter blasting Greenpeace over GMOs

The Washington Post: More than 100 Nobel laureates have signed a letter urging Greenpeace to end its opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The letter asks […]
May 18, 2016

US-NAS Committee report: Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences and Prospects (2016)

A main task of the committee was to examine the evidence related to claims of positive and negative effects of existing genetically engineered (GE) crops.  The […]
January 14, 2014

Allow Golden Rice Now – Campaign

“Golden Rice is a cure for a crisis that kills more people each year than malaria, HIV/Aids or tuberculosis. The actions against genetic modification by Greenpeace and its […]
November 29, 2012

PRRI and farmer organisations publish letter on Seralini article

After the September 2012 article “Long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize” by Seralini et al, suggesting that rats developed cancer after […]
June 13, 2012

Rio+20 Side Event: Sustainable Farming, Food Security and Biotechnology

We need to keep on improving access to better and sufficient food while alleviating the environmental drawbacks of agriculture. Join Us! The world is facing very […]
June 2, 2012

New website and briefing paper: EU GMO Policies, Sustainable Farming And Public Research

The briefing paper was launched at an event in Brussels together with the new website www.greenbiotech.eu and was produced by public-sector scientists active in biotechnology research and farmers […]
December 18, 2011

Ask-Force: Molecular differences between GM- and non-GM crops over-estimated?

1. The Issue The difference between GM- and non-GM-crops has been overestimated, as soon as genetic engineering has been applied to crop breeding. The uncontested understanding […]