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 […]
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 […]
November 28, 2012

Seralini et al 2012

Question: does the September 2012 article “Long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize” by Seralini et al  (journal: Food and Chemical […]
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 […]
January 6, 2013

Former anti-GM activist apologises for anti GM campaigns

In a lecture given at the Oxford Farming Conference (London, 3 January 2013), former Anti-GM activist Mark Lynas apologised for the anti GM campaigns and actions […]
January 6, 2013

U.K. Secretary of State says GM crops represent an opportunity

Speaking at the Oxford Farming Conference (London, 3 – 5 January 2013),  Rt Hon Owen Paterson, UK Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs stated that GM […]
January 20, 2013

Flawed research should not be used for political agendas.

(Translations and links available at the bottom of this page) The article “Long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize” by […]
February 13, 2013

Activists who destroyed a GM field trial in Belgium sentenced to imprisonment

On the 12th of February 2013 a Belgian judge ruled in the case of the Belgian state against Field Liberation Movement activists who destroyed a GM potato […]