July 23, 2017

PRRI letter to the European Commission on the Rule of Law, Better Regulation and the EU GMO legislation

To: Mr Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, Mr FransTimmermans, Commissioner for Better Regulation, Interinstitutional  Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental […]
October 21, 2016

Event: “New breeding solutions for new farmers challenges”, 11 October 2016, European Parliament.

The event was organised by the farming organisations AGPM (France), ASAJA (Spain), Confagricultura (Italy), DBV(Germany), MTK (Finland) NFU (UK), and the Public Research and Regulation Initiative (PRRI) As the host […]
September 7, 2016

Event: “Unshackling Innovation: Will Europe block or enable GM crops” 27 September 2016, European Parliament

The conference will bring together researchers, farmers, decision makers and other stakeholders from across the EU and overseas to share their experiences and discuss how Europe […]
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 […]
July 16, 2015

Unhealthy Fixation. The war against genetically modified organisms is full of fearmongering, errors, and fraud.

In an article published on 15 July 2015, the author reviews the evidence of claims in relation to genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Some quotes from the […]
April 21, 2015

The genome of cultivated sweet potato contains Agrobacterium T-DNAs with expressed genes: An example of a naturally transgenic food crop

Among 291 tested accessions of cultivated sweet potato, all contain one or more transfer DNA (T-DNA) sequences. These sequences, which are shown to be expressed in […]