June 20, 2013

PRRI Chairman Prof. Marc Van Montagu awarded the 2013 World Food Prize

Washington, D.C. (June 19, 2013) – Three distinguished scientists — Marc Van Montagu of Belgium, and Mary-Dell Chilton andRobert T. Fraley of the United States — […]
May 27, 2013

Concerns about the reference to GM plants on EFSA website in relation to declining bee populations

In a letter to the Executive Director of EFSA, Dr. Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle, PRRI expresses concern about the way in which GM plants are mentioned on the EFSA […]
May 1, 2013

Article: “Genetic engineering policy needs modification”

Omega Science, 29 April 2013: Writing in the Cell Press journal Trends in Plant Science, scientists from Spain and the United Kingdom argue that the European Union will […]
April 26, 2013

PRRI comments on the consultation for the review of the European policy on organic agriculture

In a letter to the European Commission, PRRI comments on a recent consultation for the review of the European policy on organic agriculture. PRRI expresses disappointment that […]
April 5, 2013

Pioneering Plant Biotechnology in Europe, 22 April 2013, A tribute to Jeff Schell

Pioneering Plant Biotechnology in Europe, 22 April 2013 A tribute to Jeff Schell “Pioneering Plant Biotechnology in Europe – A tribute to Jeff Schell” will give you a […]
March 28, 2013

PRRI and farmers organisations express support for UK Secretary of State

In a letter to the  UK Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Mr. Owen Paterson, PRRI and various farmers organisations have expressed their  support for […]
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 […]
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 […]