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  • 25.05.2016

    Good for business, bad for us

    Why Bayer buying Monsanto is more than just another merger

    German drugs and chemicals group Bayer has announced a $62 billion cash offer for the US company Monsanto, owner of the glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup and of the only GM plant currently...

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  • 17.05.2016

    No privatisation of life

    No patent on our tomatoes!

    A few weeks ago a European-wide coalition of NGOs launched a mass opposition against a patent held by the Swiss agrochemical company Syngenta on tomatoes produced by conventional breeding.

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  • CC Tim Parkinson
    13.04.2016

    Toxic substances/glyphosate

    EU Parliament opposes re-approval of glyphosate for most uses

    The European Parliament today adopted a resolution setting out its position on a proposal by the EU Commission to reapprove the controversial toxic substance glyphosate for use in Europe. The...

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  • 24.02.2016

    New breeding techniques

    hidden GMOs?

    A lot of thought usually goes into choosing a name for new products, especially when it comes to breeding methods and seeds.  For example, in the 1990's, when the big chemical companies...

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27.04.2016

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Issue n°19 April 2016

GREEN INSIGHT INTO EU FOOD POLICYGlyphosate: Will the Commission finally listen to the call to end glyphosate use?Unfair trading practices in food supply chain: The "New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition" A threat to local populations in AfricaExternal fisheries: Ensuring sustainable...

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Food campaign - The Greens/EFA in the EP
26.02.2016

Seven Reasons To Ban Glyphosate

It's Time To Stand Up To Monsanto!

What is glyphosate, and why should you be worried about it? Glyphosate is a chemical used in herbicides such as Monsanto's Roundup and recently became the most used agricultural chemical of all time. Despite this, there's a good chance you won't have heard of it, and the chemical giants would probably be...

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10.02.2016

Séralini proves again that the EU's GMO evaluation process is flawed

A post from the food campaign

For the Greens, the evaluation process of GMOs - as well as the authorisation decision process - in the EU must be reviewed and strengthened. Mr Juncker even committed himself to do so during his first speech...

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