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  • 06.07.2016

    6 reasons to ban GM plant cultivation in the EU

    On Friday 8 July, the EU Commission will submit to the Standing Committee on plants, animals, food and feed three draft regulations aimed at renewal of the authorisation of cultivation in the EU of...

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  • 08.06.2016

    The European Parliament says

    No "old" GMOs, no "new" GMOs, no GMOs in the EU, no GMOs in Africa

    June’s European Parliament Plenary saw five different votes related to GMOs. Altogether they give a good idea of the EP's very coherent opinion on GMOs, which can be summarized as being a...

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    Toxic substances/Glyphosate

    3 strikes must mean Commission rules glyphosate approval out

    A proposal for a temporary 'technical extension' of the EU approval of the herbicide glyphosate today failed to secure the support of a majority of EU governments (1). Commenting on the...

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  • 24.05.2016

    GMOs are back

    and they’re worse than before

    A brochure to explain the technical and political issue with new GMOs In the European Union, genetically modified organisms are subjected to a specific regulation. Before being authorized for...

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Issue n°21 June 2016

GREEN INSIGHT INTO EU FOOD POLICYGlyphosate approval: EU governments should begin glyphosate phase-out following Commission intransigenceToxic substances: Shameful Commission compounds wrongs on endocrine disruptorsEU funding for New Alliance ignores murky world of land-grabs and human rights violations...

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Food campaign - The Greens/EFA in the EP

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 authorised for cultivation in the EU (Mon 810 Maize).

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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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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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