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  • 12.10.2016


    Divergence of opinion within EFSA highlights serious shortcomings with assessment process

    Since the beginning of the year, the European Commission has proposed eight new authorisations for commercialisation of genetically modified (GM) plants in the EU, a further two authorisations for...

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    Commission must finally listen to the parliament on GMO approvals

    MEPs voted today to object to a decision by the European Commission to authorise the cultivation of three genetically modified organisms in the EU, and the authorisation to import two (1).Due to...

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  • 23.09.2016

    6 reasons to ban GM plant cultivation in the EU

    On Friday 14 October, the EU Commission will probably submit to the Standing Committee on plants, animals, food and feed three draft regulations aimed at renewal of the authorisation of cultivation...

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  • 15.09.2016

    The Monsanto Tribunal

    Because industrial agriculture is endangering farmers, citizens, the ecosystems and our future

    Industrial agriculture has developed rapidly in so called developed countries in the wake of Second World War in an attempt to avoid famines and restore food sovereignty in the countries most...

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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 resounding no.

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MEPs protest on Right to Know Day against fake transparency on glyphosate

“Secret Science is not science”

Every year, on 28th September, transparency campaigners, governments and international bodies such as UNESCO celebrate International Right to Know Day.

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Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Letter to the European Commission

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Fusion Bayer-Monsanto

Lettre à la Commission européenne

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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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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

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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