GM Free Me: Showing our faces and raising our voices to be GM Free

(29th Sept 2014) GM Free Me is a visual petition, a UK ‘national portrait gallery’ of real people who are tired of politicians, regulators, pro-industry researchers and media pushing genetic engineering technology into our farming and food system and ignoring the concerns and opposition of millions of people. Be seen – and heard. Go to http://www.gmfreeme.org/ and show your face.
 

What every politician should know about GMOs - but hardly any of them does

(19th September 2014) On both sides of the Atlantic citizens are increasingly concerned about the use of GMOs in farming and food production but their questions and objections are continually ignored by governments and politicians. A pro-GMO mindset dominates the research establishment, the media and politics. Vested interest plays a part in this but so does ignorance.
 

How will the new EU team line up on GMOs, TTIP and Energy?

(11th Sept 2014; revised 11/9/14) The new EU President says he will be looking for a more democratic approach to GMO authorisations and transatlantic trade. He is also making radical and ambitious proposals for an Energy Union that will be “the world’s number one in renewable energies”. But are his Commissioners – “Team Juncker” - fit for purpose?
 

Cancer deaths double in Argentina's GMO and intensive cropping areas

(6th July 2014) A report by the Ministry of Health in Córdoba, Argentina reveals that deaths from cancerous tumours are double the national average in areas where genetically engineered crops are grown and agro-chemicals are used.
 

Salmon Wars

(6th June 2014) US Senators vote to label genetically engineered salmon but the Food and Drug Administration has got rid of the committee which advised against its approval
 

Shed indifference: celebrate the (non GMO) seeds that feed us

(28th Sept 2014) The Great Seed Festival is a cultural, technical and educational extravaganza taking place in London and the UK on the 10th to 12th October; with fringe events throughout the month
 

GMO OMG: London premiere of the award winning film

(26th Sept. 2014) As part of the Great Seed Festival, GMO OMG will be screened at The Garden Museum, Lambeth on 10th October starting at 6.30.
 

GMO lobby sees Juncker Commission as bad news

(12th Sept 2014) The GMO lobby is worried that the new EU President has promised his Commission will be “more political” than its predecessor.
 

GMOs in Oregon: good news and bad news

(21st July 2014) GMO labelling bill wins through to a state ballot but Department of Agriculture says it has no power to enact GMO crop laws.
 

Hillary Clinton: Presidential Candidate for the GMO industry?

(7th July 2014) If she runs and gets elected to the White House in 2016 she'll push the GMO industry agenda. Meanwhile she wants to help them with their "semantics".