New genetic modification techniques are currently being used to change our food system, with largely unknown consequences. Here’s what you need to know and why you need to speak out.
A new study has found links between consumption of GMO soybean oil – used widely these days in restaurants in both the US and the UK – and liver dysfunction as well as possible weight gain.
In a globalised food system the story of white maize flour potentially contaminated with a nonfood variety of GM maize in the US shows why clear point-of-sale labelling is important in the UK.
In spite of concerns that it could increase antibiotic resistance and contaminate existing crops, the UK has given the go-ahead for a new open air trial of GMO wheat.
Biotech corporations are sneaking new types of GMOs into all kinds of things from apples to designer perfumes. A new guide advises consumers to be(a)ware!
Confidential records reveal that levels of the toxic herbicide were higher than could be considered ‘safe’ by the standards of other countries.
The European Commission has quietly given an temporary extension which allows farmers to keep using the toxic herbicide glyphosate – the active ingredient in Mondanto’s Roundup.
Are the recent turnarounds in GMO labelling in the US a victory – or is there a lot more to this rapidly changing story?
GMOs and their associated pesticides support a damaging, outdated form of agriculture and can find their way into everything from teabags to tampons with no guarantee of safety.
Tests by a German environmental group have found levels of the carcinogenic herbicide 4-300 times higher than is allowed in drinking water in the European Union.
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