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GMO 2.0 – what you should know

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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.

GMO oils and the risk of liver disease

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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.

GM maize – a cautionary tale

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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.

UK government: yes to new GM wheat trial

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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.

Coming to a shop near you – sneaky new GMOs

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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!

FDA tests find glyphosate in US honey

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Confidential records reveal that levels of the toxic herbicide were higher than could be considered ‘safe’ by the standards of other countries.

EU: Glyphosate stays on the market – for now

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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.

US food companies to plan to label GMOs – but is there more to the story?

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Are the recent turnarounds in GMO labelling in the US a victory – or is there a lot more to this rapidly changing story?

Are GMO crops OK as long as you don’t eat them?

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GMOs and their associated pesticides support a damaging, outdated form of agriculture and can find their way into everything from teabags to tampons with no guarantee of safety.

German beer has an added ingredient – glyphosate

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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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