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Commission attempt to limit GMO policy failures stops short of necessary overhaul

Press release | April 12, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Today: · Commission admits GMO safety checks need improving · Austria imposes new national ban on GM oilseed rape · Slovakia suspends Monsanto maize growing for 2006 season · EFSA releases scientific opinion on...

EU Commissioners must heed Council critics on GMOs

Press release | April 11, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — EU Commissioners will be making a grave mistake, Friends of the Earth Europe and Greenpeace warned today, if they ignore the strong criticism levelled by member states on the way GMOs are currently authorised in the EU. The...

GMO contamination in Spain: a warning for Europe

Press release | April 4, 2006 at 0:00

Vienna, International — The spiralling uptake of genetically engineered (GE) crops in Spain is causing massive genetic contamination, threatens the livelihood of farmers and urgently needs to be suspended, says Greenpeace. In a new report,...

GE insect resistant (Bt) maize in Europe

Publication | April 1, 2006 at 0:00

Briefing 'GE insect resistant (Bt) maize in Europe:an unnecessary threat to wildlife and GE-free choice'.

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