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Who will feed the world?

Publication | July 31, 2008 at 0:00

Millions of people around the world are suffering food shortages, unaffordable food prices and hunger. This is due to a number of factors: industrial farming, bad harvests related to climate change, unjust distribution of food, rising oil...

GM crops: too many risks to ignore

Publication | September 30, 2008 at 0:00

The environmental risk assessment currently performed in the EU is inappropriate, as it is not capable of assessing the risks associated with GM plants (see Greenpeace environmental risk assessment reform briefing).

The EU GMO environmental risk assessment needs reforming

Publication | September 30, 2008 at 0:00

The current EU GMO authorisation process is affected by a fundamental problem. In breach of legal requirements, the authorisations are based exclusively on the opinions (all positive to date) of a single EU body, the European Food...

GMO orientation debate - Environment Council 20 October 2008

Publication | October 20, 2008 at 0:00

On Monday 20 October, EU environment ministers will have a policy debate on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The French Presidency has launched a debate on the review of the EU's GMO authorisation system. Representatives from each member...

Protégez l’agriculture et agissez contre les cultures OGM !

Press release | October 20, 2008 at 0:00

Luxembourg, Brussels, Belgium — L’Union Européenne souffre d’une Monsantosis aiguë, provoquée par une approche laxiste et non – scientifique relative aux organismes génétiquement modifiés (OGM). Greenpeace a mis en garde les ministres de...

Protect agriculture and stand up against GM crops

Press release | October 20, 2008 at 0:00

Luxembourg, Brussels, Belgium — The EU is suffering from a debilitating bout of Monsantosis, caused by its lax and unscientific approach to genetically modified organisms (GMOs), Greenpeace warned EU environment ministers meeting in Luxembourg...

Greenpeace calls on Commission to shut down EFSA GMO panel

Press release | October 31, 2008 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) should be banned from issuing opinions on genetically modified crops until it is able to assess the long-term impact of GM technology on health and the environment, said Greenpeace...

Ad hoc working group and Environment Council

Publication | November 11, 2008 at 0:00

On 4 December 2008, EU environment ministers have to agree on measures to reform the EU’s authorisation system for genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The last preparatory meeting before the Council, where national experts have to finalise...

Austrian report: Biological effects of transgenic maize NK603xMON810

Publication | November 11, 2008 at 0:00

A study published today by the Austrian government identified serious health threats of genetically modified (GM) crops. In one of the very few long-term feeding studies ever conducted with GM crops, the fertility of mice fed with GM maize...

Forget condoms – eat GM maize

Press release | November 11, 2008 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — A study published today by the Austrian government identified serious health threats of genetically modified (GM) crops. In one of the very few long-term feeding studies ever conducted with GM crops, the fertility of mice...

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