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New study reveals signs of toxicity of GE maize approved for human consumption

Press release | March 13, 2007 at 0:00

Laboratory rats fed with a genetically engineered (GE) maize produced by Monsanto have shown signs of toxicity in kidney and liver, according to a new study (1). This is the first time that a GE product that has been cleared for use as food for...

‘Could Try Harder’: A mid-term report on the European Commission’s environmental record

Publication | April 27, 2007 at 0:00

A review produced by the Green 10, a group of leading environmental NGOs active at EU level

Letter to EU Commission on unauthorised genetically engineered US maize entering...

Publication | April 30, 2007 at 0:00

Greenpeace letter to the European Commission on 28 April 2007, alerting it to an illegal GMO that Greenpeace detected in a shipment from the US to Europe. Includes results of laboratory tests. Greenpeace is calling for immediate EU intervention...

New illegal GMO found in US shipment to EU

Press release | April 30, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Greenpeace this weekend alerted the European Commission to the presence of an illegal GMO in a shipment from the US to Europe. Greenpeace is calling for immediate EU intervention to confiscate the cargo and prevent further...

Ministers open door for GMOs in organic food

Press release | June 12, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — At the Agriculture Council today EU Ministers decided to allow contamination of organic food with genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The Ministers adopted a new law which allows organic food containing up to 0.9 percent...

Monsanto maize approved for human consumption potentially toxic, warns new study

Press release | June 14, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — New research into the health impacts of genetically engineered (GE) food already approved in Europe casts further doubt on the way these products are checked for safety by EU authorities before being approved for sale and...

Greenpeace briefing document for EU Environment Council, Luxembourg, 28 June 2007

Press release | June 27, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Among the many items that environment ministers will consider on Thursday, four are of significant importance for the protection of the global environment: 1) the review of the EU emissions trading scheme, 2) the vote on a...

EFSA fails to protect European citizens from a risky GM maize

Press release | June 28, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) missed an opportunity today to recover its credibility as regulator of GMO authorisations in Europe.

Greenpeace protests at EU failure to limit human exposure to GM food risk

Press release | June 28, 2007 at 0:00

Luxembourg — Greenpeace activists deployed a banner over the entrance to the Environment Council in Luxembourg this morning, calling on ministers entering the meeting to "Protect Europe from GM food risks". The Council will discuss flaws in the...

EU vote on commercial cultivation of risky GM potato

Press release | July 13, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — The EU could be on the verge of letting controversial genetically engineered crops 'in through the back door' Greenpeace warned today, in advance of a crucial vote by agriculture ministers on Monday July 16. The EU Agriculture...

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