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Flaws in the EU authorisation process for GMOs

Publication | May 7, 2008 at 0:00

There exists a fundamental problem in the process by which GMOs are assessed for safety and authorisation in Europe. Scientific opinions provided by a single organisation, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), are translated into...

EU food agency under fire as Commission debates GMOs

Press release | May 7, 2008 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Today's European Commission decision to send three controversial genetically modified crops back to its food safety agency is a huge vote of no confidence in the EU's approval system claim Friends of the Earth Europe and...

EU animal feed imports and GMO policy

Publication | May 31, 2008 at 0:00

Following the European Commission’s orientation debate on GMOs which was held on May 7th, Commissioner Vassiliou (DG Health) has been asked to put forward technical proposals on “zero tolerance” and “asynchronous approvals” by the summer...

Background briefing for Environment & Energy Councils

Publication | June 4, 2008 at 0:00

In preparation of this week's Environment and Energy Councils held in Luxembourg this briefing lists some of the issues Greenpeace is concerned about.

EU ministers want changes in GMO authorisation system

Press release | June 5, 2008 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Marco Contiero, Greenpeace EU GMO campaign director, said: “Greenpeace welcomes the recognition by EU ministers that the GMO evaluation and authorisation process needs to be repaired. Environment ministers concluded that the...

The dirty portfolios of the pesticides industry

Publication | June 16, 2008 at 0:00

Product evaluation and ranking of leading agrochemical companies

Greenpeace publishes pesticides industry ranking

Press release | June 16, 2008 at 0:00

Pesticides manufactured by German chemical multinational Bayer pose the biggest threat to human health and the environment, compared to other international producers, Greenpeace found in a report it published today. Syngenta (Switzerland),...

EU Agriculture Council: don't fall for the GMO hype

Press release | June 23, 2008 at 0:00

As European farm ministers meet today Friends of the Earth Europe, Greenpeace and the European Farmers Coordination are stepping up calls for governments not to fall for biotech industry propaganda that genetically modified (GM) crops are a...

Who will feed the world? - Real causes and real solutions to the so-called global...

Publication | July 3, 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 prices,...

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