Wageningen University and Research (WUR) are currently developing and trialling late blight resistant potatoes through Genetic Modification (GM). The project runs from 2006 until 2016 and has been funded by the Dutch Ministry for Economic affairs at the price tag of ten million euros.
Send a letter to Commissioner Borg and forward this call today! On 11 July representatives of national governments will decide, if the most complex GM crop, so called smartstax, can be imported as food to the EU or not. The GM maize from Monsanto combines 6 different toxin producing traits … verder lezen
On 22nd and 23rd June ASEED will be at open farm days as part of the ‘Lekker naar de Boer’ nationwide public event to celebrate organic farming. We will be giving out free GM free potato snacks with a campaign stall at two different agriculture based locations in Flevoland as … verder lezen
A groundbreaking new study  shows that pigs were harmed by the consumption of feed containing genetically modified (GM) crops. GM-fed females had on average a 25% heavier uterus than non-GM-fed females, a possible indicator of disease that requires further investigation. Also, the level of severe inflammation in stomachs was … verder lezen
Here you find the program (slight changes might still occur) of the GMO free picknick that is taking place in Wageningen on June 8. Most of the activities will take place on the field near Duivendaal, Costerweg 50, Wageningen. The debate in the evening will take place in the Wilde … verder lezen
[Sorry, this entry exists only in Dutch] Toespraak door Tjerk Dalhuisen van Gifsoja.nl op 25 juni 2013 bij aanvang van de March Against Monsanto te Wageningen. We demonstreren hier vandaag tegen Monsanto. De meest extreme en agressieve vertegenwoordiger van een landbouwsysteem. Een systeem dat niet naar een geheel kijkt maar … verder lezen
On Saturday May 25th 2012 four Marches Against Monsanto took place in the Netherlands. In Amsterdam and Wageningen there were about 3000 and 2500 protesters. In Den Haag around 500 and in Bergschenhoek 200. The protesters were supporting sustainable agriculture and were against Monsanto, a multinational corporation producing pesticides and … verder lezen
In the last 15 years only two GM crops have been authorized for cultivation in Europe. This was a result of public rejection and successful opposition by the environmental, social and farmers movements. However, we are still faced with around 25 GM crops in the pipeline that are close to getting approved, many of them resistant to (multiple) herbicides, and Bt-crops. There is also a GMO-supporting European Commission, less encouraged national governments and intransparent ways how these decisions are taken.