(Nederland, 2008, Dumitriu/Verbeek) A SEED’s documentary on genetic engineering in Dutch agricluture “Farmer and the Gene” is now available on dvd, waiting to be sold! To order contact email@example.comThis e-mail address is … verder lezen
(Nederland, 2008, Dumitriu/Verbeek) ASEED’s documentary on genetic engineering in Dutch agricluture “Farmer and the Gene” is now available on dvd, waiting to be sold! To order contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The price of one … verder lezen
(this page is only available in Dutch) Iets langer heet deze groep ‘Burgers voor gentechvrij voedsel – Nijmegen’. Doel van dit platform voor kritische consumenten (en bedrijven) is een krachtig geluid naar de Nijmeegse gemeenteraad te laten horen: “Wij willen een gentechvrij Nijmegen!!” Het platform is actief sinds voorjaar 2009. Najaar 2010 wordt het Burgerinitiatief Nijmegen Gentechvrije Gemeente behandeld.
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300 representatives from 37 countries, representing formal and informal GMO-free regions, GMO-free initiatives and activists on related issues from all over Europe. Breeders and seed exchangers, farmers, bee-keepers, gmo-free traders, processors and retailers as well as consumers, critical scientists and environmental activists have met in the conference. The participants critically discussed the new GMO policy of the European Union, which was presented to them by EU Commissioner John Dalli. … verder lezen
German reportage on the practices of biotech giant Monsanto. Of pigs becoming infertile after eating BT-Corn, farmers confronted with fines because their land was contaminated with patented crops, and of farmers that … verder lezen
On May 17 2010 about 40 persons of the action group 'Roundup Monsanto' blocked both gates of the Monsanto seed company in Bergschenhoek (near Rotterdam). 'Roundup Monsanto' wants Monsanto to back out of the seed market, and demand an end to patents on seeds and living organisms. Monsanto and other agro-chemical multinationals are lobbying the Dutch government and the EU for legislative changes that would make it easier for large companies to take control of the seed market and food production. The blockade took place at the former De Ruiter Seeds, acquired by Monsanto in 2008, where research laboratories, offices, greenhouses, and a central storage for seeds and seedlings are to be found.… verder lezen
(USA, 2004, Deborah Koons Garcia) What is more intimate, more universal than food? Are we still deciding ourselves what we eat when we buy products from the supermarket? There is a revolution … verder lezen