Will potato frying companies remain GMO free? And is there hope for DuRPh?

In the last weeks we, ASEED, Milieudefensie, Wervel en Stichting Zaadgoed, have sent a message to the four main frying companies in the Netherlands, Farm Frites, Aviko, Lamb-Weston|Meijer VOF and McCain asking … verder lezen

Dutch biotech lobby put in the pillory

ASEED and Corporate Europe Observatory call Dutch parliament members to ask critical questions about the pro GM lobby activities of Dutch scientists like Gijs Kleter, Harry Kuiper, Louise Fresco, and Evert Jacobsen, … verder lezen

GM Potato Trial: Suspended prison sentences for pulling up unlawfully planted GM potatoes

On September 24th the Court of Dendermonde, Belgium, convicted 11 activists of organised crime in relation to their participation in a day of action against a GM potato field which took place … verder lezen

Cooperation DuRPh-project / Bioimpuls: friendly neighbours or uncomfortable partners?

Cooperation between the DuRPh-project and Bioimpuls, friendly neighbours or uncomfortable partners? Last August there was a public open day of two breeding projects from WUR: DuRPh and Bioimpuls.[1] DuRPh, Durable Resistance to … verder lezen

Masterclasses about the DuRPh project and visit to the open day DuRPh

When: August 12 and 15 Where: August 12, Plantage Doklaan 8, Amsterdam August 15, Algemene Barak, Droevendaalsesteeg 77, Wageningen from 11:30-12:30 Costs:  Free donation On Thursday August 15 there is an open day for … verder lezen

GMO free agriculture days in Wageningen successful

On the 7th and 8th of June the GMO free days were organised. On June 7, in the evening, there was the debate with the title ‘Do we really need GMOs?’. At … verder lezen

Criticism on DuRPHh-project

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 … verder lezen

Program GMO free picknick June 8 Wageningen

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 … verder lezen

“Monsanto, there we are”

Speech from Linda Coenen from ASEED during the March Against Monsanto in Wageningen.   Monsanto, there we are. ‘Improving agriculture, improving life’ is their slogan. But what kind of company is Monsanto … verder lezen

GM Free Agriculture Days, Wageningen

Poster_GMfreeDays_engAction, speakers, workshops, discussion, kids activities, farmers market, info stalls. Against GMOs and industrial farming, for GM free agriculture and  a fair and ecological food chain. Come along to our GM free agriculture days in Wageningen in June to show resistance to GMOs in Europe. 

 

7th of June: Panel Debate “Do we really need GMOs?”

8th of June: Action, speakers, workshops, discussion, kids activities, farmers market, info stalls. Against GMOs and industrial farming, for GM free agriculture and  a fair and ecological food chain

 

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