[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
2012 was the year the lights came up on the biotech industry. Its claims, its tactics and its products all came under scrutiny and some of its biggest PR fairytales bit the dust. Here are some prime examples listed by GM watch.
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By Geert Ritsema, GMO campaigner Greenpeace International
Over the last decade European consumers and their organizations have successfully influenced EU policy on genetically modified (GM) foods. Milestones such as a mandatory labelling and traceability system for GM ingredients have been achieved. But, according to Geert Ritsema of Greenpeace International, it would be a mistake to assume that the battle over GM foods has been won and that consumer’s interests have been secured.
Seven years of GMO’s have contaminated organic and conventional maize: an examination of the cases in Catalonia and Aragon. This investigation by the Catalonian Farmers Assembly, Greenpeace and the Platform Transgenics out! shows that coexistence of GM crops and conventional and organice agriculture is not possible. Link to report on … verder lezen