[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. … verder lezen
The independent Dutch information source on genetic engineering is urgently seeking donors: please help to keep gentech.nl online. For 8 years Gentech.nl has been providing information on genetic manipulation of agriculture crops … verder lezen
ASEED rejects the genetic modification of our food in any way whatsoever. For several years now, we have been concerned about developments in this field, for a variety of reasons: economic consequences for farmers, corporate influence, damage to biodiversity and ‘the unknown dangers’.
… verder lezen
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.
One of the types of genetically manipulated maize being grown in Europe os so-called BT maize. This is also the type of GM maize being used in the Dutch coexistence experiment in 2006-2007. Greenpeace has recently published a briefing on all the arguments for stopping this crop.
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! … verder lezen