New GM soy from Bayer is resistant against more herbicides

Bayer CropScience has launched a new soy product range. The corporation has started selling glyphosate and glufosinate resistant GMO soy seed under the brand name Credenz. Other varieties which have added resistance … verder lezen

Wetsvoorstel Europese Commissie: meer GMOs toelaten

(overgenomen van, geschreven door Rob Bleijerveld) 1 juni 2014 – De Permanente Vertegenwoordigers van de Europese Lidstaten (COREPER) keurden op 28 mei een wetsvoorstel van de Commissie goed dat de deuren … verder lezen

Help stop Pioneer’s GM maize being grown on the fields

We need your help, urgently, to stop a new GMO being grown on the fields. Possibly as soon as coming Friday 17 January, the EU member states will decide whether Pioneer’s GM … verder lezen

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

Gentech and Seed Industry Buy Food Prize

On 16th October – World Food Day – the Borlaug Foundation awarded the world food prize to top executives of Monsanto and Syngenta. The price is co-financed by the companies themselves and … verder lezen

[:nl]Boeren nodigen burgers uit om samen akkers in te zaaien

[Sorry, this entry only exists in Dutch] Kom ‘Toekomst zaaien’ bij de biodynamische boer In de weekenden van oktober nodigen twaalf  biodynamische boeren burgers uit om handmatig  een akker in te zaaien … verder lezen

Legal dossier shows gaps in EU GM regulation

How to prevent uncontrolled spread of genetically engineered plants? Tuesday, 8. October 2013, Munich – A legal dossier commissioned by Testbiotech and published today highlights substantial gaps in the current EU regulation … verder lezen

Brazil Set to Unleash Terminator Seeds – update

A fast-tracked legislation process has been started. The allowance of sterile seeds would harm farmers and food security see for old message below [Update] 16 October, ETC Group PR Good News for … 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

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