Street and online people’s protests against the ‘global corporate food empire’ greeted the opening of the UN Food Systems Summit (UN FSS), as the Global People’s Summit (GPS) on Food Systems launched a Global Day of Action on the third and final day of its counter-summit to the UN FSS happening virtually and in New […]
As GMWatch recently reported, five hundred tons of Indian GMO rice have been mistakenly used in many countries to make, among other things, sweets for Mars, the world’s leading confectionary manufacturer. No GMO rice has been authorized for consumption in the EU and so the affected products that are being sold in the European Union […]
The UK Government has given Rothamsted Research consent to plant highly experimental GM wheat in an open field near St Albans, GMWatch reported last Wednesday. GM Freeze, which led the opposition to the trial, joined by GMWatch and other organisations, commented in an email to supporters, “Apparently developed for those who are unable to use a toaster properly, […]
124 consumer, health and environmental groups sent letters in late August calling on Lowe’s and Home Depot to immediately end the sale of Roundup following Bayer’s recent decision to remove cancer-causing glyphosate from weedkiller Roundup by 2023 for the U.S. consumer market. Urging that the health of people and pollinators can’t wait, the groups contend that unless major […]
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