Focus on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)

Austria bans glyphosate

The pesticide glyphosate has been banned in Austria as of July 2nd 2019. Austria’s parliament passed a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller. In 2015, glyphosate, most recognised as part of Monsanto’s weedkiller RoundUp, but also found in many different pesticides, was rated as a probable carcinogen (class 2A) by the World Health Organisation. […] Read on...

GMO corn proven not to be substantially equivalent to natural corn

A recent study published in Nature’s Scientific Reports has found through molecular analysis that GMO corn is not substantially equivalent to its natural counterpart. This means the GMO corn cannot be claimed safe or healthy just because non-GMO corn is, without rigorous, independent, fully documented proof; it is different to real corn. Read on...

Africa: GMO’s dumping ground

Africa is being flooded with genetically modified seeds as charities promote the marketing lie of corporations and governments that GMO will solve Africa’s food shortages. Instead, GMO has been shown to consistently fail and its continued promotion will cause incredible harm to the African people and their environment. Read on...

2015: nations move against GMO

2015 has been a remarkable year in the movement to ban GMO worldwide. 19 EU member states have chosen to opt-out of cultivation of EU-approved GMO crops. Also, the US Environmental Protection Agency has reversed its decision to permit for use Dow Chemical’s ‘Enlist Duo’ pesticide, which contains 2,4-D, one of the components of Agent […] Read on...