British trials of genetically modified blight resistant spuds have been failing for the last ten years. But a conventionally bred variety of blight resistant potatoes has been available for 3 years. So why are we still paying for their dangerous experiment?
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During the night of 31 May 2011, despite the fence and 24-hour security, a KWS field was destroyed in Wetze, Germany. KWS is a German genetic engineering company; the field trial was genetically modified beet H7-1, resistant to the herbicide Round-Up.
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Gathering Momentum for the fight against biotech in our food chain
Tesco Metro, on Belfast?s Royal Avenue, had its labelling improved by anti-GM protestors on Saturday morning (23rd April). The additional labels warned consumers about the potential Genetically Modified content of meat and dairy products in store.
6 March 2011
anonymous report (translation by This Is Our Job):
15th August 2010
False solutions for false problems - GM vines scythed at INRA (National Institute of the Agricultural Research), Colmar, France by the Faucheurs Volontaires (volunteer GM scythers).