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GMO debate

Resources on the genetically modified (GM) foods debate – links and summaries to articles, reports and other usefull resources will be published here. Click on the relevant link to access the resources.

General GM resources

GMO Safety Debate

The World Health Organisation – 20 questions on GMs –  Biotechnology – Nanotechnology

Food and Agriculture Organisation – Biosafety Resource Books

FAQ – From CRIIGEN research Team

Pro-GM leaning literature

Assessment of GE food safety

GM-nuetral literature

The World Health Organisation

GM Food: I better way of farming or a health risk?

Anti-GM leaning literature

Smelling a Corporate Rat

Most watched Video – BBC-Hard-Talk

Biotechnology – Articles

Monsanto’s college strangehold

Long term toxicity

Long term toxicity – answers to the critics

Biotechnology

Other related literature

Retaliation against refusing to use GMs

Vandana Shiva: ‘Seeds must be in the hands of farmers’

Biodiversity campaigner accuses corporate giants of trying to take over the world’s seed supply through genetic engineering.

For Shiva, GMOs represent 20 years of failed promises and worse, leading to the emergence of super weeds and super pests. In India, Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) cotton, sold under the name “Bollguard”, was supposed to control the bollworm pest, but according to a Seed Freedom report last year, The GMO Emperor Has No Clothes (pdf), the bollworm has become resistant to Bt cotton. On top of that, new pests have emerged and farmers are using more pesticides.

The Truth About GMOs Explored at Fair Foods Forum

David vs. Goliath

Regulators Discover a Hidden Viral Gene in Commercial GMO Crops

10 reasons why we don’t need GM foods

Raw data released to a notary

 

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