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ECJ annuls EFSA decisions refusing access to toxicity and carcinogenicity studies on glyphosate

“Today’s judgement is a big step towards transparency and accountability in EU decision-making. People have the right to know the foreseeable health and environmental impacts of EU decisions on products like pesticides, and the Court has vindicated this right. It is shocking that EFSA needed to be reminded in court that its mission is to

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Gene edited food by another name….Europe Tightens Restrictions on CRISPR Gene-Edited Crops

Europe Tightens Restrictions on CRISPR Gene-Edited Crops   Proponents of the ruling say CRISPR-Cas9 is largely untested Latest News By Julie Fidler Posted On July 28, 2018 Read more: http://naturalsociety.com/europe-tightens-restrictions-crispr-gene-edited-crops-1649/#ixzz5YAdV2v3e Follow us: @naturalsociety on Twitter | NaturalSociety on Facebook Europe’s highest court ruled July 25 that crops edited with CRISPR technology should face the same

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EU Approves Controversial Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Grow your own? “ “This merger will create the world’s biggest and most powerful agribusiness corporation, which will try to force its genetically modified seeds and toxic pesticides into our food and countryside,” Adrian Bebb, food and farming campaigner at Friends of the Earth Europe, said in a statement.” “Consolidation of Bayer and Monsanto—not to

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Boosting Hopes for Total Ban, EU Regulator’s New Assessment Confirms Neonics’ Harm to Bees

We would loose one third of our crops without these hard working pollinators. Rights of Nature now!  “Any ban on these damaging pesticides must go hand in hand with a fundamental reform of agriculture policy to help farmers work in harmony with nature —not against it. A major shift to agroecology is needed to allow

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