Tag Archives: GMO

EEC- The MOPN 810 maiz pollen does not constitute a health risk in comparison with a non modified ones

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This is a statement of the European Food Safety Authority Abstract In this statement the EFSA GMO Panel  responds to a request from the European Commission  on whether data provided within application RX-MON810 on maize MON810 are sufficient to conclude … Continue reading

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EEC- Are working to identify OGM sampling and testhing methods

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Work is under way by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre to identify appropriate sampling and testing methods for the presence of pollen in honey. The research follows the European Court of Justice’s recent ruling on pollen and its implications … Continue reading

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A multi-pronged strategy on labelling GMO food

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CORE Organic is the acronym for “Coordination of European Transnational Research in Organic Food and Farming Systems“. As an ERA-NET  action, it intends to increase cooperation between national research activities. CORE Organic II succeeded CORE Organic I with an extended partnership of … Continue reading

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Appeal for labeling of genetically engineered food in USA

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A coalition of nearly 400 businesses and organizations dedicated to food safety and consumer rights today called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to require labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods, to give consumers the right to know … Continue reading

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Honey, EEC – the commision is in an embarrassment situation with the GMO in honey

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The European Commission’s reputation for neutrality and impartiality is at risk following rulings on GM honey and battery hen cages A judgement by the European Court of Justice on contaminated pollen in honey has thrust the issue of genetically modified … Continue reading

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We have a right to know – GMO-free March started in New York

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he Right2Know March to demand the labelling of genetically modified foods started on Saturday 1 October 2011 at the historic Flatbush Food Coop in Brooklyn in New York City. The march, that will end on 16 October – World Food … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between GE and GMO?

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Industry experts help settle the battle over semantics (GE, GM, GMO?) so we all can focus on what really matters—the battle to remove these biotech foods from agriculture. Here are the most commonly used terms surrounding genetic engineering explained according … Continue reading

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Honey – Rules on GMO in the EU

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On 24 June 2011 the Commission adopted Regulation EC 619/2011, harmonising the implementation of the zero-tolerance policy on non-authorised genetically modified (GM) material in feed. This Regulation enters into force on 15 July 2011 and will address EU business operator’s … Continue reading

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Slow Food and GMOs

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Slow Food is a global, grassroots organization with supporters in 150 countries around the world who are linking the pleasure of good food with a commitment to their community and the environment. A non-profit member-supported association, Slow Food was founded … Continue reading

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