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Alliance Calls for Halt to GM Crops in Spain: GM Contamination Threatens Non-GM Farming in Europe

While European decision makers argue over approving new genetically modified (GM) crops, a Spanish alliance of farmers and environmentalists led by Food & Water Europe demanded radical change in the European Union’s GM cultivation policy.

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UK Government Pressed on Pro-GM Position

Food & Water Europe today asked the UK Government to change its vocal but ill-founded pro-GM position in light of the evidence that GM and non-GM farming are incompatible.

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US Family Farmers Warn EU Ministers Against GM Cultivation in Advance of Critical Vote

The National Family Farm Coalition, representing family farmers across the US, has sent a clear warning against any escalation of GM crop reliance on chemicals in Europe.

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EU Must Draw a Line Under GMOs as Superweeds, Herbicide Use Soar

Press Release: A report released by Food & Water Watch analyzes the connection between the rapid proliferation of GE crops and affiliated pesticides and the rise of herbicide-resistant “superweeds” that have led to the steadily increasing use of more dangerous herbicides.