Genetically Modified Food

Glyphosate Toxic & Roundup Worse

Press Release 07/03/05 from the Institute of Science in Society, click here
Glyphosate Toxic & Roundup Worse
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho and Prof. Joe Cummins call for urgent regulatory review of the most widely used herbicide in the light of new scientific evidence

New research findings are raising serious concerns over the safety of the most commonly used herbicide, and should be sending shockwaves through proponents of genetically modified (GM) crops made tolerant to the herbicide, which now account for 75% of all GM crops in the world.

Seeds of Concern- -the Genetic Manipulation of Plants

Seeds of Concern: The Genetic Manipulation of Plants - Part One - 11/04/2004 by Dr David Murray click here

Seeds of Concern: The Genetic Manipulation of Plants - Part Two - 18/04/2004 by Dr David Murray click here

Dr David Murray is a scientist and conservationist with a lifelong interest in plants. He's also the author of a book called Seeds of Concern: The Genetic Manipulation of Plants. In part one of his two part talk he criticises both extreme positions of the genetically modified plant debate and sets the scene for the eventual acceptance of some genetically modified plants by organic growers and environmentalists.

Issues in GM food regulation in the UK

Michael Meacher recently resigned from the environment portfolio in the UK. Government policy on GM foods was one of his concerns. This report from the Institute of Science in Society documents some of the recent concerns on GM foods in the UK and contains a summary of a recent speach by Michael Meacher

From The Institute of Science in Society, Science Society Sustainability http://www.i-sis.org.uk

Meacher Calls for Enquiry into GM Safety

Michael Meacher joined the ISP to call for an extended enquiry into GM safety, transparency and independence in scientific research, and an end to the victimisation of scientists whose research findings are ‘inconvenient’ for industry. Lim Li Ching reports

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