Current Press Releases

Seralini Roundup & GM maize toxicity study re-published

21 February 2017

The long term Seralini experiments which found rats are harmed by Roundup and GM maize has been vindicated. It is republished today in the Journal “Environmental Sciences Europe”, published by the Springer Group.
"Today's republication of the Seralini study is a vindication of sound independent science, the scientific method and the system of scientific publication," says Gene Ethics Director Bob Phelps.

Canola segregation a myth: GM costs all growers a packet

21 February 2017

Revelations in the WA Parliament confirm that GM canola threatens
premium overseas markets. GM-free canola is often co-mingled with GM, to remove the possibility of GM contamination that would destroy GM-free markets. GM-free canola growers are forced to subsidise those few who grow GM.


Africa rejects Australian GM experiments

21 February 2017

Mariam Mayet, founder and director of the non-profit African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) in Johannesburg South Africa, spoke at The Drill Hall in Melbourne.
ACB campaigns to protect Africa's biological diversity, traditional knowledge, seed systems, farming and culture from genetically manipulated (GM) products and industrialised agriculture.

GM Wheat and Barley "trials" - not worth the risk

21 February 2017

Australia's paddocks are being used for a risky GM experiment. The Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) announced on 4th August that GM wheat and Barley "trials" will be allowed at 5 locations in South Australia and Western Australia, for the next five years.


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