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Here's some essential reading about genetic modification

GMO risks – the articles you should read

8 October, 2012

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At NYR Natural News we are very vocal campaigners against the genetic modification of food. For easy access we’ve pulled together some (but by no means all!) of the articles, news and campaign reports that we’ve published across the site. Feel free to pass the links on to friends and family.

Revealed: GMO food should never have come to market

CAMPAIGNS March 7th, 2015

A new book bya US public interest attorney tells the story of corruption and deceit which brought GMOs to market in America – and as a result the world

No ‘scientific consensus’ on the safety of GMOs

NEWS January 29th, 2015

An important joint statement by hundreds of independent scientists deconstructs the notion that there is ‘scientific consensus’ on the safety of GMOs.

GMOs are coming to the UK

NEWSLETTER January 23rd, 2015

Here’s what that means for you – and what you can do about it.

THAT comment by Vivienne Westwood…

NEWSLETTER November 20th, 2014

…and why you shouldn’t believe everything you read

Living with GMOs – A Letter from America

CAMPAIGNS November 17th, 2014

We signed this powerfully written plea from US citizens to citizens in the UK and the rest of Europe to avoid planting – and eating – GMOs. Now it’s your turn!

Turning flax into fish oil

NEWSLETTER August 14th, 2014

The abracadabra of GMO camelina and the lie of ‘public good’

Is Roundup killing our honeybees?

ARTICLES August 11th, 2014

Evidence is growing of a link between the world’s most widely used herbicide – Roundup – and Colony Collapse Disorder in bees. Is there a human health threat too?

Séralini study on GMO/Roundup toxicity republished

NEWS June 24th, 2014

The controversial study showing high levels of kidney and liver toxicity – and unexpected tumours – in rats fed a diet of GMOs and Round-up is returned to the scientific, peer-reviewed literature

Q&A: Why should I worry about non-food GMOs?

ARTICLES May 11th, 2014

It’s a question that needs to be asked: if you don’t eat them are GMOs OK? The answer is definitely NO!

GMO herbicide found in breast milk of American women

NEWS April 9th, 2014

Samples of breastmilk taken from volunteers in America has shown that some contain the herbicide glyphosate – what does this mean?

Higher levels of glyphosate found in chronically ill people

NEWS March 19th, 2014

Evidence is mounting that glyphosate, the active component of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, is toxic to farm animals and people

Glyphosate: The GMO pathway to ill health and disease

ARTICLES March 11th, 2014

We may be seeing early signs of how glyphosate – the herbicide used with impunity on GM crops – causes significant ill health

Peddling GMOs to Africa: EU Chief Scientist faces sharp criticism

CAMPAIGNS February 20th, 2014

Anne Glover is coming under sustained criticism for her claims about the safety and necessity of GM food

£3.2 million GM potato “a waste of money”

NEWS February 17th, 2014

Unless you are brainwashed by the pro-GM BBC, in which case you will actually believe it is a “game changer”

Slicing through the health hype on GM purple tomatoes

ARTICLES February 3rd, 2014

Health claims for the latest crop of GM tomatoes – which cost £900,000 of EU taxpayers’ money to develop – are all hot air and hype

Are you eating ‘pesticide plants’?

NEWSLETTER September 12th, 2013

GM plants absorb more of the pesticides we use on them – how can THAT be safe to eat?

Are there GMOs in your honey?

  CAMPAIGNS October 28th, 2013

European bureaucrats are trying to reclassify pollen as a “natural constituent” of honey, instead of an ingredient, so they won’t have to label GMO-contaminated honey. It’s time to say NO.

Bad seeds – GMO health risks hit the mainstream

NEWSLETTER August 1st, 2013

Elle magazine might be more well known for its fashion tips than its activism, but a courageous article on GMO health risks has taken the issue to a whole new audience

Why do we keep banging on about GM?

CAMPAIGNS June 25th, 2013

The issue of GM may seem remote or removed from our health and our daily lives, but it isn’t. What we do now about GM has a direct effect on the kind of future we can expect to be living

GM in the UK? Great speech, shame about all the lies

CAMPAIGNS June 20th, 2013

UK environment secretary Owen Paterson’s speechwriter deserves a pay rise – and a spot in the George Orwell Hall of Propaganda

Genetically modified failures

ARTICLES June 20th, 2013

The multiple failures of genetically modified crop technology show it’s simply not fit for purpose and has no place in the future of our food system

Why millions marched against Monsanto

NEWSLETTER May 30th, 2013

Last weekend more than 2 million people worldwide joined a March Against Monsanto – here’s why

10 ways to avoid GMOs when you eat out

ARTICLES May 21st, 2013

You want to eat out, but you also want to ensure you are not eating GM tainted food; here’s how

Feeding the world without GMOs

CAMPAIGNS February 27th, 2013

Natural plant breeding techniques are vastly improving rice yields for some of the world’s poorest people – who needs risky GMOs!

Boycott the brands that support GMOs

CAMPAIGNS February 7th, 2013

A lot of big food companies, who make a lot of money from natural and organic brands paid to stop GMO labelling – don’t give them money

EU delays approval of genetically modified crops until 2014 – sort of

NEWS January 23rd, 2013

The EU has called ‘time out’ on GM crop approval while it tries to convince anti-GM member states to fall in line

Genetically modified salmon – take action now!

NEWS January 21st, 2013

Now’s the time to speak out against GM salmon; follow the links here to tell the FDA what you think, and sign the Avaaz petition

GM labelling – if the Government won’t do it, do it yourself

CAMPAIGNS December 6th, 2012

It’s more important than ever for each of us to take action in support of a safe food supply – enter the Non-GMO Project

EU bank offers Monsanto a helping hand with public funds

NEWS December 3rd, 2012

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) set to give Monsanto a helping hand to the tone of £25 million of public money? Are you angry yet?

EU approval of Monsanto’s Roundup ‘based on bad science’

NEWS November 20th, 2012

A combination of regulatory failures and bad science means we’re getting a dose of Monsanto’s toxic Roundup in our daily bread

UK media – a conspiracy of silence over GM health risks

CAMPAIGNS September 24st, 2012

Why did BBC-TV, the Guardian, the Times, The Independent amongst others ignore a recent study linking GM corn to cancer?

GMO apologists running out of excuses for tumours in GM-fed rats

NEWS September 21st, 2012

The scramble to discredit the recent GM feeding study is losing ground as the excuses get sillier and sillier

Multiple tumours found in rats fed on Monsanto’s GM corn

NEWS September 19th, 2012

A new French study shows that rats fed a lifelong diet of GM maize develop tumours and multiple organ damage

Eat GMOs, get fat

NEWS August 7th, 2012

Animals fed a diet of GM corn put on weight, were less able to digest proteins and suffered immune system disruption

Exposed: Biotech giant’s lies about the safety of GM corn

NEWS July 2nd, 2012

New evidence suggests biotech firm Syngenta lied in court about the role its GM corn played in livestock deaths

Where’s the proof that GM food is safe to eat?

CAMPAIGNS July 2nd, 2012

Genetically modified food has caused illness in several animal species – why should humans be the exception?

Citizens Concerned About GM – a new people’s campaign

CAMPAIGNS May 16th, 2012

Scientists, the media and Government are not asking the right questions about genetic modification; it’s time to bring some people power into the conversation

Will you help Take the Flour Back?

CAMPAIGNS May 3rd, 2012

Join like-minded people for a day of action and celebration and help keep GM wheat out of UK fields and out of the UK food supply

Scientists to EPA: “Ban GM Crops”

NEWS March 16th, 2012

Two dozen top scientists have written to the Environmental Protection Agency to demand urgent action on genetically engineered crops

Genetically modified foods – don’t believe the hype

CAMPAIGNS February 14th, 2012

GM hasn’t gone away – it’s just made a tactical retreat. We must remain vigilant and keep it out of farming and food

Pathogen ‘new to science’ found in GM crops – what does it mean?

NEWS December 21st, 2011

A US scientist says a newly discovered genetically modified pathogen could cause the collapse of soya and corn crops

More evidence of GMOs contaminating our foods

NEWS October 18th, 2011

A new report has shown that popular ‘natural’ cereals are contaminated with genetically modified organisms

GM toxins found in the blood of mothers and babies

NEWS May 20th, 2011

Most women and their unborn babies are carrying toxins from GM crops in their blood, say Canadian researchers


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