- Genetically modified failures
- Q&A: Why should I worry about non-food GMOs?
- £3.2 million GM potato “a waste of money”
- UK government is singing from biotech’s hymn sheet
- GM pesticide linked to breast cancer as residues found in people across Europe
- GM Watch
- GM Freeze
- Just Label It campaign
- California Right to Know/Yes on 37
- Citizens Concerned About GM
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GMO risks – the articles you should read
NYR Natural News
Want to know more about genetic modification?
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.
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
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.
NEWSLETTER January 23rd, 2015
Here’s what that means for you – and what you can do about it.
NEWSLETTER November 20th, 2014
…and why you shouldn’t believe everything you read
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!
NEWSLETTER August 14th, 2014
The abracadabra of GMO camelina and the lie of ‘public good’
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?
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
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!
NEWS April 9th, 2014
Samples of breastmilk taken from volunteers in America has shown that some contain the herbicide glyphosate – what does this mean?
NEWS March 19th, 2014
Evidence is mounting that glyphosate, the active component of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, is toxic to farm animals and people
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
CAMPAIGNS February 20th, 2014
Anne Glover is coming under sustained criticism for her claims about the safety and necessity of GM food
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”
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
NEWSLETTER September 12th, 2013
GM plants absorb more of the pesticides we use on them – how can THAT be safe to eat?
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.
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
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
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
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
NEWSLETTER May 30th, 2013
Last weekend more than 2 million people worldwide joined a March Against Monsanto – here’s why
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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?
NEWS September 21st, 2012
The scramble to discredit the recent GM feeding study is losing ground as the excuses get sillier and sillier
NEWS September 19th, 2012
A new French study shows that rats fed a lifelong diet of GM maize develop tumours and multiple organ damage
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
NEWS July 2nd, 2012
New evidence suggests biotech firm Syngenta lied in court about the role its GM corn played in livestock deaths
CAMPAIGNS July 2nd, 2012
Genetically modified food has caused illness in several animal species – why should humans be the exception?
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
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
Two dozen top scientists have written to the Environmental Protection Agency to demand urgent action on genetically engineered crops
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
NEWS December 21st, 2011
A US scientist says a newly discovered genetically modified pathogen could cause the collapse of soya and corn crops
A new report has shown that popular ‘natural’ cereals are contaminated with genetically modified organisms
NEWS May 20th, 2011
Most women and their unborn babies are carrying toxins from GM crops in their blood, say Canadian researchers
- This page is periodically updated to gather together all our GM articles from across our news, campaigns and articles