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News releases and comments from GM Freeze are listed below.

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Unlicensed GM Wheat Contaminates US Farm

Immediate release (30 May 2013)

US regulators announced yesterday that unauthorised GM Roundup Ready (RR) wheat was found growing on a farm in Oregon. [1] The incident coincides with the second year of GM wheat trials at Rothamsted Research in Hertfordshire. It reinforces GM Freeze’s …
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Hidden Viral Gene Found in GMOs: Q&A

Immediate release (11 Mar 2013)

GM Freeze and the New York based Bioscience Resource Project today published a Q&A of key issues regarding the recent revelation that the majority of GM crops contain sequences encoding for the viral Gene VI, which has not been fully …
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Commission Amending Honey Law to Hide GM Pollen

Immediate release (11 Feb 2013)

Tomorrow EU Member States will discuss the Commission’s proposal to amend the Honey Directive in what is widely believed to be an attempt to circumvent the European Court of Justice (ECJ) and hide the presence of GM pollen from consumers. …
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BASF Drops Key GM Projects

Immediate release (30 Jan 2013)

BASF announced yesterday it is abandoning efforts to gain EU authorisation for three GM potatoes after over a decade of investment and research. The company is also dropping research into GM “nutritionally enhanced corn” in the US, which will trigger …
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