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Consultation responses

Detailed, referenced, written responses to a wide range of formal consultations concerning issues relating to GM in food and farming. This includes objections to UK GM field trials, submissions to parliamentary inquiries and more. Multi-agency responses are submitted on behalf of GM Freeze and other organisations.

Brexit: Trade in food inquiry

2 Nov 2017

Image from GE2017 manifesto

GM Freeze’s response to the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee’s inquiry into Brexit and trade in food.

Our evidence highlights the importance of labelling to protect consumer choice and the potential impact of unlabelled GM imports. We also discuss the fact that the UK’s devolved nations have all taken a different political position on GM to that of the Westminster government.

Defra: Multi-agency response to potato trial 17_R29_01

16 Mar 2017

Potatoes harvested in a fieldGM Freeze and thirty-two other organisations came together to ask Defra not to allow The Sainsbury Laboratory to release GM potatoes in an open-air trial.