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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.


House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology: GM foods and the precautionary principle

24 Jul 2014

In April 2013 GM Freeze submitted written evidence to the Science and Technology Committee’s Inquiry “”GM Foods and the Application of the Precautionary Principle in Europe””. A copy of that submission can be downloaded here, along with additional evidence submitted in response to questions posed to GM Freeze Director Liz O’Neill during an oral evidence session on 15 October, 2014. All other submissions are available to download at the Committee’s website via

http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/science-and-technology-committee/inquiries/parliament-2010/gm-foods-and-application-of-the-precautionary-principle-in-europe/?type=Written#pnlPublicationFilter

Original submission to the inquiry

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Additional evidence submitted after our oral evidence session

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Defra: Multi-agency objection to Application from Rothamsted Research to release genetically modified camelina, reference 14/R8/01

21 Mar 2014

Submitted by GM Freeze, EcoNexus, Food & Water Europe, GM Free Dorset, the Organic Research Centre, PC & RA Lundgren, the Soil Association and Whole Organic Plus/GM Education

USDA: Docket ID: APHIS-2013-0042 – Dow AgroSciences LLC; Environmental Impact Statement for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Herbicide (2,4-D) Resistant Corn and Soybeans

4 Mar 2014

FDA: Docket No. EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0132 FRL-9384-3 tolerances for residues of glyphosate in or on multiple commodities

1 Jul 2013

GMF and GeneWatch UK joint response.

FSA: Consultation on harmonisation of GM-free labelling in the EU

1 Mar 2013

Defra: Consultation on implementations of the EU regulation on the provision of food information to consumers

28 Jan 2013