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.
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
EFRA Committee: Food Security
19 Dec 2013
Cabinet Office: Red Tape Challenge
3 Sep 2013
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.
“Defra: Application from Rothamsted research for a variation to its consent for a trial of genetically modified wheat “
25 Mar 2013
Consultation information available at http://www.defra.gov.uk/environment/quality/gm/applications-consents/
DEADLINE: 17 May 2013
Defra: Future of Farming – Call for Views
20 Mar 2013
Defra is “”keen to get views and experiences from all interested individuals and organisations on the opportunities and barriers of entering into the agricultural sector, across all disciplines from farming to science””.
DEADLINE: 5 April 2013
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
FDA: Consultation on GM salmon
11 Jan 2013
Please submit your objection to any approval of FDA salmon by visiting http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=FDA-2011-N-0899-0001 and quoting “”Docket No. FDA-2011-N-0899″” in your correspondence.
Closing date: 25 February 2013
Extended to: 26 April 2013