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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.

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

28 Jan 2013

EFSA: Consultation on plant protection and field water

27 Dec 2012

EFSA is consulting on its “”Draft Guidance Document on tiered risk assessment for plant protection products for aquatic organisms in edge-of-field surface waters”” available at

Closing date: 11 February 2013

This was posted for information.

DG Health and Consumers: Measures on animal cloning for food production in the EU

3 Sep 2012

EFSA: Public consultation on the Draft Guidance Document on the environmental risk assessment of genetically modified animals

21 Aug 2012

Response on Justice Committee on FOI Act

29 Feb 2012

GM Freeze Response to the Justice Select Committee Enquiry into the Freedom of Information Act 2000


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Annex 1

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EFSA: Comments on the approach proposed for the food safety risk assessment of GM animals

31 Aug 2011

Defra: Objection to GM wheat application Rothamsted Research reference number 11/R8/01

17 Aug 2011

**Please note: Below is the version of our objection as it was submitted. It contains a reference to an “”EU Directive 2011/18 Article 4.3″”. This should read: EU Directive 2001/18/EC Article 4.3.

Also below is the objection submitted by geneticist Ricarda Steinbrecher on behalf of EcoNexus.

GM Freeze objection

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EcoNexus objection

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