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: 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.
Defra: Consultation on environmental risk assessment (ERA) of GMOs
15 Apr 2011
Environmental Audit Committee: Inquiry into sustainable food
29 Mar 2011
GM Crops, Weed Resistance and Yield: Additional evidence to the House of Lords Inquiry into innovation in EU agriculture
25 Mar 2011
FSA: Consultation on the application of the Novel Foods Regulations in relation to cloned pigs and cows and their descendents
28 Feb 2011
Defra: Consultation on European Commission’s “”technical solution”” to the low-level presence of unauthorised GMOs
30 Nov 2010
Defra: Consultation on Commission proposals on the freedom for Member States to decide on the cultivation of GM crops
1 Sep 2010
EFSA: Consultation on potential impacts on non-target organisms of GM crops
30 Apr 2010
Submission on potential impacts on non-target organisms of plants using EFSA’s online form reproduced here, see also related paper on risk assessment.
EFSA: Consultation on risk assessment of GM plants
30 Apr 2010
Submission on risk assessment of plants using EFSA’s online form reproduced here, see also related paper on potential impacts on non-target organisms.
Welsh Assembly Government: Consultation on proposals for managing the coexistence of GM, conventional and organic crops in Wales
30 Sep 2009
Submission and related overlapping maps of beekeeping and maize contamination.