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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.

EFSA: Public consultation on the Draft Guidance Document on the environmental risk assessment of genetically modified animals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