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Thin Ice

Our regular newsletter. Printed copies are sent to GM Freeze members and paid-up supporters.


June 2021, issue 58

4 Jun 2021

Political moves to remove key GM safeguards in both the UK and the European Union, plus news of a new application for an open field trial of highly experimental GM wheat.

January 2021, Issue 57

21 Jan 2021

Our analysis of what the end of the Brexit transition period means for the use of genetic modification in food and farming and news of a crucial opportunity to let the UK Government know that all forms of GM should be properly regulated.

October 2020, Issue 56

1 Oct 2020

The latest on plans to de-regulate gene editing, a focus on weed killers and a review of GM Freeze’s year to March 2020.

June 2020, Issue 55

12 Jun 2020

Brexit-related legislation and trade negotiations are putting GM safeguards at risk, plus an update on the recent GM Freeze appeal for donations.

December 2019, Issue 54

6 Dec 2019

A GM Freeze manifesto for the 2019 General Election, deregulation of newer GM techniques in Australia and a research project finds that Europe’s GMO risk assessments are inadequate.

October 2019, Issue 53

27 Sep 2019

The Prime Minster makes GM a Brexit issue, more problems with genome editing and a review of GM Freeze’s year.

June 2019, Issue 52

31 May 2019

GM field trials approved and new signs of what Brexit could mean for GM in food and farming.

March 2019, Issue 51

14 Mar 2019

A rush of GM field trial applications, GM contamination in European fields and yet more evidence that genome editing is not as precise or accurate as those promoting it would have us believe.

December 2018, Issue 50

4 Dec 2018

Gene drives, the GM developer who now says he got it wrong plus updates on Brexit, food waste and more.

October 2018, Issue 49

2 Oct 2018

European Court rules in favour of tough regulation for new GM techniques, more fishy business and a summary of GM Freeze’s year to April 2018.