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Thin Ice

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


June 2016, Issue 40

30 Jun 2016

News of the approval of two open air GM trials in England and the new research that demonstrates why that shouldn’t have happened. Also, an update on “glypho-gate”, moves to get GM out of the animal feed supply chain in Europe and the USA and a focus on other GM news from across the Atlantic.

March 2016, Issue 39

10 Mar 2016

NGOs v’ industry lobby on new breeding techniques, challenges to EU GM soya imports and other news. We also ask for your input to our forthcoming animal feed campaign and highlight two new applications for GM trials (GM Freeze is objecting).

December 2015, Issue 38

3 Dec 2015

The latest developments on EU national opt-outs; glyphosate, the legal status of new GM techniques and more. We also remember the late Michael Meacher MP and ask for your help in getting more local media coverage for the evidence-based case against GM.

September 2015, Issue 37

21 Sep 2015

GM Wheat fails, Scotland to ban GM, DARK times ahead for the USA and the launch of our two new leaflets.

June 2015, Issue 36

3 Jul 2015

World Health Organisation says that glyphosate probably causes cancer. News on EU opt-outs, new GM imports and the way that maize pollen spreads.

December 2014, Issue 35

16 Dec 2014

The December 2014 issue of our quarterly newsletter for members and supporters. We’ve changed the format a little this time so do please let us know what you think by emailing liz[at]gmfreeze.org.

Stories include EU ‘opt outs’, M&S and Parliament’s inquiry into GM and the precautionary principle.

July 2014, Issue 34

31 Jul 2014

Whitehall breaks EU GM promise to Scots, new chief for GM Freeze, global news roundup.

April 2014, Issue 33

2 May 2014

Bt cotton ban in Karnataka, GM maize ban in Mexico, clones for food in the EU and international news roundup,

January 2014, Issue 32

4 Mar 2014

No consensus on GM safety, I’m Steve Marsh, cloning and salmon updates and international news roundup.

October 2013, Issue 31

31 Oct 2013

Another year of damaged Bt crops in US and Brazil, Ghana GM tug-of-war and international round up.