Safeguard our Farms
EU rules currently control the use of GM in our food and on our farms. As Britain prepares to leave the EU, we need to ensure that the UK does not open the door to unregulated GM.
EU regulations require case by case risk assessments of all GM crops to be grown or imported into Europe. The UK Government has long argued in favour of looser regulation. At the same time, tight controls over the use of GM have been identified as a “barrier” to trade with the USA and others.
We need robust GM regulation that protects people, animals and the environment from potentially irreversible damage.
EU regulations mean that GMOs released into the environment can be traced and that measures must be put in place to prevent contamination with non-GM crops, food and other products.
We need proper protection from GM contamination, to protect our farmers right to choose GM-free.
Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have all used EU regulations to ensure that even the few GM crops that are authorised for cultivation cannot be grown in their territory. The status of these bans in Brexit Britain is, as yet, unknown.
Please join our campaign to Safeguard our Food and our Farms
Do you live in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland?
If so, please ask your elected representatives to protect your country’s right to safeguard its own food and farms after Brexit. TAKE ACTION TODAY
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