Environmental campaigners have turned out in Brussels to demand the EU blocks a deal that would create the world’s biggest seeds and pesticides company.
Monsanto has rejected an offer worth $62 billion (55.6 billion euros) from Bayer trying to create the world's biggest agricultural supplier.
A new report has pointed to possible long-term health problems in cows fed with genetically modified-corn. Professor Gilles-Eric Séralini based his
MEPs on Wednesday rejected a draft law that would have allowed countries to ban certain GM food and animal feed even if the produce was authorized by
The European Commission has proposed a new law that would allow individual member states to restrict the import of GM foods, even after they've been approved by the EU as a whole.
EU governments have struck a tentative deal with MEPs that would allow member countries to decide whether they cultivate GM crops. The deal still
EU environment ministers have voted for a compromise deal that will allow individual member states to ban GMO crops if they wish. Those in favour
EU and US negotiators have met in Brussels for the fourth round of talks on a planned transatlantic free trade deal. Tariffs between America and
Biotech company Monsanto is to withdraw all pending requests to grow new types of genetically modified crops in the European Union. The move
American biotech giant Monsanto says it respects people’s rights to express themselves, but that its genetically-modified seeds improve farm
A recent French study claiming rats fed genetically modified corn suffered tumours has reignited Europe’s fears over GM food. Despite much scepticism
In the latest storm of controversy, critics of genetically modified products and organisms (GMOs or GMs) saw pictures like one of a distended lab rat
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says he is prepared to call for a wider European ban on genetically modified produce following an alarming
In Brussels, on Wednesday thousands of protesters hit the streets calling for an overhaul of European food policy. The rally came as a new French
The French government has asked the EU to suspend authorisation of a genetically modified maize crop – known as MON 810, from the US company
A recent ruling in the European Court of Justice stated honey contaminated by Genetically Modified crops must be clearly labelled. The decision also
Devolving European power to national governments to decide policy on genetically modified organisms, GMOs… This could prove more difficult than
Called by some a wonder of biotechnology and by others a ticking time bomb for our health and ecology, since their launch in the 1990s, GMOs have
European fields could be planted with genetically modified (GM) crops from next month, under a European Union plan to overhaul its approval system
It was up to European Health and Consumer Commissioner John Dalli to announce that the genetically-modified potato may now be grown in the
The so-called ‘Frankentstein potato’ is the centre of new controversy over genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the European Union. The first
Greenpeace has taken its objections over genetically modified food to the European Commission’s door in Brussels. The anti-GMO NGO presented the