Trump Administration Opens Wildlife Refuges to Bee-killing Neonics, GMO Crops

Reversal of National Ban Threatens Pollinators and Other Wildlife in Their Refuges   Washington, DC — The Trump administration has opened national wildlife refuges up to genetically modified crops and powerful pesticides, reversing a ban adopted under Obama, according… Read More

European Court of Justice Closes CRISPR Loophole, Rules That Organisms Produced by New Gene Technologies are GMOs

Landmark Decision Should Inform New US Biotechnology Regulations Statement by Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director   New York- On July 25th, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that products resulting from Talens and CRISPR, which are new… Read More

Time Running Out To Comment on Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes in Florida

BREAKING: The EPA is reviewing plans to release Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes in the Florida Keys and Texas. Will you be part of the experiment? Make your voice heard! Make your comment before April 6th, 2018 GMO mosquitoes have already… Read More

EU Reapproval of Glyphosate Leaves Environmentalists’ Strategy in Tatters; What Now?

By Jonathan Latham, PhD Via Independent Science News The ecology of Planet Earth is rapidly collapsing under a rising tide of toxic pollution and plastic waste as, in every sector of the economy, natural products and methods are replaced with synthetics. One… Read More

Scientists: Our Food is Being Sprayed by Toxic Chemical Cocktail

Originally published by GMWatch.org   As the number of chemicals applied to vegetables sold in supermarkets goes up 17-fold, experts say pesticides must be phased out of food production. Report by Claire Robinson The number of chemicals applied… Read More

Regulatory Approval Ignores Possible Dangers Of GE Potatoes

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), a trans-Tasman regulatory body, has approved 6 lines of GE potatoes (A1139) carrying genes from viruses and bacteria to stop discoloration and alter vital nutritional components. The NZ Minister for Food Safety… Read More

Trump Administration Sued Over GE Food Labeling

Washington, DC — Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration for its failure to comply with the 2016 federal law on the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and… Read More

‘Bleeding’ Veggie Burger Has ‘No Basis for Safety,’ According to FDA

Documents show that makers of the “Impossible Burger” ignored FDA’s warnings about safety of burger’s key GMO ingredient   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Creators of a fake-meat burger made with a high-profile genetically engineered ingredient may have landed their… Read More

Listen: Anne Petermann on Over Quarter Million Signatures Against GE Eucalyptus

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann was this week’s Earth Watch guest on KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show hosted by Margeret Prescod. Petermann and Prescod discussed that well over a quarter of a million people and 500 organizations… Read More

URGENT ALERT: Sign On to Stop USDA Approval of Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees Before July 5!

 The red cockaded woodpecker is one of the endangered species imperiled by the proposed development of GE eucalyptus plantations in its habitat in the US Southeast. Photo courtesy: USFWS Demand the USDA reject genetically engineered eucalyptus trees in the US… Read More