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2012 was the year the lights came up on the biotech industry. Its claims, its tactics and its products all came under scrutiny and some of its biggest PR fairytales bit the dust. Here are some prime examples. 1. Fleeing Europe: The biotech bubble needs to appear to be constantly expanding but in early 2012...

Monsanto has been put under huge pressure in Europe after a new scientific study was released in Germany last week showing its glyphosate based herbicide...

The Soil Association and other farming and ecological organizations have reacted violently against Defra Secretary of State, Owen Paterson’s recent interview...

Three officials who had approved and conducted a controversial test of genetically modified (GM) rice on school children in central China’s Hunan...

An influential European Parliamentary Committee has raised serious questions about the integrity of EFSA (the European Food Safety Agency) with regard...

On November 21, 2012, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C., announced that it would hear the Appeal of Dismissal in Organic...

The National Organic Coalition (NOC) today sharply condemned recommendations contained in the final report of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology...

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) today called for a national boycott of the popular natural and organic brands owned by 10 companies including PepsiCo,...

GMWatch has revealed that there is evidence of corporate links to the orchestrated attacks on Gilles-Eric Seralini’s latest study that has led to...

Campaigners demonstrated this week outside a conference to mark the 10th anniversary of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), held at its headquarters...