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Steve Marsh’s GMO Case: Update

Steve Marsh’s court case finished on Feb 28, 2014, and although we are not sure when the verdict will be out, we will put an update on our website as soon as we know the outcome of this important landmark case that could change the future of farming in Australia and beyond. Steve’s legal costs have not been fully covered yet, so please consider making a donation if you can […]

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Australian Regulators Urged to Check Poison Threat from GM Food

by Safe Food Foundation Cauliflower Mosaic Virus Australian food regulators are being urged to investigate alarming reports from Europe that GM crops worldwide may contain a gene that is potentially poisonous to humans. A study by the EU’s official food watchdog – the European Food Safety Authority – has revealed that the international approval process for GM crops failed to identify the gene when these food crops were being assessed […]

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Update on Fugitive GM Canola (Williams, Western Australia)

by Safe Food Foundation Following a truck fire and spill on 9 August 2011 of 15 tonnes of GM canola in the middle of a self declared GM-free zone in Williams, Western Australia, the Safe Food Foundation has retained Slater & Gordon lawyers to provide legal advice and support to local GM-free grain growers near the site. The Safe Food Foundation has also offered to provide free GM test kits […]

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Scientists Warn on CSIRO GM Wheat Threat

by Safe Food Foundation Expert scientists warn that genetically modified wheat may cause Glycogen Storage Disease IV, resulting in an enlarged liver, cirrhosis of the liver, and failure to thrive. Children born with this disease usually die at about the age of five. Australia is on track to be the first country in the world to grow GM wheat commercially, and to test this in human feeding trials. Today in […]

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Media Release: Rebuttal of GM Study Critics

Editor’s Note: In the wake of the recent two-year GM corn and roundup study, Russia has suspended imports of Monsanto’s ‘Roundup Ready’ GM corn. GM and Roundup linked to tumours in rats by Safe Food Foundation In the podcast below, ABC Rural talks to Mark Tester, Professor of Plant Physiology at the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics, University of Adelaide and Scott Kinear, director of Safe Food Foundation. Click […]

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