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UK scientists report to government
London (19.3.14) – Last November, the joint co-chairs of the Council for Science and Technology wrote . ..[Read Full Story]..

Nathalie’s bus ride: tourism Brussels style
London (1.4.14) – The weather in Brussels last Friday (March 28th) was not unpleasant: fairly warm at . ..[Read Full Story]..

You can breath out now
London (18.2.14) – Not very long ago (1) we commented on the curious state of affairs in France where . ..[Read Full Story]..

A snail's pace march?
London (8.3.14) – There are signs that something is happening in the EU to deal with the hitherto apparently..[Read Full Story]..

Honey containing GM-pollen in Europe
In 2011, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued an opinion in Bablok v. Freistaat Bayern (1). .
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“In the pay of the biotech. industry….”?
London (17.3.14) – An argument is often made by those not favourable to the use of GM-crops ..[Read Full Story]..

Are they or aren’t they?
Pseudo-controversy continues to rage over whether foods from plants and animals genetically engineered ..[Read Full Story]..

Following my leader
London (12.3.14) – We have followed with interest the welcome progressive shift of the UK supermarket ..[Read Full Story]..

UK consumer confidence about GM foods
London (12.3.14) – The Food Standards Agency have released their most recent survey of British ..[Read Full Story]..

Annuals to perennials

London (18.2.14) – Lots of times people ask what the benefits of GM crops might be. The 18 million farmers..[Read Full Story]..

Where do they get their money?
London (18.2.14) – Observers of the European GM scene over years have been impressed with the .[Read Full Story]..
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