Press Release: Products of new GM techniques should be strictly regulated as GMOs


The products of new genetic modification techniques (NGMTs), misleadingly termed by proponents New Plant Breeding Techniques (NPBTs), are genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and should be strictly regulated as such, according to a statement1 released today by the European Network of Scientists for Social and …

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Press Release 02/13


Lawsuit filed against EU authorisation of genetically engineeredsoybeans Klage gegen EU-Zulassung von gentechnisch veränderter SojaUmweltorganisationen Procès intenté contre l’Union européenne sur l’autorisationde sojas génétiquement modifiés Interpuesta una demanda contra la autorización europea de sojamodificada genéticamente Interposta ação judicial contra a autorização da UE de …

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Statement: No scientific consensus on GMO safety


As scientists, physicians, academics, and experts from disciplines relevant to the scientific, legal, social and safety assessment aspects of genetically modified organisms (GMOs),[1] we strongly reject claims by GM seed developers and some scientists, commentators, and journalists that there is a “scientific consensus” on …

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Endocrine disruptor criteria toothless?


PR 03/16 Endocrine disruptor criteria toothless? The criteria to identify endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) recently proposed by EU Health Commissioner Andriukaitis will fail to protect our health and that of animals and the environment. Since Member States have been asked to give their feedback …

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Co-formulants of glyphosate herbicides are endocrine disruptors


PR 02/16 Co-formulants of glyphosate herbicides are endocrine disruptors In a new French-Hungarian study, the co-formulants of glyphosate herbicides are shown to be endocrine disruptors, i.e. to interfere with the human hormone system. Two ENSSER board members, Nicolas Defarge and András Székács, are involved …

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Public must know about risk to their health – ENSSER demands transparent glyphosate assessment – away with double standard favouring producers


PR 03/15 Public must know about risk to their health – ENSSER demands transparent glyphosate assessment – away with double standard favouring producers A new British scientific study confirms that the glyphosate herbicide Roundup, an essential integral component of the majority of GM crops, …

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Lab rat diets contaminated: chemical and GMO safety tests invalid


PR 02/15 Lab rat diets contaminated: chemical and GMO safety tests invalid A new French study has shown that feeds commonly used as standard diets in safety tests performed on rats, are contaminated with hazardous substances and often also with genetically modified organisms (GMOs). …

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“No scientific consensus on GMO safety” statement published in peer-reviewed journal


PR 01/15 “No scientific consensus on GMO safety” statement published in peer-reviewed journal A statement signed by over 300 scientists and legal experts to the effect that there is “No consensus” on the safety of genetically modified (GM) crops and foods has been published …

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Re-Publication of Séralini et al. Study on the “Long-term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize”


PR 01/14 Re-Publication of Séralini et al. Study on the “Long-term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize” RE-PUBLICATION of the Séralini et al. study on the “Long-term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize” ENSSER …

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End double standards in evaluating GMO safety studies – say scientists


PR 08/13 End double standards in evaluating GMO safety studies – say scientists Europe’s food safety agency only criticises studies that find risk, new analysis shows ENSSER Press release 17.12.2013 The controversy about the Séralini et al. study, which reported negative health effects of …

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297 scientists and experts agree GMOs not proven safe


PR 07/13 297 scientists and experts agree GMOs not proven safe *EU chief scientist Anne Glover’s backing for GM condemned as “irresponsible” *Independent researchers work double shift to address “red flags” on GMO safety Press release, European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental …

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