Genetic Engineering in Agriculture and Food Systems:
Prepared by Dave Rogers, NOFA-VT Policy Advisor
Just Label It !Campaign Information about GMOs and a recently filed petition to require the FDA to label GE foods. Includes consumer action link.
GM: Novel Cuisine or Unpalatable Prospect? Bite Magazine, Summer 2011. Food Standards Agency, United Kingdom
Genetically Engineered Food: An Overview September 2011 report from Food and Water Watch
Sorry, NYTimes: GMOs Still Will Not Save the World A nice Grist Magazine rebuttal by Anna Lappe to a NYT Op-Ed by a well-known proponent of GMOs. (August 2011)
More Resources …
Third World Network/Biosafety Information Centre European website: resources on biotech, trade, development, north-south issues, including “Genetic Engineering and Omitted Health Research: Still No Answers to Ageing Questions”
Safety Testing and Regulation of Genetically Engineered Foods , Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Reviews (2004). Excellent technical review of scientific literature
Union of Concerned Scientists See “Failure to Yield: Evaluating the Performance of Genetically Engineered Crops” (2009) and other resources on food, agriculture and GMO’s.
Center For Food Safety CFS is at the center of ongoing GE litigation actions. GE resources and policy comments.
GM Watch Wide selection of videos and information
National Organic Coalition National alliance of organizations (NOFA Vermont included) – GE positions and papers agriculture.
The Organic Center Excellent
resources, including "Impacts
of Genetically Engineered Crops on Pesticide Use: The First Thirteen Years" (2009)
GMO Compass – GMO info website supported by the EU
“A decade of EU-funded GMO research (2001 - 2010)” -- Report of the European Commission
Many GE resources, including “GM Crops -- Just the Science: Research documenting the limitations, risks and alternatives”.
Webpage of the EU Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Safety of Genetically Engineered Foods: Approaches to Assessing Unintended Health Effects A 2004 National Academies Press report produced by the Committee on Identifying and Assessing Unintended Effects of Genetically Engineered Foods on Human Health. Institute of Medicine and National Research Council (USA).