Gm Maize

The crop could become the third to be approved for cultivation in the EU

European Union moves toward GM corn approval

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

The European Union has moved toward approving a variety of genetically modified (GM) maize for cultivation, 12 years after a request was first filed.

Looking back on 2012: The year in pictures

Looking back on 2012: The year in pictures

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

It's been another big year for the food industry, with food taxes, palm oil, GM maize, nutrition labelling and organics dominating the headlines. Check out our photo gallery with links to our coverage of some of the biggest issues of 2012.

EU rejects Séralini study linking GM maize and cancer

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued a final rejection of the French study linking genetically modified (GM) maize and Roundup herbicide with increased cancer risk, saying it had serious defects and failed to meet scientific standards.

End to GM ban imminent?

End to GM ban imminent?

European scientists will meet today to decide the fate of a
genetically modified corn developed by US biotech giant Monsanto. A
positive outcome from the committee would end Europe's five year
ban on GM crops, attacked by a host...

GMOs, the state of play

GMOs, the state of play

The advent of new European legislation on genetically modified
organisms - applicable as of last week - will hit all players in
the food industry. In a bid to render the new rules clearer we have
decided to take the step to publish...

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