Stop the Crop

For a sustainable, GMO-free future

Crunch time for glyphosate

September 17th 2015

The renewal process for glyphosate (every 10 years) was supposed to have taken place 2012 but was postponed as the authorities were 'too busy'. Germany acts as rapporteur to the EU for glyphosate, and had its draft assessment report ready by December 2013, that said glyphosate is not carcinogenic.

WHO classification of Glyphosate alerts officials and markets

June 10th 2015

The WHO's new classification of glyphosate (the active ingredient in Roundup and similar herbicide brands) as "probably causing cancer in humans" has triggered responses around the world.

Juncker’s empty GMO offer – is TTIP already in force?

April 22nd 2015

Mute Schimpf, food campaigner for Friends of the Earth Europe, said:

"President Juncker has broken the promise he made to Europeans to improve the way GM foods are assessed. His new draft law is a smokescreen which fails to deal with the democratic deficit at the centre of the debate on GM foods. It is unacceptable that the European Commission will still be forcing GM foods onto the public at the biotech industry’s bequest."

About the Stop the Crop campaign

This website and film present some of the dangers of GM-crops, and call for people across Europe and beyond to take action to stop them. We need a future of food and farming that benefits people and planet, and not the pockets of big business. We need to stop GM-crops from spreading across Europe. You can sign up for updates and alerts opposite.

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