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13 July 2018

For more than 20 years, civil society, farmers, politicians and the food sector have successfully fought for GMO-free fields and the right to choose food without GM ingredients in Europe.

But this could be about to change. On July 25, the EU's top court will rule whether new genetically modified (GM) seeds and foods – so-called 'GMO 2.0' – should be subject to safety checks under EU law.

11 July 2018

When we run campaigns at Friends of the Earth, we often call for regulations, policy, legislation, laws – but why bother? What are we doing it for, and for who?

These are big questions worth reflecting on. And so we set out to find the stories of people who could answer them.

10 July 2018

The European Parliament's environment committee today voted to strengthen the European Commission's overall plans to cut plastic pollution, under the so-called Plastics Strategy. [1]

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