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Prof. Louise Fresco, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Louise Fresco shows us why we should celebrate mass-produced, supermarket-style white bread. She says environmentally sound mass production will feed the world, yet leave a role for small bakeries and traditional methods.

Enough: The Fight for a Food-Secure Tomorrow

Not one person has suffered negative effects from innovations like GMOs, yet 25,000 people die every day from malnutrition. We need to focus on solutions instead of arguing “what-if” scenarios that have no scientific basis.

On se dit tout ! Peut-on encore innover en France ?

We say it all! Can we still innovate in France?

Precautionary principle VS innovation principle & GMOs discussed by Franck Garnier (Bayer France), Marc Masson (Coseb) & Pierre Pagesse (Gnis).

GM Science Update: A Report to the UK Council for Science and Technology

This paper considers the recent developments in the science of GM crops since the Royal Society published its report ‘Reaping the Benefits – Sustainable Intensification of Global Agriculture’ in 2009.

Time to Market Product Comparison

Compared to most products, new GM seed varieties take much longer to bring to market.

GM Crops: EU Policies on Trade and Development

The EU is the world’s biggest importer of agricultural commodities, many of which are based on GM crops. Despite its dependency, the EU is putting up “regulatory barriers” for import, which have already resulted in trade disruptions and higher prices.

Jack Bobo, US Department of State

Agricultural biotechnology is critically important for both the US and Europe. Consumers are not yet aware how much this technology is being used in the feed and food supplies today, including for the production of wine, beer and cheese.