Growing Voices are a EuropaBio initiative aiming to highlight the broad based and growing constituency of interest in genetically modified (GM) crops in Europe.
Have any of you ever heard of the Danube Soya Initiative…? That’s what I thought.
It is Europe’s most significant (and only) attempt to […] Read more
If I were to ask you the question, ‘What is a banana?’ I very much doubt many of you would earnestly answer ‘Well, to me, a banana is a symbol of […] Read more
I was recently speaking to a member of the animal feed supply chain who informed me that the amount of animal feed (most of which is genetically modified) to Europe […] Read more
Let’s have no more soya bean imports, but instead cultivate our own feed supplies in Germany. To achieve this we must ask where the extra agricultural […] Read more
GMOs are already an integral part of our daily lives, as Europe benefits from this key enabling technology mainly indirectly through imports. We wear GM cotton clothes, we pay with GM cotton banknotes, and each year European farmers rely on imports of GM soybeans as a key protein source for their farm animals.
Here’s some good food for thought for all European citizens, experts, journalists and decision makers. Our society needs to address the issue of producing more food with less land, as the world population will reach at least 9 billion people by 2050.
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