Stop the Crop

For a sustainable, GMO-free future

Campaign tools

A collection of resources and tools that can help you stop the further cultivation or import of GM-crops in Europe

Report: Seed patenting and corporate control

March 17th 2013

The Center for Food Safety and Save Our Seeds investigate the role of seed patents in consolidating corporate control of global food supplies.

Report: GM and the USA: the first thirteen years

March 17th 2013

In USA, between 1994 and 2006 glyphosate use per hectare of soybean grew by 250%. This report highlights the impacts of genetically engineered crops on pesticide use in the United States over the first thirteen years of GM cultivation. From the Organic Center.

Case study: Soybeans, pesticides and resistant weeds

March 17th 2013

A case study from Brazilian soybean production on the impacts of pesticide use and the emergence of glyphosate resistant weeds. From Meyer D. E. and Cederberg Ch and the Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology.

Website: GM contamination register

March 17th 2013

A register documenting over 300 cases of contamination worldwide.

Factsheet: GM-crops irrelevant in Europe

March 15th 2013

The area of land dedicated to growing genetically modified (GM) crops in the European Union remains insignificant when compared with conventional and organic farming.

In 2012, GM crops were grown on just 0.12% of arable land in Europe, compared with nearly 4% for organic. Twenty-one member states cultivated no GM crops at all.

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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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