GM crops

The movement to oppose Big Business’ draft GMO Bill has begun again. Will this be the last time?

Nov 14, 2015

If this draft bill is successfully passed by the Cabinet, this government will be the first government in Thailand to allow the unrestricted cultivation of GM crops.  The Bill (officially the “Draft Biosafety Law”) will have a highly detrimental impact on Thailand’s food sovereignty and food secu

Thailand at a crossroads, will we head towards organic farming or choose the path of the GMO?

Oct 12, 2015

Up until 1 October 2015, member states of the European Union (EU) are entitled to notify the European Commission that they ban GM crops in their territories.  According to the new regulation, each member state is allowed to restrict or prohibit the cultivation of GM crops, even those which have b

BioThai warns of a papaya export crisis

Oct 12, 2013

Warning: exports of papaya are reaching a crisis point, after European Union investigations found that a record no of papaya exports from Thailand had GMO contamination.  This means that Thailand may be about to lose the entire European market for papayas. 

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