Collaborative Campaigning for Food Sovereignty & Environmental Justice


Federal government abandons safety assessments and transparency for new gene-edited foods

Urgent Action Alert: Ask the Minister to stop Health Canada from abandoning regulation of new GMOs.

105 groups call on the Minsters to ensure transparency and government oversight of GMOs.

important issues

Proposals to dismantle Canada’s regulation of new GM foods and seeds could be approved soon.

Gene editing, or genome editing, are new GM techniques that can create risks and unexpected consequences.

Researchers are asking for approval to plant genetically engineered American chestnut trees in North American forests.

Canadian Biotechnology Action Network

It’s been over 20 years since the Canadian government approved the first genetically modified crops and foods, but critical questions about their impacts on our health, our environment, and our economy remained unanswered.

The six reports of CBAN’s GMO Inquiry dig into these important questions and investigate the real impacts and risks of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Canada.

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