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  1. Steve Marsh refused the right of High Court review 12 February 2016

    On the 12 February Steve’s application for special leave to appear before the High Court of Australia was heard in Canberra. Despite strong legal opinions…

  2. ‘HERO’ ORGANIC FARMER LOSES APPEAL AGAINST GM NEIGHBOUR

    Steve Marsh loses WA Supreme Court of Appeal in a 2/1 Judgment and seeks leave to Appeal to High Court of Australia October 2015 A WA…

  3. German breast milk unsafe after Glyphosate findings

    From Feed The World Website The Green Party warned on Friday about the health risks of breast-feeding after traces of a substance found in weed-killer…

  4. Russia introduces tougher GM laws

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new article establishing liability for the violation of mandatory labelling of GMOs foods. The new laws impose fines…

  5. Court orders Steve to pay up to $804,000 in costs for losing first trial

    Update 20  September 2014. On the 28 May Justice Martin handed down his decision against Steve for the first trial which ended in February 2014. …

  6. Organic is better!

    New findings – organic crops, such as fruit, vegetables and cereals, and crop-based foods are up to 60% higher in a number of key antioxidants…

  7. Controversial Seralini GM & Roundup Study Republished

    Tuesday 24 June 2014   Controversial Seralini GMO & Roundup Study Republished       The Safe Food Foundation welcomes the vindication of Seralini’s work…

  8. NASAA Supports appeal in GM contamination case and maintains zero tolerance on GM in organic food certifications

    NASAA General Manager Ben Copeman said his organisation supported Mr Marsh’s difficult decision to lodge an appeal the initial verdict in landmark GM contaminations case Marsh V…

  9. Steve Marsh to appeal GM canola contamination case

    MEDIA RELEASE Thursday, 19 June 2014 Steve Marsh to appeal GM canola contamination case The Safe Food Foundation welcomes Steve Marsh’s decision to appeal the…

  10. National Association for Sustainable Agriculture Steve Marsh Press Release

    Read the NASAA press release here.

  11. PRESS RELEASE: GM FARMER’S WIN IS A LOSS FOR ALL ORGANIC FARMERS

    Wednesday May 28 2014   GM FARMER’S WIN IS A LOSS FOR ALL ORGANIC AND NON GM FARMERS The future of organic and non GM…

  12. Steve Marsh’s case – we are waiting on the judgment!

    Steve Marsh’s case – we are waiting on the judgment!

  13. Glyphosate in Breast Milk in US Mums

    A new study in the US was released today showing that glyphosate at alarmingly high levels has been found in breast milk. The levels seen…

  14. Last day in court for Steve Marsh

    Steve Marsh’s court case finished on Feb 28, and although we are not sure when the verdict will be out, we will send you an…

  15. Steve Marsh Trial Blog

    Julie Newman is reporting on the days events in Steve’s Supreme Court Trial starting 10th February 2014.  Director of the Safe Food Foundation, Scott Kinnear, will…

  16. Fundraising dinner in Sydney for Steve Marsh

    Wednesday, February 26th at 6:30pm Sorry, the diner is fully booked. If you wish to be on the waiting list, please give us a call…

  17. Hold your own event in support of Steve Marsh

    Would you like to hold your own event? We are asking people all around Australia to hold an #IamSteveMarsh party! It would be a great way…

  18. Victory! Tasmania extends its GM moratorium

    The Safe Food Foundation welcomes the decision of The Tasmanian Government to extend indefinitely its ban on genetically modified (GM) crops and animals. The moratorium…

  19. Genetic Fallacy: How Monsanto Silences Scientific Dissent

    That a former Monsanto scientist should find himself in charge of a specially-created post at the very journal that published two landmark studies questioning the…

  20. More than 20,000 consumers join farmers campaign to protect Australian food from GM pollution

    Farmers in three States are seeking public support for a Senate inquiry into the post-commercialisation impacts of existing regulated GM crops – as a WA…

  21. Sign the petition asking the Senate to take a close look at the adverse effects of GM crops

    It is time for the Australian Governement to take stock and a close look at the adverse impacts of the commercial cultivation of GM crops.…

  22. Help us crowd source for Steve’s legal case

    It is happening! Steve Marsh’s trial is scheduled to start on February 10 next year in the Supreme Court of Western Australia. This will be…

  23. ABC response to our complaint – Curse of the Frankenfoods

    On Sunday the 15th of September, ABC radio national broadcasted a show re: genetically modified (GM) foods titled, “Curse of the Frankenfoods”. We believe the…

  24. Trial of genetically modified wheat approved

    Photo from Getty images, ABC rural.net.au November 1, 2012 The office of the gene technology regulator has given approval for a field trial of genetically…

  25. Tasmania’s GM crops ban – SFF submission

    Photo from think-tasmania.com, “Agriculture: All things Tasmanian grown” by Carlo Haberle   Since 2001 Tasmania has had a moratorium on the use of GMOs in…

  26. Tasmanian agriculture at a crossroads

    Photo by Matt Thompson, for the mercury, 13/10/13   On Saturday 12th October around two hundred Tasmanians descended on Hobart for the March Against Monsanto…

  27. Complaint – Curse of the Frankenfoods (ABC)

    On Sunday the 15th of September, ABC radio national broadcasted a show re: genetically modified (GM) foods titled, “Curse of the Frankenfoods”. We believe the…

  28. Keep Tasmania GM Free

    Help keep Tassie GM Free! The Tasmanian Government is currently reviewing its moratorium on genetically modified crops. Tasmania’s GM free status is an important part…

  29. Media Release – Pig Study Shows Harm from GM Foods

    Friday 14th June 2013   The precautionary principle should to be applied after a new study shows pigs are harmed by the consumption GM feed.…

  30. MEDIA RELEASE – Illegal GM wheat contamination

    MEDIA RELEASE Illegal GM wheat contamination in the US. Will Australia be next?   May 29, Melbourne – Yesterday, the United States Department of Agriculture…

  31. Why Do We March?

    March Against Monsanto will be held worldwide on May 25th. Find a march near you and take a stand against Monsanto! Find out more about…

  32. No Appetite for Australian GM Wheat

    Executive Summary Genetically modified (GM) wheat is not grown commercially anywhere in the world. While attempts have been made to introduce GM wheat to Canada and…

  33. Media Release: NEW GM CROPS APPROVED WITHOUT TESTING FOR POSSIBLE DAMAGE TO HUMAN GENES

    Food safety campaigners say Australians should be alarmed by research just published in the international journal Environment International showing that regulators are making untested assumptions about…

  34. Ian Parmenter’s Letter to the Editor

    Minister’s GM Claims Fall Short Check out Ian Parmenter’s Letter to the Editor of the Donnybrook-Bridgetown Mail on 12/3/13  

  35. WA Election Say NO to GMO – Media Release February 24

    The Safe Food Foundation has placed TV commercials on Western Australian TV to balance the debate on GM food in the WA state election 9 March…

  36. MEDIA RELEASE: AUSTRALIAN REGULATORS URGED TO CHECK POISON THREAT FROM G.M. FOOD

    Australian food regulators are being urged to investigate alarming reports from Europe that GM crops worldwide may contain a gene that is potentially poisonous to…

  37. SFF Response to EFSA’s Position on Seralini Study

    FAIRFAX AGRICULTURAL MEDIA’s Canberra Bureau Chief, Colin Bettles, requested a response to the European Food Safety Authority’s final evaluation of the paper by Séralini et al. Read…

  38. Media Release: Rebuttal of GM Study Critics

    ABC News ‘Safe Food Chief wants review of GM food’ ABC Rural Bush Telegraph ‘New research claims GM health risk’ GM & ROUNDUP LINKED TO…

  39. Media Release: FIRST PEER REVIEWED LIFETIME FEEDING TRIAL FINDS “SAFE” LEVELS OF GM CORN AND ROUNDUP CAN CAUSE TUMOURS AND MULTIPLE ORGAN DAMAGE

    ABC Radio The World Today ‘Anti-GM campaigners sound alarm over new French study’ Mornings with Jon Faine ‘GMO study sparks cancer concern’ The first animal…

  40. Media Release: SCIENTISTS WARN ON CSIRO GM WHEAT THREAT

    GM WHEAT DISCOVERY SCIENTISTS WARN ON CSIRO GM WHEAT THREAT Expert scientists warn that genetically modified wheat may cause Glycogen Storage Disease IV, resulting in an…