On this page you will find all of ACB’s publications. To the right are the search categories that will help you navigate around the ACB’s extensive work.

No Safe Limits for Toxic Pesticides in Our Foods

Publication

On 7 April 7 2017 the South African government issued draft amendments to its regulations governing the legal limits for pesticide residues on food crops. The proposed amendments expose the gaps in regulations to date, despite the cultivation of herbicide-tolerant GM crops for almost two decades.

Call for Parliamentary hearing on GMOs

Open Letter
Petition
Publication

Call for urgent Parliamentary hearing on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and transparent review of risk assessment procedures and public participation in GMO decision making Mr.

Civil society petition to Tiger Brands t/a Purity

Petition
Publication

Outraged by the results of tests conducted by the ACB. We, the undersigned members of civil society, are outraged by the ACB's test results showing that Purity's Cream of Maize tested positive as containing 56.25% GM maize; and Purity's Purity Baby First

ACB's objection to GA21 x Bt 11

Publication

As usual, we have only been furnished with information that the developers deem to be 'non-confidential', so crucial data required to make a thorough independent assessment is missing. Excluded information included details of test data specific to South African growing conditions.

A profile of Monsanto in South Africa

Publication

Monsanto is a globally dominant company in the agrochemical, seed and agricultural biotechnology sector. It has been active in the agrochemicals market in South Africa since 1968, and now owns almost all traits used in the South African GM crop market.