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Glyphosate: European Food Standards Agency says it isn’t carcinogenic

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has announced that glyphosate (a chemical weedkiller) is unlikely to cause cancer. This is despite findings earlier this year, from the World Health Organisation’s International Agency for Research into Cancer (IARC) that glyphosate is ‘probably carcinogenic’.

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Garden Organic's Heritage Seeds showcased on BBC2

We're looking forward to the third episode of 'Kew on a Plate' this evening, with Garden Organic Vice-President, Raymond Blanc and Kate Humble - BBC2 at 9pm. The series sees Raymond and Kate re-establish a long-lost kitchen garden at Kew using some of the rare varieties from Garden Organic’s Heritage Seed Library, at the site of what was once Queen Victoria's royal kitchen garden.

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Going the extra mile for Garden Organic

Our Home Composting Project Coordinator David Garrett will be doing his bit to support Garden Organic this year by going that extra mile, well 26.2 actually!

David will be running in the 2014 London Marathon on April 13 to help raise funds for expanding the educational facilities at our Warwickshire headquarters, Ryton Organic Gardens. “I want to help Garden Organic educate as many people as possible about the benefits of organic growing,” says David, aged 25.

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