Quotes

«Everyone has a right to their own opinion, but not a right to their own science.»

Dr. Joachim von Braun, Chair of the Scientific Group of the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS)

In a session at the UNFSS

«Breeding in itself is not natural.»

Prof. Dr. Detlef Weigel, Director of the Department of Molecular Biology at the Max Planck Institute for Biology

Forschung & Lehre, Issue 1/2017

«Sometimes I have the feeling that a good engine oil is more important to us than a good salad oil.»

Cem Özdemir, German Minister of Agriculture and Food

foodaktuell, 28 December 2021

«Of course we found residues, that goes without saying. But they were only traces and not a health hazard.»

Christoph Spinner, Thurgau Canton Chemist

Thurgauer Zeitung, 31 December 2020

«Food production does not work in the home office.»

Julia Klöckner, Federal Minister for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection

Lid, 2 October 2020

«I think we give a little too much weight to the theorists. Only with evidence is it possible to know what is really happening.»

Paul m. Romer, Winner of the the Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2018

NZZ, 3 August 2020

«Potatoes or tomatoes would be unthinkable without direct crop protection.»

Hans Ramseier, Professor for Plant Protection, HAFL

Der Bund, 31 July 2020

«Plant protection is a technology that supports civilisation.»

Prof. Dr. Andreas von Tiedemann, Georg-August University Göttingen

Lecture at the CAS - Autumn Conference 2018 at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna