Predictions of future food crisis brought about by worsening climate change, more people and dwindling supplies of non-renewable resources have resulted in resurgence in the promotion of GM crops as a solution. This presentation looks at what is in the pipeline for development and some of the politics behind the current push to rehabilitate GM crops in the UK and Europe. Where do the UK governments stand? And whatever happened to Monsanto? Finally possibly significant events in 2013 will be summarised and priorities for action emphasised.