- China Halts GMO Grain Imports From The U.S.
Reader squodgy commented before:
“The GLUTEN-ROUND UP link is really worrying now.
In UK, whilst GMO Wheat is not yet permitted, it has been established farmers pour ROUND UP on all ‘nearly ready’ wheat to speed up the harvest, so Monsanto wins again.
When are these farmers going to wake up?
Or are they just going to stand by their gates in their overalls chewing round-up ready wheat stalks till they die of mysterious cancers nobody predicted?”
More info on Roundup (the ultimate killig machine) down below.
- UK Parliament Meeting Brings ‘Dangers’ of Roundup into Public Focus (Sustainable Pulse, July 2, 2014):
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Agroecology, Chaired by the Countess of Mar, met in the Houses of Parliament in London on June 18, to discuss the possible harm caused by the world’s most popular herbicide – Roundup.
In what was one of the most comprehensive meetings ever held in Europe on Glyphosate and Roundup, experts from around the World gathered in London to share their expertise with the media, members of a number of UK political parties, NGO representatives and members of the general public.
The interest in the event was very high and Committee Room 10 of the Houses of Parliament was full to the rafters, with experts having travelled from as far away as Russia, China and the U.S., to listen to the four speakers give detailed presentations on how the unanswered questions surrounding the possible harm caused by Glyphosate and Roundup should be approached. Continue reading »
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