06 Apr '12, 6pm

Poland to Ban Monsanto’s Genetically Modified Corn

Poland to Ban Monsanto’s Genetically Modified Corn

GMO-Free Europe /Screen capture News broke this week that Monsanto has threatened to sue Vermont if it passes a law requiring labeling of genetically modified foods . But look outside the U.S., and opposition to the company and the biotech model it represents gets a lot stronger—and more effective. We saw that in a new report showing how much people around the world hate Monsanto . And now, following anti-Monsanto activism in other countries, Poland has announced plans to completely ban the growth of Monsanto’s genetically modified strain MON810. Natural Society has more : The announcement, made by Agriculture Minister, Marek Sawicki, sets yet another international standard against Monsanto’s genetically modified creations. In addition to being linked to a plethora of health ailments, Sawicki says that the pollen originating from this GM strain may actually be devastating ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/poland-ban-monsantos...

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