27 Apr '11, 3pm

Obama sold us out for GMOs remember in 2012! USDA Moving to Deregulate Genetically Modified Plums #gmo

Obama sold us out for GMOs remember in 2012! USDA Moving to Deregulate Genetically Modified Plums #gmo

It seems in the past few months there has been a rush of GMO foods deregulated , namely sugar beets and alfalfa. Both of which have a huge impact on our entire food system because of fears of contamination with organic crops. Sugar beets in particular, are grown in many contamination-sensitive areas like Oregon's Willamette Valley. Organic alfalfa, on the other hand, is a center point for feeding organic livestock. If our supply of organic alfalfa becomes tainted, then what will we feed livestock? And now on the heels of two hard fought and lost battles, GM plums are next up on the list. Plums will be the second GM fruit introduced. The HoneySweet plum is modified to fend off the Plum pox, a damaging virus to the plum family, according to Organic Authority . A small dose of the virus is actually injected into the fruit so that the plum becomes resistant to the virus. Organ...

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