30 Mar '16, 4pm

Nigerians say no to Monsanto's GM crops

Nigerians say no to Monsanto's GM crops

Despite the growing fears about glyphosate, Monsanto's application provides no discussion on its potential risks to human and animal health and the environment. Apart from the potential of contaminating local varieties, the health risk of the introduction of genetically modified maize into Nigeria is enormous since maize is a staple food that all 170 million Nigerians depend on.

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_round_up/2987481/ni...

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