01 Jun '14, 1am

Russia postpones planting of #GMOs for 3 years: #Russia Puts #GMO Genie Back in the Bottle

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Genetic Engineering page and our Millions Against Monsanto page . Russia has some of the most precious uncontaminated top soil on the planet and if it is rigorously controlled to stay GMO-free and free from chemicals its productivity would increase as Europe declines, geopolitical analyst William Engdahl told RT. Russian PMs have pondered a draft bill outlawing GMOs. A draft bill submitted to the Russian parliament likens GMO production and distribution to terrorism. After entering the World Trade Organization, Russia was expected to allow GM food production and distribution within its market. However, in March Russia's President Putin said the country would stay GM-free without violating its obligations to the WTO. RT: What do you think about this latest bill in Russia's parliament, which equates GM producers w...

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