Seralini Study Re-published!

A scientific study that identified serious health impacts on rats fed on 'Roundup ready' GMO maize has been republished following its controversial retraction under strong commercial pressure. Now regulators must respond and review GMO and agro-chemical licenses, and licensing procedures.

Bee SAFE writes RDNO re: Ag Survey

Bee SAFE's letter to RDNO asks, "Since RDNO has been made fully aware that continuing to support GM crops and their poisons is making people sick, is there another reason besides supporting the pesticide and GM industry that is preventing RDNO from acting on behalf of public health?

March Against Monsanto

Vernon

The crowd gathersOn Saturday, May 24, about a hundred people marched and demonstrated in Vernon, against Monsanto's Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) and the pesticides used with GM crops. This yearly event saw people all over the world telling governments to ban GM crops and stop Monsanto's domination over seeds.

Russia puts GMO Genie back into the Bottle

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.

Presentation to Coldstream

Coldstream

Hoping to convince at least one nearby government council to restrict or ban GMO within its jurisdiction, BeeSAFE makes one more presentation, this time a 10-minute summary to Coldstream Municipal Council. Download the attached file "Talking points for a presentation" for the text used in this presentation.

Summary of GMO Free Zone Campaign.

What is impeding a regional decision on GM Crops?

by Huguette Allen
For years, first as a concerned citizen then as a representative of Bee SAFE, I've been warning our Regional District that GM crops contaminate wild and cultivated plants of the same family, which means that:
  1. GM crops cannot co-exist with organic or conventional crops

  2. GM crops inevitably destroy our choice to grow organic or conventional non-GM crops

  3. to continue letting GM crops proliferate is to decide to turn the region's agriculture into a chemical-based, corporate-owned GM monoculture model.

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