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Alfalfa Contamination Sparks GMO Regulation Debate


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, conservation, greenliving, protection, sustainable )

Cher Away
- 337 days ago - greenerideal.com
A Washington farmer recently got his crop of GMO-free alfalfa rejected by an overseas exporter due to issues of contamination. More specifically, test on the farmer's crop samples showed that it was contaminated with small doses of Monsanto's Roundup



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Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 9:54 am
I don't know how or when, but Monsterto's day is coming and I can only hope that it is very, very soon. This makes me insane thinking of the monumental amount of damage they are causing this planet and every living being on it. Thanks for Chering.
 

JESSICA O. (9)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 9:57 am
Thanks for the info. The contamination is not accidental usually. Monsanto has a plan, which involves them owning the rights to everyones food.
 

Barbara D. (95)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 10:50 am
Wind drift has always been a problem for farmers ~ their hybrid crops contaminated by a a neighbor's inferior crop, fields contaminated by a neighbor's herbicide, crops destroyed because a neighbor didn't use a herbicide.

Regulate where GM crops can be planted, but GMOs are here and they're here to stay ~ and it isn't a plot by anyone.
 

Birgit W. (144)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 1:07 pm
Sadly noted. Monsanto is killing everything.
 

Shanti S. (0)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 1:21 pm
Thank you.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 2:01 pm
Read with disgust.
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (273)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 4:06 pm
Thank you Cher I shall share this
 

Helga Ganguly (77)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 11:41 pm
I'm having nightmares about this.I have a very good imagination and I've seen this coming for a while now. At least there are other worry warts,but I swear I wish it was still the 60"s with some gutsier activists around..
 

Klaus Peters (11)
Thursday September 26, 2013, 6:01 am
Well, it all about Monsanto. I will watch my labels more closely in future and avoid US produce. Will miss some stuff from the US like cherries, walnuts, navel oranges etc. which are available in our off season (winter). I live in Australia, the southern hemisphere. Thanks to Monsanto I also avoid any US canned food.
 

Azaima A. (216)
Thursday September 26, 2013, 8:14 am
hope the house upends the monsanto protection act
 

Birgitta S. (230)
Thursday September 26, 2013, 8:52 am
:-(((((
 

Micheael Kirkbym (85)
Thursday September 26, 2013, 9:29 am
Noted & posted
 
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