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Chinese Army Bans All GMO Grains and Oils | EcoWatch

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Kudos to them. Take note U.S.A.

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Freya H (357)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 3:35 pm
For once, China is more progressive than the USA.

cynthia l (207)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 3:40 pm
right on China! Pay attention USA

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 3:45 pm
Unbelievable--i thought it was a misprint. Best thing i've heard coming outta China in my entire life. Thx Christeen

Gabriela Baldaia (104)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 4:54 pm
Wow !! Thank you for sharing, Christeen :)

Krista Slavin (195)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 8:21 pm
I wish the US would take note. I want "real" food, I want mandatory labeling, I want to know what is in my food so I can make an informed buy of what I am feeding my family. Now I am learning that even though I plant seeds to grow my own food in the summer (if it ever warms up) that the seeds I am buying could be GMO seed. I am appalled that the government thinks this is okay. It is not!

Elisabeth JJ (50)
Thursday May 15, 2014, 8:52 pm
I wish Canada would follow China's example in banning al GMO grains and oils. Thank you Christeen.

Birgit W (160)
Friday May 16, 2014, 4:07 am
Way to go China. I wished our Canadian government would be as smart and caring too.

Marianne R (95)
Friday May 16, 2014, 5:20 am
Wow - China....really? Congrats are sure in order

sylvie C (46)
Friday May 16, 2014, 8:19 am
Thanks for posting

Sheila D (194)
Friday May 16, 2014, 11:44 am
Yet America allows GMOs to be fed to our children...and everybody else.

marisol melgarejo (41)
Friday May 16, 2014, 1:13 pm
Pehaps there is still hope for China! Thank you Christeen!

Past Member (0)
Friday May 16, 2014, 3:57 pm
Pay Attention, USA. A quote fro the article....
“It’s about time that government officials took a proactive step to protect their citizens against the increasing rates of pesticide residue as result of the over application of roundup on GMO crops,” Murphy said. “The remarkable fact is that it’s China and not America.”

Murphy added that it could have a big impact on Monsanto’s future.

“This could be the nail in the coffin for Monsanto,” he said. “Rejection of Monsanto’s flagship product, genetically engineered Roundup Ready soybeans, by China is a pretty damning market based decision by the most populous nation on the planet.

“The question is, what does the Chinese military know about GMOs and the negative impact of Roundup that the U.S. government is not telling us?”

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 17, 2014, 2:33 am
Great! Ty Christeen.

. (0)
Saturday May 17, 2014, 10:38 am
It's interesting that this was only for the army. It had nothing to about the general population who are having enough trouble actually breathing.....
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