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Additional Monsanto Triffid sites and information

Combat Monsanto Building a world free of Monsanto

GM Watch Illegal Triffid flax now in 16 countries

Colorado State U – Transgenic Crops   Interesting site and articles on all things GE

Parsley’s Notebook A very interesting read about Triffid and GE foods: “Of deep concern is a cavalier attitude representative of irresponsibility that pops up every once in awhile. If human beings are going to experiment with the building blocks of life, of food itself, it is a serious responsibility. Farmers must take it seriously.”

New Resilient GM Flax Contamination from Canada Soars to 28 Countries, Canadian farmers still have no answers. “Someone’s going to have to pay for testing our crops for contamination and any required clean-up. Who will be liable?”    “The Canadian government still refuses to consider market harm when they decide to approve GM crops. This obviously has to change immediately,” said Lucy Sharratt, Coordinator of the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network. “The entire regulatory system needs urgent reform or we will see even more widespread market chaos.”   “Farmers face the threat of unwanted contamination from GM crops, even when the crops are not supposed to be grown,” said Arnold Taylor an organic flax grower and Chair of the Organic Agriculture Protection Fund of the Saskatchewan Organic Directorate



GE Corn – Stacked traits lack assessment: Opinion

GE Corn from MonsantoBy Lucy Sharratt, coordinator of the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network based in Ottawa (from the Western Producer)

Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences are calling their new SmartStax corn a  “game-changing” technology.

How so? Is it the increased prices they will eventually charge for a  corn with eight genetically engineered traits? Is it the 75 percent  reduction in refuge area that they successfully negotiated?

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