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Keiser Report: Monsanto and the Seeds of Evil

Though this report is from January 2011, it’s good to hear an economist-comedian’s take on the diplomatic cable that revealed that the US State Dept. planned to retaliate against the EU for France’s ban on Monsanto’s genetically modified corn seeds. ~Ed.

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EU high court rules on GMO contamination; opens door to biotech liability

EU beekeepers gain in genetic contamination case

By Rady Ananda

On Sept. 6, the European Union’s top court paved the way for farmers and beekeepers to recoup losses when their crops or honey become genetically contaminated from neighboring GM fields.

The European Court of Justice ruled that all food products containing GMOs – whether intentional or not – must undergo an approval process.

This marks a much stricter view than that being pushed by European Union Commissioner for health and consumer affairs, John Dalli,  who wants no regulation of foods genetically contaminated “by accident,” a ludicrous idea given that coexistence ensures genetic contamination.

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