Peasants for Food Sovereignty: North Indian farmers destroy Monsanto’s GM corn field trials

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OCTOBER 25, 2012 – La Via Campesina South Asia – Peasants for Food Sovereignty:

Public sector universities haVE become the experimental grounds for Monsanto’s risky technology. The farmers’ protest follows a recent recommendation by India’s Supreme court to put a 10-year moratorium on all field trials of GM crops in India owing to the risks involved. Public opposition to GMOs has been building in the country owing to growing scientific evidence on the negative impact of GM crops on human health and environment. There are also concerns about the manner in which seed companies are taking control of the seed sector by using their patented GM seeds…. http://lvcsouthasia.blogspot.in/2012/10/north-indian-farmers-destroy-monsantos.html

 

India Puts GM Food Crops Under Microscope for A 10 year GMO moratorium http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3110069807/india-puts-gm-food-crops-under-microscope-for-a-10-year-gmo-moratorium

 

India’s Parliament Addresses Genetically Modified Food Hype – Human and Environmental Health an Issue http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2759307655/india-s-parliament-addresses-genetically-modified-food-hype-human-and-environmental-health-an-issue

 

INDIA: 8,200 farmers suicide: Maharashtra State Revokes Monsanto’s Cotton Seed License http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2409815369/india-8-200-farmers-suicide-maharashtra-state-revokes-monsanto-s-cotton-seed-license

 

Thousands of Dying farmers in Sri Lanka: Study Links Kidney Disease to Agrochemicals http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2720363606/thousands-of-dying-farmers-in-sri-lanka-study-links-kidney-disease-to-agrochemicals

 

Indian cotton farmers move on to sustainable farming – leaving industrial farming behind http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3054868293/indian-cotton-farmers-move-on-to-sustainable-farming-leaving-industrial-farming-behind

 

The child victims of agricultural pesticide poisoning in India – Pesticide Industry dismissive http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/945760086/the-child-victims-of-agricultural-pesticide-poisoning-in-india-pesticide-industry-dismissive

 

 

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