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Sorry, Monsanto But GMO Crops Are Now Banned In 38 Countries & Only Grown In 28…

Sorry Monsanto, But GMO Crops Are Now Banned In 38 Countries & Only Grown In 28...

As Monsanto is fighting to gain seed control of the whole world of agriculture by spreading genetically-modified crops across the world (with the support of the U.S. government according to Wikileaks), there is far greater opposition from the rest of the world, where many countries are not only labeling GMOs but also banning their cultivation altogether.

We know GMOs are not widely accepted across the world, but which countries have backed up their concerns about the safety of GMOs with bans? — Sustainable Pulse, a GMO news source, decided to research.

In these 38 countries, GM crops are banned on the government level, with the backing of the country’s scientists, doctors, and environmental agencies.

Monsanto has long claimed that “science” is on its side as if the GMO-Free and organic movements are stocked with uneducated zealots — but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Bans on GMOs are commonplace around the world, the website’s research has found.

In Europe 28 countries have banned GM crops:

The list of countries with some sort of ban on GM crops is as follows:

Azerbaijan, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, the Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Russia, Scotland, Serbia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Ukraine, and Wales…

Sorry Monsanto, But GMO Crops Are Now Banned In 38 Countries & Only Grown In 28...
Green: countries with national ban of GMOs, Yellow: countries with national moratorium, Orange: countries with no ban. Source

Countries that are a part of the European Union had an option to opt-out from growing GM crops through a European Commission rule passed in March 2015. The ban was especially aimed at Monsanto’s corn MON 810, since other varieties of corn or other plants are widely rejected across Europe.

In the Americas 4 countries have bans in place:
Belize, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

There are also 4 countries in Asia who have banned GM crops:
Bhutan, Kyrgyzstan, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey.

And two countries in Africa who have done the same are:
Algeria and Madagascar.

Links to detailed reports on each country are available on Sustainable Pulse.

Currently there are 28 countries that grow GM crops:

The USA is the biggest grower with 73.1 million hectares of maize, soybean, cotton, canola, sugarbeet, alfalfa, papaya, squash (See how one former president gave Monsanto a free pass to allow this; click here)

The second biggest is Brazil with 42.2 million hectares of soybean, maize, and cotton. They are followed by Argentina with 24.3 million hectares of the same crops, Canada with 11.6 million hectares or canola, maize, soybean, sugarbeet, and India with 11.6 million hectares of cotton.

One hectare is a metric unit of square measure and is about 2.47 acres…

Sorry Monsanto, But GMO Crops Are Now Banned In 38 Countries & Only Grown In 28...

Countries that grow GMO foods by year and amount of hectares. Source

Other countries growing GM crops are: Australia, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Chile, China (where numbers are relatively small and a showdown is brewing over the issue), Columbia, Costa Rica (which has made recent efforts to become GM free), Cuba (which has mostly resisted U.S. pressure to forge deals for using more GM seeds, however) Czech Republic, Honduras, Mexico, Myanmar, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, and Uruguay.

Of course, it’s well worth noting that there are now more countries banning the cultivation of GMOs than actually growing them. And just to add insult to injury, they were also banned in Scotland, the home country of Monsanto’s founder Hugh Grant. It doesn’t sound a whole lot like this technology is “feeding the world” now, does it? (via AltHealthWorks).

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Pesticides and herbicides can still be used on non-GMO crops…

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    They don’t use that either.

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    Elizabeth Start they who? Most areas have to use pesticides. Otherwise they risk famine and complete loss of crop.

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Canada needs to ban Monsanto.

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Why are you saying ‘Sorry’ ?

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Do these get-ups imply these people are working with Monsanto’s safe crops???????? It cracks me up, Monsanto swears and even makes studies/reports that say their crap is safe……. hahahahahaha!!!!!!!!

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Stop GMO crops and seed and wipe out Monsanto!

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It won’t happen here. Monsanto’s puppets in Washington won’t let it ????

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Yeah, and that’s still 28 too many!

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The united states should also band this. What the hell are they thinking. It is killing us all. Can’t that see that?

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I’m not sorry.

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Stupid. GMO does not equal Monsanto. GMO’s are perfectly safe. It’s been proven. Almost all food today even if it’s labeled organic is genetically modified.

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Not sorry at all !

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show me whats wrong with them FACTS NOT FEELINGS

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    Have you ever in your life heard of so many gluten intolerant people. They dose the wheat in chemicals. How can adding more chemals be a good idea…it’s only for their financial gain. We shouldn’t have to explain this to you.

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    Heather Ludden but you can neither answer his question nor explain anything. Chemicals; define what YOU mean by that word.

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    How about you do your own research! Try starting with The World According To Monsanto. There are plenty of facts out there, and plenty of proof. If you choose to consume and support this toxic industry, then good for you. What these Chemical company’s do to people is proof and fact enough for me. If our government supported organic farming instead of factory farming, there would be no need for these Chemicals and genes in our food, Period

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Sorry, not sorry

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Monsanto out of Serbia!

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Only because these countries are privileged enough to not need them (yet). In the long run this may be a disaster because GE crops, or how you like to call them – GMOs (which is technically wrong but obviously you don’t know the difference) is the future.

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    It’s not my future!

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    There is not future with GMOs.

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    hahaha yours is the narration monsanto like to spread Mr Toffa the future its going on another path keep your self poisoning destiny cancer factory back home

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    So let me get this straight… you don’t mind your food being bombarded with gamma radiation, in order to achieve a desired trait, changing hundreds or thousands of genes (which is how the grapefruit was made btw) that can then be sold as organic without testing but you oppose proven safe technology that changes 1 or 2 genes which functions are thoroughly understood. You have literally got no idea what you’re talking about and I was also there not too long ago but through actually informing myself and realising that reading biased articles on shitty websites that fear monger about stuff like this I came to the conclusion that I was brainwashed.

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Anyone that beleives in plagerism is a theif at heart their , vision” statement is to patient all seeds on planet earth. To do this they seriously interfere with the creation as they make these seeds ” roundup ready” which is causing many health problems especially in young people. Its even in our daily bread

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GMO. Genetically Modified Organisms, is fake foods. High fructose corn syrup, isn’t real sugar, our bodies try to metabolize it, thinks it is sugar, puts out more and more insulin, we become insulin resistant…type 2,diabetes… Our bodies are breaking down, with all the chemicals we are putting in it. The real food that is out there, isn’t much better, but at least our bodies recognize it. Anything pre….mixed, instant,,,.. anything, isn’t as good as something prepared fresh, is better….maybe not as convenient…But better for your body…. And maybe we wouldn’t over eat…. most of us eat enough for 2,3,4,people.we don’t control our portions…I myself am guilty of.

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    Um…your body doesn’t care. It cleaves the sucrose (corn syrup & all other sugars btw) to form glucose & fructose then directly metabolizes the glucose. The problem is the absorption of the fructose into your cells is not well controlled by your endocrine system (insulin levels) & thus keeps blood sugar levels elevated (which is the problem with the excess levels in HFCS). With your lack of basic understanding of your own metabolism you would have failed my grade 12 bio exam.

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    Go ahead and let me know exactly what non-GMO food you eat. Because there aren’t any…

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    And…there you are wrong….. I am lucky enough to live in a small community where there are local farmers growing from their own seed, and grass fed beef. My sister has hens, even the pork is local.

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    Helen J Moore Non-GMO beef would involve eating the meat of something called an Aurochs, (which went extinct in 1672).

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Shame about the 28

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they’re here in Australia too, a big worry.

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it doesn’t matter they still have the U.S.

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    GMOs cause cancers of different kinds. Hospitals are full. How much are you getting paid to spread lies?

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    They do not. GMOs are safe for consumption, as proven by study after study. How much is Big Organic paying you to spread their bullshit?

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    GMOs are not safe. Nature is safe, and doesn’t need Any filthy industry to do it ‘better’

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    Scientific consensus says otherwise, Iparrt. GMOs is a breeding method, it’s not an ingredient.

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    Sorry for your lack of intellect, but; GMO’s are “genetically engineered”organisms wherein bacteria, not plant, DNA is engineered into plants; thereby making it a cross-species modification, unlike those of historic horticulture. Do some research before shooting your mouth off and sounding stupid, lol!

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    Veronica Alexander
    Say goodbye to stuff like insulin then, my friend. It’s a much more controlled method than selective breeding.

    http://boingboing.net/2013/03/25/the-case-of-the-poison-potato.html

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetically_modified_organism

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    Nothing chemical, synthetical, is even close to nature and certainly not better. Chemicals pollute, and poison us. There are far better ways to heal and cure. You refer to insuline… watch ‘ simply raw’
    Thank you.

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    Everything is a chemical. There is no difference between a synthetic and a natural molecule at the end of the day.

    And I would argue that a GMO potato is better than the natural, poisonous one I just linked you.

    Simply Raw is not a scientific study. It’s a woo documentary. Anyone can make a documentary.

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    Those at the winning end of the money trail say as Isiaha told us they would be saying
    Conspiracy conspiracy knowing they are the ones using smoke and mirrors to defend their greedy agendas.
    Same ones who took sea temperature readings from ships hulls rather than bouys in the oceans sourced as acurate measuring methodology, which gave a predicted 4 degree increase and faulcified the Paris meeting on ” climate change “.
    Of course they presented a 4 degree increase exactly as predicted.

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    Oh, just follow the money trail:

    https://www.ota.com/news/press-releases/19031

    As for climate change, it’s a simple fact backed by the likes of NASA, and whatever crackpot conspiracy you make up about it is sadly not the truth.

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    Richard Ash Berglind Ah, is that why you’re getting your knickers in a twist? Organics eating into your profits? Take your poisoned shit and Foxtrot Oscar.

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    Tyra Berni Hypocrisy knocked on the door. Can’t complain about there being a ton of money on one end when yours is making a fucking killing too. Not all of us can afford paying extra for copper sulfate sprayed shit that isn’t any more nutritious than conventional food.

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Wow, I didn’t realize this page is anti-science. I guess I’ll be unfollowing. Have fun with your tinfoil hats.

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Keep suing them… and all the other chemical companies getting into our food chain.

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People, come together and pray for the financial collapse of these evil companies who put the love of money above the health of people and the environment. Lord, hasten the day of their defeat and demise! Remove the wealth of the wicked and give it to the righteous, for the glory of Your Name! Amen

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    Yes, support the multi billion dollar organically industry that resists all forms of regulation at all levels!

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    Karrilyn McPhee Focused on that money, eh? Poor thing.

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Monsanto doesn’t exist anymore…..!

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So for how much longer are they planning on killing us? Congress is very aware of THIS.

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Are you kidding me? Fuck Monsanto! Don’t feel sorry for them!

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does not matter they are already in the ecosystem

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    Yes but is can be reversed.

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    Yup your already getting cancer but maybe your great grand kids could benefit from their banding

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    ^Myths and lies. GMOs are safe and everything is a chemical.

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    If the sewer overflows it is cleaned up…..GMOs are the sewage of farming/crops … we need to ban GMOs and clean up the sewage.

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That’s because science doesn’t always shape politics.
It’s also funny how all these sites attack Monsanto 95% of the time, as if they were the only producer of GMOs, pesticides and so on ?

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    Their business ethics are also deplorable.

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    For example, suing farmers whose crops have been contaminated with monsanto products by neighboring farmers using them. How would you feel if not only are your crops being contaminated with shit you don’t want but then you’re getting sued by some huge company with infinitely more money than you claiming you’re stealing their shit. That’s just one example of their shifty behaviour. There’s heaps. Go find out yourself, I have a kid and it’s dinner time so I’m not gonna sit here looking them up because you’re too lazy to.

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    Jess Emeff, that is a myth. “Monsanto has never sued anybody over trace amounts of GMOs that were introduced into fields simply through cross-pollination”

    You can read about it from a non-biased source I’ll link below.

    https://tinyurl.com/pcnrzea

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    That’s all recent. They’ve been doing fucked up shit for years.

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    Coercing poor governments to push their crops on poor people and make a trip hard for said poor people to grow any other type of crop.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1082559/The-GM-genocide-Thousands-Indian-farmers-committing-suicide-using-genetically-modified-crops.html

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    Of course they deny all this. As if they’d admit it. There is a lot of money at stake so people and the environment don’t matter.

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    OK Brian Scott, I suppose Monsanto Canada Inc vs Schmeiser never happened either? It’s a myth is it? Because farmers take seeds from their crops and replant, that’s how it works, he didnt ask for Monsanto’s product to end up in his crop but in his crop it was, so he took the seeds and regrew it as most farmers do, and got sued.

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    By the way, they only agree not to sue if the contamination is less than 1%.

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    Also Toffa, Monsanto was an Agent Orange manufacturer and while they can’t deny that they do downplay it and still don’t acknowledge it’s toxicity.

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    There’s also a bit of controversy about their tactics in India. But of course you’ll get people defending it and people denouncing it and you need to make up your own mind.

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    Monsanto never sued anyone over cross contamination. What they do sue people for is if they reuse seeds the next year but the farmers buying the seeds literally sign a contract that they won’t do it, so if they do they obvs get their asses sued. Farmers are not obliged to grow GMOs but they choose to because of obvious benefits.

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    Just because a company used to make evil products doesn’t discredit it’s current status. VW, BMW, Krupp, even Hugo Boss used the Nazi regime for their profit – so does that make them evil companies nowadays?

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    Cool Toffa. Everything else I posted? The ones with actual links to credible sources? You asked for the information and I provided it.
    How about you provide some examples of the “obvious benefits” you just claimed their products have. Is being round up ready actually a benefit? We’ll sell you a plant that is resistant to the poison we sell you to spray on it and hey, the drift from it might kill your neighbour’s crops so it’s helping eliminate the competition. Cool story.
    Oh and the bt cotton in India that was meant to be resistant to a type of worm, it wasn’t, poor farmers paid more than they could affordvonly to have their entire crops destroyed by the very thing they were paying to be safe against. Obviously beneficial.

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    Jess Emeff Monsanto and also the WHO are well aware of roundups toxicity, everything is clearly stated on the WHO website about how carcinogenic it is but you have to take into account, that pesticides uses on organic crops are often more toxic.

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    I do believe being round up ready is a benefit cos there will be more yield for the farmer, so more money for him and more food for the people.
    The pesticide levels allowed on the end product are strictly regulated and can’t exceed a certain amount, so you would have to eat tons of servings of veg and fruit to start feeling an adverse effect.

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    India used to import a lot of cotton, now they became an exporter, so much for the Bt varieties not working. Monsanto is not gonna spend millions of dollars and years of research on a product that no one’s gonna buy because it doesn’t work, that kinda makes no sense.

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    Go look it up Toffa. Many farmers had their crops destroyed by the worm.
    Organic crops don’t use pesticides so not sure what the hell you’re saying about the pesticides being used on them being more toxic.
    In any case, you asked me to show that their business ethics leave a lot to be desired, I’ve shown you plenty and there’s plenty more to be found despite Monsanto’so efforts to bury anything that will make them look bad. If you choose to bury your head in the sand it’s not my problem.

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    I’m sorry what? Did you say there’s no problem with bt cotton? Monsanto disagrees with you.
    http://m.indiatoday.in/story/Bt+cotton+has+failed+admits+Monsanto/1/86939.html

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    Then there’s this. This guy actually went to India and spoke to actual people about what was going on.
    So let’s think about that, the push a poor government to push their product to the people, telling the people it’s superior, the people have to pay a fortune for the seeds but they can’t regrow them so one bad year can be disastrous but they buy them anyway because they’re being led to believe there won’t be a bad year. Crops fail and people kill themselves, company doesn’t actually do anything to help or compensate, instead it tells them to spend even more money on more pesticides and introduces a new product that is now also failing. They also tried to sue the Indian government when it tried to cap how much royalties the company could demand. Shitty ethics.
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1082559/The-GM-genocide-Thousands-Indian-farmers-committing-suicide-using-genetically-modified-crops.html

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    Hmm okay well I guess I can give you that one, it wasn’t responsible for the suicides tho as Indian farmers commit suicide on a regular basis and it hasn’t risen since the introduction of Bt cotton. I guess the worms did build resistance to Bt 1 but now Monsanto made Bt 2 which they claim is better so I guess we’ll see

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Ban them here now! Put Devil Monsanto out of business.

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Great news! Moving in the right direction

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The researchers are using full hazmat suits and the want us to eat their produce. (Don’t take it so seriously, they wear them to prevent contamination)

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Suck shit. Evil bastards.

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GMOs are safe. Everything is a chemical. Purposefully celebrating crop ‘technology’ that could feed billions of starving people on our planet is disgusting. You should feel shame.

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    Its not safe for bees according to recent articles

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    and we have food mountains because of politics! The food aint being shared around.

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    Regardless of food waste/not being shared, GMOs are safe and could help billions of starving people. Billions.

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    While pesticides are a concern and more studies must be done the America bee population is actually growing. With mites being cited as the #1 cause of bee colony destruction.

    If the population is growing and we’re still using the same neonicotinoids it’s fair to assume that those pesticides are not the root cause of the Bee population decline in the past years.

    http://time.com/4885569/honeybee-population-increase/

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    And you seem to be very ignorant Brian Scott

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    Brian Scott you will like so many others, wake up too late – much too late to change things

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    Rina Wessels Keyser Your argument is weak.

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    Anthony Cook That’s neonicotinoids, different thing entirely. Anyway there’s dozens, probably hundreds, of uses for GM, most of which have nothing to do with Monsanto. For example, making insulin for diabetics, blight-free papaya, rice with vitamin A, controlling Zeka-spreading mosquitoes. Banning the whole field of science is total Luddism, and if New Zealand does it we can kiss goodbye to our ‘ smarter science-based economy’, and probably to our hopes of becoming pest free and of saving the kauri.

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    How do you live with yourself defending crops covered in poision for a few dollars to defend it on facebook. All of us need to make a living, but you need to get a better job. Support our organic farmers and support backyard gardening.

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    Ann Wilson Pyle, what? lol

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    Brian Scott It has been proven in studies and in physical evidence that GMO crops produce less than standard crops … grown in the same amount of acreage in their individual methods. Also, it has been proven GMOs change the DNA of mammals including humans. Also, it has been proven that the “residue” in the GMO products boost or give illnesses.

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    Angie Eagle That is patently untrue. Virtually everything you eat today has been ‘genetically modified’ for human consumption. Have you seen the origins of bananas or corn? Watermelon is not naturally seedless.

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    What’s next in here? Vaccines cause Autism, I’m guessing.

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    Brian Scott there is a vast difference between selective hybridisation and introducing DNA from another phylum

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    Brian Scott I carry a faulty gene and had to over many years deal with a top professor in a teaching hospital. Passing the time one day as the nurse was taking blood, I asked the question. Is it safe to eat GMO foods. His answer was, never.

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    The food may be safe, but the methods used to produce it are environmentally destructive. Also, in the three and a half decades we´ve been producing GMO foods, starving people are still starving, and GMOs are not feeding any of them. That´s because GMOs are not produced for the sake of charity, but rather profit.

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    Cobi Cobiashi Yes, profits are made. Also, pseudoscience abounds. You can read all about that right here, in the comments above.

    African nations, like Zimbabwe, are an example where GM crops (even freely given during crushing droughts) are outlawed based solely on biotechnological fears. So, even if GM crops were entirely free, where people need it most, many governments wouldn’t allow it.

    Edit:Opps, wrong link. 🙂
    http://www.reuters.com/article/us-africa-gmo/africa-takes-fresh-look-at-gmo-crops-as-drought-blights-continent-idUSKBN0UL1UN20160107

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    Madelaine Chitty I don’t accept your anecdote or the authority of your ‘top professor’. It’s a non-argument.

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    Feed them until they have cancer or Chrones disease!

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    Brian Scott the world is already over populated why would you want more? Fact is you feed the starving and they will produce more starving people. I understand that sounds heartless but there needs to be a place where we say enough is enough.

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    Kim Graham In your world people should simply starve because you fear biotechnology.

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    William Johnson Are you volunteering yourself and your family for de-population? Or, is it simply the others that should go?

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    Madelaine Chitty better not eat anything. Since all of your food has undergone genetic modification of one sort or another. Smh.

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How are Turkey and Saudi Arabia in Asia? Who is rearranging geography?

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I feel very sorry for the farmers that planted with support and now they have a product that can’t be sold ….and how do you get rid of it! Ok I agree I don’t like gmo products but farmers seem to be always caught in the middle!

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Actually, NOT sorry. The way Monsanto has destroyed so much for so many is a travesty. They misused the science that could have helped – all for profit greed.

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Ban them everywhere!

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I feel better already.

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That’s 28 countries too many…should be banned world wide.

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They should be banned everywhere!

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Brian Scott – do you get paid by the post or by the word?

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Why would you want to eat food grown by people who are using poison and known cancer causing chemicals…and have to dress in suits like in this photo for their own protection from chemicals sprayed on the plants? The same company that created Agent Orange and mutilated thousands of innocent children and caused cancer and sickness among thousands of American service men you want to trust with your food? hmmm.

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Suck it monsanto !

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Still 28 to many ?

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I really hope this true, remember, to control another’s country is to control their food production. Its good to see more countries standing up to Monsanto and other GMO industries.

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Also, i bet you that we’ll see a reduction in cancer cases in the countries that have banned GMO foods. That’ll tell you something.

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Stop Monsanto now.

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Funny how every country on the banned list get 50% or greater of there crops from countries that grow GMO.

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    Hey faceless profile guy, did you now that 37.5% of statistics atre pulled from someoe’s ass 62% of the time?

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    Bob Benvenuti the Canadian who likes to photograph chipmunks. Try doing some research then following an idiotic blog like Ecosnippet. Which 99.9% of the facts are out of date or completely wrong. Simple Google search with the USDA and other official sites show exactly which countries we ship crops to. All the listed none GMO growing countries have no problem buying from the US and the 27 other countries still growing GMO. One of the largest countries that imports GMO is Canada and Russia.

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Feed the people and the pharmaceutical companies

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These chemicals also kill farmers and workers in the field
with cancer hardly ever mentioned.

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It’s TIME CANADA!!!! BE # 39!!!!

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I don’t feel sorry for Monsanto. I feel sorry for those who are starving because GM crops aren’t allowed in their damn countries, and the retarding of the scientific advances that could have been made if these moron middle-class crusaders hadn’t lobbied for this.

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Vote with your dollars. Monsanto only makes money when their products are sold. Buy organic and when it starts to make enough money they might get interested. Or quietly buy a few more of our congress representatives and turn our country into something like a SiFi movie.

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WHAT ABOUT CANADA!!!!GET ON IT… LET’S START WITH BC…..NDP&GREEN’S

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Pseudoscience is ruining the world. Crystals and magical oils and eating like Neanderthals will not help you.

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Down with Monsanto and Bayer and GMO’s that have never been proven to be safe and are a grave danger due to use of herbicide Roundup that causes cancer.

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Because science doesn’t always shape politics… but you knew that already

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We don’t want anything to do with Monsanto or Bayer.

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    Pioneer used or still has a big farm in Salinas, Puerto Rico, next to a place Monsanto is doing their thing. Both are doing corn GMO and God knows what other crop they are messing us with.

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    Unfortunately everything we eat is hybrids. Only in the forests there is now natural food. That’s why they destroy them.

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So through the scientific ignorance of the “alternative press” we are slowly losing the choice to have among other things drought resistant crops, well done Luddites

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    It appears the process you refer to as choice is one that eliminates further possibilities of choice in favor of business. Man is a part of nature, To date the record of success in messing with Mother Nature is well documented in tragedy.

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    Is also vaccinations, medications, opticians, hospital treatments considered messing with nature ? Can I have an example of tragedy in messing with nature?

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    Poor poor Adrian. Bless you, dear.

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    Why would I need blessing?

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    Cyn Goustin: Not a valid response. Enter with some facts to support your position.

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    The choice to have any other than the Monsanto Corn is what they are aiming for. Total monopoly of a crop. If the Monsanto crop succumbs to a new rust, or insect invasion there will be no other variants to grow. Sad poor Adrian and his lack of vision. Consider Thalidomide (vaccinations), Bhopal (Union Carbide), DDT and Agent Orange (Monsanto’s greatest hits and disasters) Neonicotinoids insecticides killing Bees. Genetic selection of bees for pollination Almonds etc. only getting Almond nectar. Die in thousands from unsustainable diet. Nuclear Power – Three Mile Island, Chenoble, Fukushima. All clever ideas from narrow-view scientists driven by profit driven businessmen. Lots of money in the pocket, bribe farmers and governments then watch it all collapse while they work on the next scam.

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    Yes heavens forbid they have a crop that has good yields and requires less nutrients and pesticides.Please do not label me.

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    Adrian Weeks Shill.

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    Joyce Ann yep you nailed it
    I’m still waiting for my big fat cheque from the “Evil Corp” mind you if they don’t pay up I might just have to join the rest of you fake news sheeple

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    What I feel like I would like to say to you scientific sir and what I am going to say must remain separated by civility. Now hear this: Monsanto . . . voted the most hated company in the world at least a dozen times, probably more by now, have lost any legitimacy to be bringing the world drought resistant crops or beans in a basket for that matter. They have pursued reckless and fraudulent cowboy science, been caught red-handed numerous times bribing politicians and have been implicated in bumping off the sane alternative competition. You can go and stroke the Godzilla of agriculture all you want, but personally I will not be shedding any tears when it causally picks you up in its claws and tears your head off for lunch

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    Simon Bull nice opinion
    Any facts to back up your mildly hysterical rant?
    No ?
    Please convince me otherwise with fact, unit then keep adjusting the tin foil hat, keep on disgusting the fake news.

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If Monsanto chemicals and their handeling is safe, would you please explain why are the workers covered as if they were handeling poison? Dont tell me is to protect plants!!

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    You would have to ask the source of where the photo was taken to enable context,why assume ? unless the facts don’t fit with your preconceived views.

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    Do doctors and nurses wear masks to protect themselves or the patient ?

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    The GMO corn shown in a greenhouse is a test to produce seed they will market . The use of some insecticide and the regulations Monsanto must adhere to to protect their hapless employees is shown.

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    Applying pesticides can be dangerous for humans, so they cover themselves.

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    Unfortunately everything we eat is hybrids. Only in the forests there is now natural food. That’s why they destroy them.

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    Even companies that say they do not produce GMO food, it’s not like that. It will solve your wonder if we go to a forest to find some fruit. No fruit in the trade is like the forest. In commerce, everything is false. While forest fruits are superfoods.

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Hopefully Canada will ban them . Lol . Ya right they just bought a shit ton of land here in Saskatchewan .

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There are dozens of companies that do gmo crops yet it pages like this always speak about Monsanto . It’s just like when certain pages talk about soft drinks being bad they point to coke cola .
Lol fake news

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    LOL poisonous insecticides and carcinogenic herbicides. Great news! Cris check out tests done on all EU MEPs all found with Roundup in their systems. Cris maybe there are others but Monsanto is by far the biggest and the one that sues governments if they go against them. They are not only patenting crops which bans others from growing them. See the bans on growing native maize in SouthAmerica.

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    Sengen Dommett and I forgot that one . Roundup is a product it’s a name on a bottle that contains glyphosate. You can’t find roundup in anything .
    Idiots like you are to busy tying to bring down a specific company .

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and unfortunjately the US is one of the 28 that do 🙁

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Beware the Monsanto paid trolls that will come and try and tell everyone how safe their poisons are.

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    I do not believe them, a neighbour sprayed his yard with “safe” something that was not supposed to damage plants. Its package says manufacturer Monsanto. My vegies and plants were severly damaged and did not recover, lost all my garden. How am I going to trust a company and their affiliates that lie to us?

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    Oh please stop.Far from being troll, I think I am still allowed an opinion, am I ? Maybe one of the “haters” could step up and prove why Monsanto is cast as the bad guy? I eagerly await your peer reviewed scientific facts.

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    ^ Found a paid Monsanto troll! Thanks for revealing yourself.

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    Dwayne Robbie Yep thats right , don’t bother with proof, glib remarks are what is going to feed the increasing world population.

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    LOL Be honest. All you care about is profits. No matter the consequences. Anyways, no time for paid Monsanto trolls. bye

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    Typical unimaginative reply from someone who has already decided the truth without looking at any indecently sourced facts.
    Please please carry on in the little bubble you mistakenly think is reality , whilst the rest of the sensible people will look at you tin hat fake news sheeple.
    No one has yet cited any peer reviewed facts to back up the article.

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    ^ Thanks for your paid troll opinion. How much did you sell your ass and soul to Monsanto for?

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Oh too bad. Nope, the science shows that these crops are unhealthy for us and the planet. This is a money making scheme which is truly tragic for people and the earth.

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GMOs are safe, for fuck’s sake.

Also, you’re being hoodwinked by a multi-billion dollar industry that sucks your cash out of you.

http://www.foodinsiderjournal.com/blogs/clean-label-insights/2017/06/us-organic-food-sales-hit-record-43-billion-in-2016.aspx

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GMO product have been found to be safe, that said Monsanto is a evil company and the chemicals they use are not safe, its not the specific plant GMO that is the problem, its the companies and the additional chems they use

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That’s why the world has an over feeding problem instead of an starvation problem.. oh wait.

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Keep them
Banned in NZ. Consumer
Doesn’t want it (heck I don’t even think farmers do) but big business lobbyists are trying to get govt to allow them.

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would love to see India ban it with fine to companies to sell in the country .. ?

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sorry una sega….affanculo monsanto….

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Funny how the countries that ban growing don’t grow food for themselves but rely on the counties that do go GMO for there food sources. Stupid article once again from Ecosnippet.

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Come on Canada!!!!

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If we are so forward thinking ,how can we still except these products in our country?

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Why sorry? I am happy!
And also sad that there is still 28 countries who suport them.
And all suport Bayer. ??

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So is that the 38 countries who don’t realy grow crops ?

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And keep poisoning Americans.

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Cris Ward correct. They don’t grow crops anyway, but all of them do buy from countries that do use it like the US. So this old article is rather stupid.

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Why is England not on this list ?

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no complaint here

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If its,so safe why do they have to wear space suits.

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