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Understanding GMOs and Tragedies

Argentina's Roundup Human Tragedy

Ten years of GM soy and glyphosate poisoning have escalated the rates of cancer and birth defects.

by Claire Robinson i-sis.org.uk

Argentina has become a giant experiment in farming genetically modified (GM) Roundup Ready (RR) soy, engineered to be tolerant to Roundup, Monsanto’s formulation of the herbicide glyphosate. The Argentine government, eager to pull the country out of a deep economic recession in the 1990s, restructured its economy around GM soy grown for export, most of which goes to feed livestock in Europe. In 2009, GM soy was planted on 19 million hectares - over half of Argentina’s cultivated land - and sprayed with 200 million litres of glyphosate herbicide [1]. Spraying is often carried out from the air, causing problems of drift.

http://poorrichards-blog.blogspot.com/2010/10/argentinas-rou...

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India and Pakistan

All the seed companies were bought up....now only BT cotton sold there...and only one strain of rice too.

Such a travesty to humanity and the world.

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Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
~ Margaret Mead