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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Europe’s Rejection of GMOs Ignites Eco-Farming Revolution

Timothy Eden, November 16, 2015 12:24 pm
Despite years of pressure and efforts by the European Union political elite in favor of genetically engineered (GE) crops, European citizens and national governments from a broad range of political backgrounds have won a major victory: 17 European countries and four European regions have chosen to ban GE crops. For those in the rest of the world who are fighting large-scale industrial and chemical agriculture—and the GE crops that abet it—this victory gives hope. Now they see hope for equitable and sustainable solutions such as ecological farming.

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