IRISH CALL FOR MORATORIUM ON GM CROPS

 GM-FREE IRELAND, 11 APRIL 2011

 IRISH CALL FOR MORATORIUM ON GM CROPS

 • GMO is “biggest threat” to island’s farmers •        Scientists accuse European Food Safety    Authority of corruption and fraud • Doctors invoke the Precautionary Principle • Consumers want GM-free Irish label to support responsible farmers

DUBLIN — The Irish government and the Northern Irish Assembly must implement a five-year moratorium on field trials and cultivation of GM crops on the island of Ireland, with immediate effect.

full article – www.gmfreeireland.org/press/GMFI53.pdf

Cultivation of GM crops is banned by 8 EU member states, 51 EU Regions and thousands of local areas. For details see: http://www.gmo-free-regions.org

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