The new government has approved field trials for 21 new varieties of genetically modified (GM) crops, including staples such as rice and wheat. The controversial move is considered crucial to feeding India’s teeming millions but opposed by some activists as a health hazard. Read more.
Millions Against Monsanto Toronto yesterday’s march…not quite millions but thousands. It started with a Requiem for Bees at Queen’s Park then a march in perfect weather to Christie Pitts Park for the GMO-Free festival where Shiv Chopra, pres. of the Canadian Council on Food Sovereignty and Health was keynote speaker….read more
Saturday, May 24th, 2014
11:00 am at Queen’s Park, Toronto.
Dr. Shiv Chopra, health advocate and whistleblower will be the keynote speaker.