Delegates to the 5th Slow Food International Terra Madre endorse California's proposition 37 to label genetically modified ingredients in food
Today, October 29, 2012, the following statement was unanimously adopted by the 650 delegates representing 95 nations of the world participating in the Slow Food International Congress. Carlo Petrini gave an impassioned closing speech in which he emphasized the critical nature of this California vote in the global battle to take back control of our food system from the industrial food companies.
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Published in MailOnline, UK, September 28, 2012
The European Food Safety Authority orders review in to the research, conducted at a French university. Russia's decision could be followed by other nations
Experts at the University of Caen conducted an experiment running for the full lives of rats - two years.
-- The findings found raised levels of breast cancer, liver and kidney damage
-- The same trials also found minuscule amounts of a commonly used weed killer, Roundup
-- Both the GM corn and Roundup are the creation of US biotech company Monsanto