The American ‘Frankenstein Food’ giant Monsanto is giving up on a multi-million pound drive to force GM crops on to dinner tables in Britain and Europe. The company said the decision has been driven by the fact that the vast majority of farmers and consumers have no interest in growing or eating the crops. The move comes despite the fact the Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has made it his business to back GM farming and food.
Germanys Farm Minister Christian Schmidt and Bulgarias Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov both confirmed their countries strong opposition to GM crops on Friday.
Bulgarias position on that matter remains unchanged Bulgaria does not support allowing GM crops to be sold on the market and produced on the territory of the EU, said new Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov, speaking at Fridays parliamentary control session when asked to comment on Bulgarias stance on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the EU and the USA, FOCUS News Agency reported.
As regards GM crops, EUs basic legislation on GM crops is not included in the EUs negotiations mandate and it will not be amended as a result of the negotiations on the trade agreement. The Bulgarian position on that matter remains unchanged Bulgaria does not support allowing GM crops to be sold on the market and produced on the territory of the …
The companies claimed they had no choice because it was becoming increasingly difficult to find non-GM soya from Brazil, the USA and other sources. This has been denied by suppliers in Brazil, while supermarkets in many other countries, including a number in Europe, say they will continue to source non-genetically modified crops for their farm animals. The UK stores will not label the meat, eggs and milk coming from these animals to identify their GM diet despite research saying this is what most shoppers want. Critics of the decision suggest the stores have effectively allowed GM firms to decide UK food policy rather than customers.
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