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gmo-monsanto-350x250-ssAccording to a local press release, Acción Colectiva [Collective Action] aims to achieve absolute federal declaration of the suspension of the introduction of transgenic maize in all its various forms, including experimental and pilot commercial plantings, in Mexico, “which is the birthplace of corn in the world.”

Just when you think there’s no winning against the biotech industry,news out of Mexico City shows that all is not lost. After years of deliberation,a Mexico judge has placed an indefinite ban on genetically-engineered corn.Effective immediately, companies like Monsanto and DuPont/Pioneer will nolonger be allowed to plant or sell their corn within the country’s borders.
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VLA COMMENT:  It is about time! I hope it holds.  I wonder what the World Trade Organization (WTO) thinks of this move.  Will they penalize Mexico for creating a trade barrier?  American multinational biotech companies have destroyed Mexico’s great crop resource…CORN…the staple for Mexican food…tortillias, tacos, etc. I hope they can clear out the polluted GMO strains, some how.

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