Hell hath no fury . . . like a mother whose child has been sickened by a toxin that’s almost impossible to avoid. Please read my article about a historic meeting that took place on Tuesday between the EPA and moms whose kids have by sickened by Monsanto's RoundUp herbicide glyphosate: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_30153.cfm Here's a picture of some of us after the meeting: Dr. Kristi Pullen of the National Resources Defense Council, Sarah Cusack of Thriving Family Health, Dr. Michael Hansen of Consumers Union, Zen Honeycutt of Moms Across America, Alexis Baden-Mayer of the Organic Consumers Association, Zoe Swartz of GMO Free Lancaster County and Anne Dietrich of the Truth In Labeling Coalition.
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Several dozen nations, thousands of local governments in the EU, and eight counties in the U.S. (in California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington) have created GMO-free zones by passing bans on genetically engineered crops. EU regulations permit member nations to establish GMO-free zones. As of 2012, there are 169 regions and 4,713 municipalities that have declared themselves GMO-free zones in…
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