Poland beekeepers kick Monsanto out of the hive, successfully ban bee-killing GM corn


A significant health freedom victory has taken place in the European nation of Poland, where all plantings of Monsanto’s MON810, a genetically-modified (GM) variety of maize (corn) that produces its own built-in Bt insecticide in every kernel, have been officially banned.

The decision comes after thousands of protesters recently took to the streets in demonstration of the undeniable fact that both MON810 and the chemicals applied to it are at least partially responsible for causing Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), the worldwide phenomenon in which entire swarms of honey bees disappear or turn up dead.

via Poland beekeepers kick Monsanto out of the hive, successfully ban bee-killing GM corn.

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Posted on June 2, 2012, in Business, Community, Environment, Food Security, Habitat, Health, Pollinators, Safety and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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