A tip of the hat to "chatnoir" for the following and much more.
Western Australia records country¹s first GM contamination
By Ricky Roxas | December 27, 2010 7:46 AM GMT
Western Australia now earns the distinction as the country's first site
of genetically modified (GM) canola contamination, with a farm in the
state's Great Southern region receiving confirmation from WA authorities
that its organic produces could be laced with contaminants.
Kojonup farm owner Steve Marsh confirmed to AAP on Monday that his
yields may have been compromised with GM canola and a notice was sent to
him by the WA government.
As result, the WA government was forced to revoke Marsh's organic
certification, which according to the farmer would render more than half
of his farm virtually useless with much of its cereal harvests poised to
The contamination would lead to huge damages, according to Marsh, who
added that he is mulling some legal actions to recoup his losses though
that would have to wait until an inquiry being conducted by the National
Association for Sustainable Agriculture Australia (NASAA) reaches its
Its bizarre that the produce manager is more important
to my children's health than the pediatrician.
- Meryl Streep
Are you better off than you were 30 years ago? 10 years ago? 1 year ago?
Thank Reaganomics/Thatcherism, a.k.a. Voodoo economics :O(
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