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Bt Cotton Seeds of Suicide

Walking around Kuldeep Singh devoured Bt cotton fields in Chuge Kalan, Bathinda, we could still smell a variety noxious pesticides. Each of which could not stop the Whitefly, common suckling pest from destroying 95 percent of his Bt cotton. For Kuldeep, Monsanto’s promise of less pesticide use and higher yields had failed. Debt ridden and hopeless he ended his life by consuming ‘Salphas’ a common insecticide during a Bt Cotton protest in Bathinda [...]

Navdanya set out to find the real extent of the damage in Punjab. In the Bathinda region, we found most farmers had to either uproot their crops without harvesting any cotton [...] – Watch video:

image European Parliament Rejects Imports of Monsanto’s GM Liberty Link Maize

Sustainable Pulse, 17 December 2015

image USA - Public Pressure and Allies in Congress Keep “Rider” Blocking State Labeling of GMOs Out of Spending Bill

Center for Food Safety, 16 December 2015

image Thailand – PM orders shelving of GMO bill

Thai PBS, 15 December 2015


Venezuela to Soon Approve Seed Law to Ban GMO Seeds

teleSUR, 15 December 2015

image Philippines’ Supreme Court bans development of genetically engineered products

Greenpeace International, 11 December 2015

image Time for a free-Pioneer movement?

by Chuck Benbrook – The Des Moines Register, 11 December 2015





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