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Re: [fukuoka_farming] FW: GMO

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  • Yugandhar S
    Thanks for the info. My NO is registered. Please everyone, cast your vote. Regards --Yugandhar ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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      Thanks for the info. My 'NO' is registered. Please everyone, cast your vote.

      Regards
      --Yugandhar

      On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 7:02 AM, FranandDave Nokes <fdnokes@...>wrote:

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      >
      >
      >
      > From: anjali_thomas@... <anjali_thomas%40shaw.ca>
      > To: ;
      > Subject: Fw: GMO
      > Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 11:28:22 -0800
      >
      > Hi
      > there,
      >
      > This
      > feels important to pass along.
      > Catherine
      > Reid
      >
      >
      > Please
      > circulate to your group, your garden club, whoever can help.
      >
      > The
      > Economist has a GM debate sponsored by BASF: "This house believes that
      > biotechnology and sustainable agriculture are complementary, not
      > contradictory."
      > We're
      > currently losing and the debate rounds up in the next 48 hours.
      >
      > Please
      > vote now and vote NO - and tell everyone you know to do the same.
      >
      > Show
      > the GM industry what you think of them with just one click - no signup,
      > name or
      > email needed - just go here -
      > http://preview-debates.economist.com/debate/overview/187/Biotechnology#
      >
      > and vote
      > AGAINST the motion.
      >
      > I
      > suspect this has been worded in an attempt to ask a 'soft' question, which
      > sounds harmless, so that people will be fooled into agreeing with it. But
      > the
      > fact is that GM and sustainable agriculture are NOT compatible, or
      > complementary, as the very presence of GM in an open space means that
      > organic
      > and other non-GM crops will inevitably be contaminated. This is happening
      > wherever GM crops are grown, and is well-documented. American farmers who
      > were
      > sold on GM ten years ago are now turning against it - listen to my podcast
      > at http://biobees.libsyn.com for
      > evidence of this.
      >
      > Don't
      > be fooled by industry propaganda: GM crops are TOTALLY INCOMPATIBLE with
      > sustainable agriculture.
      >
      > This
      > is not a definitive survey, but it is run by The Economist and will be used
      > by
      > the media as 'evidence' one way or the other.
      >
      >
      >
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