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Urgent EU action alert: Say no to GMO maize cultivation!

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on January 18, 2017 - 1:02pm

Vote will take place 27 January

The European Commission has confirmed that it is planning a vote on Friday 27 January where it will push for the first GMO cultivation authorisations since 1998.

The crops in question include two new strains of GM maize — Syngenta’s Bt11 and DuPont Pioneer’s 1507 — as well as the re-approval for Monsanto’s MON810, which is already grown in Spain and Portugal.

There’s more information here:
http://www.gmwatch.org/news/latest-news/17233

Please share this information with all your contacts and get in touch with officials to ask them to oppose cultivation.

The Greens have created an online mobilisation site so that you can easily email or tweet to the key ministers in your country, in the national languages:
http://greens-efa-service.eu/nogmo/

Here you can find the agenda for the meeting on 27 January:
http://ec.europa.eu/food/sites/food/files/plant/docs/sc_modif-genet_20170127_agenda.pdf

Originally Posted: gmwatch.org

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