The development of genetically modified (GM) Bt cowpea for the lucrative African market is a threat to food sovereignty in the region.
Common sense may be out of vogue, but its value remains even when we have lost our ability to use it. The idea of putting disease organisms into the body through hollow needles, bypassing all of the normal defenses of the human organism like the gastrointestinal and respiratory systems and the skin, in order to make us healthy and resistant to the disease being injected, should not be something we just believe without question.
Is Factor GMO really the answer to our prayers for a truly unbiased GMO and Glyphosate safety study, or just another paper-pushing shill study rubber-stamped by the likes of Monsanto?
Under HB 3212 Jackson County could be allowed to waive the GMO ban if individual GMO growers claimed the ban had reduced the value of their property, or the county could face potentially millions of dollars in compensation claims.