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Canada’s NFU calls for halt in sale of GM alfalfa seeds

Saskatoon – The National Farmers Union (NFU) has written to Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay asking him to take immediate action to stop Monsanto licensee, Forage Genetics International, (FGI) from selling genetically modified (GM) alfalfa seed in Canada this spring. The NFU also asked the Minister to put border controls in place to prevent importation of contaminated conventional alfalfa seed from the USA. Continue reading

UK’s National Farmers’ Union accused of forming ‘unholy alliance’ with Big Chem

Guy Watson, a prominent organic farmer and owner of Riverford Organics, which operates a nationwide veg box scheme based in Devon and supplied by farms around the country, has taken aim at the NFU over its lobbying activity. Continue reading