jueves, mayo 21, 2009

Danger: GM Wheat

Wheat Groups Worldwide Align on Biotechnology

By Eric Schroeder

BakingBusiness.com, May 14, 2009

Straight to the Source

WASHINGTON - With the view that acting together would minimize market disruptions, wheat industry groups in the United States, Canada and Australia said today they would work toward the objective of "synchronized commercialization of biotech traits in the wheat crop." Acknowledging the sensitivity of the subject in several parts of the world, including export markets such as Japan and the European Union, the groups issued a series of joint principles on wheat biotechnology.

A Farmer Speaks: No to GMO Wheat

Flour power
By Todd Leake
Grist Magazine, May 13, 2009
Straight to the Source

Editor's note: Several weeks ago, the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) issued a press release proclaiming that 75 percent of its member farmers support the rollout of genetically modified wheat seeds. According to NAWG, wheat farmers are clamoring to follow their corn and soy counterparts toward a biotech-dominated future. Todd Leake, a wheat farmer and NAWG member, has a different viewpoint.


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