Ecuador, ecologists say no to genetically modified seeds

Posted on September 25, 2012 • Filed under: Agriculture, Ecuador, Enviromental Issues reported that President Correa took up the debate on the use and transgenic research in the country, on September 1. That day regret not impose said “so many novelty” who-said – was driven by Alberto Acosta, which led to the approval of the art. 401 of the Constitution.

In a study published in 2008, the Environment Ministry said at least 70 food products containing additives of transgenic origin: oils, mayonnaise, chocolate, bread, candy, milk, tuna, sodas, meats, sausages, corn, soybeans rice. Furthermore, GMOs are present in medications to control diabetes and vaccines for human use. The industry is also a user of these products and, similarly, environmental remediation activity that uses microorganisms in oil spills…. Read Article

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